Tag Archives: Bar Mitzvah

Everything You Need To Know About the Tallit

Sep 13, 2022  |  By Abby S

The Tallit is perhaps the most recognizable and universal Jewish ritual object, with a rich history going back millennia. Despite its long history, plenty of questions regarding the Tallit remain, even for people who have been wearing it for years! This guide will tell you everything you need to know about the Tallit, including its origins, the different types, and how to pick the Tallit that is right for you. […]


Bar Mitzvah, Judaism’s Unique Transition Ritual

Jun 22, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The term “Bar Mitzvah” refers to two things: As soon as a Jewish boy turns 13 years old he automatically becomes a “bar mitzvah”, and is recognized by Jewish tradition as having the same moral and ethical responsibilities for his decisions and actions as a full grown man. However, the term “bar mitzvah” also refers to the religious ceremony that occurs in most Jewish communities to mark this occasion. The […]


Jewish Milestones & Their Celebrations

Apr 30, 2019  |  By Mari

In the words of Tevyeh from Fiddler on the Roof, “To life! To life! L’Chaim!” and life is surely something to celebrate. In Judaism there are a few milestones that call for a big celebration and who doesn’t love a good party. These three major times in that occur in hopefully everyone’s life are not only a celebration of the person reaching the milestone, but also of family and friends […]

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