Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Layla Jules England

Layla Jules England was called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah on May 4 at Congregation Beth Or in Maple Glen. She is a...

Tessa Rose Steinberg

Tessa Rose Steinberg was called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah on April 6 at Congregation Beth Emeth in Wilmington, Delaware. She is a...

Ilan Jacob Slomich

Ilan Jacob Slomich was called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on April 13 at Congregation Beth Shalom. He is a seventh grade...

Synagogues Help Preserve Torahs That Survived the Holocaust

The two Torahs inside Temple Sholom in Broomall’s ark have different designs on their covers. One is colorful. The other is blue and white. But...

Here’s What Experts Say You Should Do With Your Kid’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah...

My favorite photo of my dad at his 1957 bar mitzvah shows him ...

My Bat Mitzvah Was Stressful. I Wanted Better for My Sons

I remember that she wore a white silk suit and an emerald green shirt.

Reva Revard

Reva Rosard, 83, became a bat mitzvah in December, achieving her long-held desire to step up to the Torah in front of family and...

Margaux Sylvia Kanter

Margaux Sylvia Kanter became a bar mitzvah on Jan. 14 at Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel in Philadelphia. Margaux is the son of Gregg Kanter and...

Caleb Joshua Berger

Caleb Joshua Berger was called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on March 31 in the Arava Desert in Israel. Caleb is the...
A group of tween girls in dresses, crazy hate and sunglasses are dancing to a line dance, with their hands in the air.

Today’s B’nai Mitzvah Tunes Take TikTok’s Cues

When Justin Kodroff had his bar mitzvah party in 2006, Lil Jon’s “Snap Yo Fingers” and Yung Joc’s “It’s Goin’ Down” were as big...