Joyous Occasions

Where we live, many people practice the custom of studying for and then celebrating a Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Many of the children begin their religious studies in preschool with some area preschools providing an introduction to the traditions of Judaism as well as an excellent preschool curriculum. Our daughter, the one in sixth grade, […]

Never Too Late

Spring is the season for First Holy Communions and Confirmations. But throughout the year, Jewish Bar and Bat Mitzvah ceremonies and celebrations occur. Usually, children ages 12 or 13 for girls, the Bat Mitzvahs, and age 13 for boys, the Bar Mitzvahs are the celebrants. But, an article in the online New York Times from […]