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Bar Mitzvah 101 – 5 Things You Need to Know

Bar mitzvahs can seem complicated with lots of foreign-sounding words and traditions that perhaps you haven’t quite yet mastered. When you break it down, however, the elements of a bar or bat mitzvah are really not that difficult to understand. … Continue reading

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Congratulations, “You’re a man!”?

“Today I am a man” — the traditional opening to a bar mitzvah speech — is not a piddling statement, especially coming from a 13-year-old. This incredible documentary preview got us thinking: what is it like growing into manhood in … Continue reading

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