Three simchas, two years, no problems.
A new breed of Bar and Bat Mitzvahs are countering the over-the-top party, with mindful approaches that bring new meaning to this rite of passage.
Last month Nina questioned the educational path her son would take as he becomes a bar mitzvah. She promised a follow-up, and boy does she deliver.
As Nina’s children start to reach B’nai Mitzvah-age, she finds herself wondering how to best honor the tradition in a way that makes sense for her family.
Just days removed from Bat Mitzvah weekend, I reflect on a few of the things that went well for myself and my daughter, and offer tips on how you can survive as well.
Nearly incoherent ramblings of a father who is seven days away from Bat Mitzvah weekend(and possibly nine days away from a visit to Bedlam Insane Asylum).
Becoming a Bat Mitzvah at age 27 sheds light on faith and future as a Jew. Sarah Malakoff shares her experience of becoming a Jew in adulthood alongside her fellow B’nei Mitzvah students.