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The Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah | My Jewish Learning adult or bar


An adult bar/bat mitzvah is a bar or bat mitzvah of a person older than the customary age. Traditionally, a bar or bat mitzvah occurs at age 13 for boys and 12 for.

The Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Although not associated with puberty, this rite represents a spiritual "coming of age" for adult Jews. By Ellen Jaffe-Gill.

Bar mitzvah simply means “a man bound by the mitzvah,” and the celebration of becoming “a bar mitzvah” marks the day that a boy becomes obligated to do all the mitzvahs. On your thirteenth Jewish birthday, you reach adulthood according to Jewish law, and become responsible for.

And adult bar mitzvahs have become something of a Hollywood fashion, with recent years seeing ceremonies for Paula Abdul and James.