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74 bar and bat mitzvahs for deaf and hard-of-hearing youth held over Zoom

“2020 has been a particularly difficult year for the deaf and hearing-impaired population," said the International Young Israel Movement director.

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90-year-old dies of COVID-19 while preparing for 2nd adult bat mitzvah

Her shiva was conducted over Zoom, with family and friends from as far afield as Canada, Brazil and Israel sharing stories about Barat’s colorful and friendly spirit.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
10/10/2020

Bat Mitzvah has over 1,000 guests, flouting Health Ministry regulations

The bat mitzvah, held in the Shfela foothills on Thursday night, was the daughter of a wealthy businessman, and included many Israeli celebrities who took to the stage.

70-year-old woman undresses at Gilbert Gottfried’s daughter's bat mitzvah

During the Zoom bat mitzvah last week for the girl, a 70-year-old woman unwittingly removed her bathing suit and took a shower in full view of the other participants

By BEN SALES/JTA
24/06/2020

Celebrating your bat mitzvah in the time of the coronavirus

Throwing candy at the computer: Such is the bat mitzvah in the coronavirus era.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
25/04/2020

Cambodian royal family celebrates first bat mitzvah

Elior Koroghli is the great-granddaughter of MH King Monivong, who ruled Cambodia until 1941.

America Ferrera

Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?

The now 31-year-old beauty tells Late Night host Seth Meyers that in her youth, she had wanted to join the Jewish faith "for not very noble reasons."

By JPOST.COM STAFF
06/01/2020
The  top 10 Jewish  stories  of 2019

The top 10 Jewish stories of 2019

These are the Jewish stories that most captured our attention in 2019.

By JTA
27/12/2019
Letters

December 9, 2019: 20th century creation

Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.

Actress Tiffany Haddish celebrates her Judaism in lavish ‘Black Mitzvah’

The daughter of an Eritrean Jew, Haddish found out relatively late in life that she was Jewish but has embraced these Jewish roots in recent years.

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