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Three adults celebrate bat, bar mitzvahs at Temple Judea in Coral Gables
Three adults celebrate bat, bar mitzvahs at Temple Judea in Coral GablesWhen I was a child growing up in the Christian faith, one of the highlights of my life was the day I was baptized. While there was no set time for this spiritual ritual in the Baptist church where I was a member, I was always told that I should become born ...read more
Source: Miami Herald
Published on Tue, 29 May 2018 19:57:00 GMT
Nearly Half of Israeli Bar Mitzvahs Celebrated at Western Wall
Nearly Half of Israeli Bar Mitzvahs Celebrated at Western WallOver 40 percent of Israeli families who had the choice celebrated their sons’ Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall in 2009, the Western Wall Legacy Foundation reports. Many families from abroad did the same. Several years ago, the Foundation learned that ...read more
Source: Arutz Sheva
Published on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Why 83 Is The New 13 For Bar Mitzvahs
Why 83 Is The New 13 For Bar MitzvahsJeremy Piven had one. So did the former owner of my pharmacy. And Kirk Douglas had two. Stumped? These men all stepped up to the bimah to have a second bar mitzvah. Not to be confused with the now familiar adult bar mitzvah, a second bar mitzvah is akin to ...read more
Source: The Forward
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:00:00 GMT
From Bar Mitzvahs to Mardi Gras: A Jewish life in gender-bending drag
From Bar Mitzvahs to Mardi Gras: A Jewish life in gender-bending dragThis time last year, Jewish psychotherapist and Bar Mitzvah teacher Kim Gotlieb was preparing to strut down Oxford Street in a pair of towering heels. "I'm the president of Dayenu, which is the Jewish LGBT group in Sydney, and we've had [a Mardi Gras float ...read more
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published on Sat, 03 Mar 2018 11:30:00 GMT
'Harry Caray' never breaks character
'Harry Caray' never breaks characterTalks about real offers to do bar mitzvahs from fans at Toast to Harry who thought he was an actor as well as "overrated" former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster. Talks about real offers to do bar mitzvahs from fans at Toast to Harry who thought he was an actor ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:54:00 GMT
Is it worth $1M more to uncover emails about bar mitzvahs and breast exams?
Is it worth $1M more to uncover emails about bar mitzvahs and breast exams?Kathleen Kane's private dragnet for lewd and offensive emails captured hundreds of innocuous messages about everything from bar mitzvahs to breast exams, Attorney General Bruce Beemer said Tuesday. But it failed to shed any new light on inappropriate ...read more
Source: The Patriot-News
Published on Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:37:00 GMT
Destination Bar Mitzvahs: A 21st Century Twist on An Ancient Tradition
Destination Bar Mitzvahs: A 21st Century Twist on An Ancient TraditionThis post was contributed by a community member. Ten years ago travel maven Ellen Paderson pioneered the concept of destination Bar and Bat Mitzvahs – or Bar Mitzvah cruises and vacations. "Back then, travel agents on occasion planned destination bar or ...read more
Source: USA Patch
Published on Sun, 17 Apr 2016 14:06:00 GMT
Holocaust Survivors Get Bar Mitzvahs In Jerusalem 70 Years Later
Holocaust Survivors Get Bar Mitzvahs In Jerusalem 70 Years LaterTEL AVIV – Fifty Holocaust survivors were finally given Bar Mitzvahs 70 years after they should have undergone the Jewish coming-of-age ceremony. Due to World War II and the Holocaust, these men and women, who are now in their late seventies and ...read more
Source: Breitbart News
Published on Tue, 03 May 2016 15:57:00 GMT