Posted by Mitzvah Mag on May 11, 2011
Our Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program, a new and modern approach to classic training, combines the highest quality religious instruction with independent thought and creativity to fully engage young adults in this very important experience.
Whether planning a ceremony at home or abroad, students can use all the resources of 92Y to create a traditional ceremony or a ceremony that incorporates innovative elements, such as a play, music or dance.
With 92Y’s expertise in Judaism, our diverse educational and creative resources, and our commitment to inclusion and openness, the Connect Bar/Bat Mitzvah program prepares young adults for a lifetime of meaningful involvement in Jewish life and community.
Posted by Mitzvah Mag on May 10, 2011
Everything You Need To Know —From Creating A Memorable Ceremony To Choosing From The Latest Party Trends
By Bethany Kandel
When did you first picture your child standing up on the bimah, reading from the Torah on his or her bar/bat mitzvah day? Perhaps it was when you first discovered you were pregnant? Maybe it was at your son’s bris, or your daughter’s baby naming? Or maybe it was even the day of your sonogram, when you watched that perfect little heart beating on the black and white screen and your mind fast-forwarded right through teething and the terrible twos to the first day of school, learning to ride a bike and that important religious coming-of-age ritual. Read more »