Most descriptions of an adult bar or bat mitzvah tend to focus on people of a certain age: women old enough to have grown up when females had no ritual purpose on the bimah (pulpit) of any synagogue and 83-year-old men who celebrate a second bar mitzvah, having lived a life span of 70 years since Author: Ellen Jaffe-Gill. I am a young adult woman, not affiliated with any branch of Judaism. I have heard of adults becoming bar/bat mitzvah and am enquiring whether this is possible with Chabad, because I am interested in this possibility for myself. A Jewish girl becomes bat mitzvah at the age of twelve. On your twelfth Author: Chani Benjaminson.
An Adult Bat Mitzvah Journey By Rabbi Sandra M. Rubenstein On the 7th day of Sivan, 5760 (June 10, 2000), the second day of Shavuot, eleven of my fellow congregants and I crossed a significant threshold of adult Jewish life and became bat and bar mitzvah. 1-16 of 144 results for Books: "adult bat mitzvah" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. The Ultimate Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration Book: A Guide to Inspiring Ceremonies and Joyous Festivities. by Jayne Cohen and Lori Weinrott | Mar 30, 2004.
Yet, no matter the reason for an adult bar or bat mitzvah, there is one important thing to keep in mind: regardless of background, any Jewish person over the age of 13 is already considered bar mitzvah. So, adult b’nei mitzvah are essentially wonderful occasions and opportunities to learn, celebrate, and recommit to Judaism.