To My Son On Your Bar Mitzvah

Technically, you are now officially a Jewish adult and you had your first aliyah to the Torah. You also put on tallit and tefillin for the first time. I am not sure if you could see my face behind the camera I was holding, but I was beaming with pride.

My Birthright Bar Mitzvah

Vincent Blonigen became a bar mitzvah on his Birthright trip. He shares his story with TC Jewfolk as another round of Birthright registration is currently open.