Orphans celebrate bar mitzva at Kotel.
(photo credit: COLEL CHABAD)
Video by Eli Mandelbaum
One hundred and thirteen orphans from all over Israel celebrated their bar mitzva ceremonies together with their relatives on Monday, at a giant event in Jerusalem. The humanitarian arm of Chabad, Colel Chabad hosted the event, which began with a ceremony at the Western Wall and continued at the International Convention Center. The initiative aims to give the orphaned children a memorable bar mitzva that will aid them in their rehabilitation following the family tragedies they have undergone.
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