Saturday, August 29, 2015 Elul 14, 5775
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Hoping to turn the B'nai Mitzvah experience from a graduation ceremony to a true entry point to Jewish life, two local congregations are participating in a national pilot project organized by the Reform movement while others are experimenting with their own strategies.
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Two local congregations are front and center in the Reform movement’s newest experiment, what it is dubbing the “B’nai Mitzvah Revolution.”
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JTA
The Dallas teen star of a bar mitzvah dance performance that has gone viral in recent weeks is raising eyebrows across the country. Over-the-top bad-for-the-Jews excess or just a bit of good fun?
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A group of 11 women complete an unlikely journey to the bimah.
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Sally Friedman, Special Sections Feature
After just a few minutes of conversation, it becomes clear that they are a sisterhood. Not an official one with meetings and programs, but one of the heart and spirit. The 11 women who chose to have a group Bat Mitzvah long after their 13th birthdays shared something unique and precious last summer, something that they know will be a...
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From teens to grandparents, 30 men and women from the area celebrated their B'nai Mitzvah in Israel during a December 2012 mission trip organized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
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