Toldot: Think Before You Act

Toldot: Think Before You Act

This is a series for the bar/bat mitzvah parent on quick, concise and meaningful messages from the weekly Torah portion – perfect for use in a parent speech. *** Never, ever go shopping when you’re hungry. If you’re starving in the supermarket, your cart is...
Noach: Stick to Your Values

Noach: Stick to Your Values

This is a series for the bar/bat mitzvah parent on quick, concise and meaningful messages from the weekly Torah portion. They’re messages appropriate for any background – and appropriate to give in a speech to your young man or woman embarking on a journey...
Bereishit: Taking Responsibility

Bereishit: Taking Responsibility

The first in a series for the bar/bat mitzvah parent on quick, concise and meaningful messages from the weekly Torah portion. They’re messages appropriate for any background – and appropriate to give in a speech to your young man or woman embarking on a journey...

Bar Mitzvah Ceremony 101

The Bar Mitzvah ceremony A bar mitzvah is one of the most important landmark occasions in one’s Jewish life. At the age of 13, the Bar Mitzvah boy is entered into the world of mitzvot, the world in which he assumes responsibility for himself as a member of the Jewish...