bar mitzva

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) celebrates on the field
Julian Edelman says he is studying for his bar mitzvah

Edelman, 33, also said he has attended synagogue during the football season.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
10/03/2020
Lil Dicky
Lil Dicky reveals what got his rap career started: Bar mitzvah money

When asked by Kimmel if his parents approved of how he planned on spending the money, Burd unhesitatingly shook his head and said "no" as the audience laughed.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
09/03/2020
Syrian donates tree after bar mitzvah was canceled due to coronavirus

Aboud Dandachi isn’t Jewish or Israeli but he donated $18 in honor of Ruben Golran to the Canadian branch of the Jewish National Fund to plant a tree in Israel in the teen’s honor.

By BEN SALES/JTA
04/03/2020
Jeff Goldblum decided to be an actor while studying for his bar mitzvah

Jeff Goldblum recounts his history on TV, including how Judaism helped him decide to become an actor

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
23/01/2020
Holocaust survivors celebrate their bar mitzvah at the Western Wall, January 2020
80 Holocaust survivors celebrate bar, bat mitzvah at Western Wall

"My two children don't live in Israel and I lost my husband a long time ago," said Bella. "This event was closure for me."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
22/01/2020
united airlines
Rabbi officiates bar mitzvah aboard United Airlines flight – watch

“He remarked that he knows the Shema, and says it sometimes, but he said he is 44 years old and had never put tefillin on in his life,” Rabbi Kalman Weinfeld explained.

17/01/2020
French Holocaust survivors celebrate bar, bat mitzvahs at Western Wall

‘I am doing this in memory of my family who died in the Shoah.’

Brazilian-born Holocaust survivor has bar mitzvah at age 91

“This is our answer to Hitler and Nazism,” Rabbi Toive Weitman, the head of the Sao Paulo Holocaust memorial who led the ceremony, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

By JTA
13/11/2019
The hands of Shalom Shtamberg, a 93-year old Holocaust survivor, are seen during his bar mitzvah
Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah on Kristallnacht anniversary

Fred Behrend had his original bar mitzvah ceremony 80 years ago in Cuba, where his family had fled from Germany before settling in the United States.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
08/11/2019
Grapevine: Transition to manhood

A bar mitzvah is a significant celebration at any time and for every family, but for a congregation, it’s even more so when it’s the rabbi’s son whose bar mitzvah is being celebrated.

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