Bnei Mitzvah Experience

Bar and Bat Mitzvah in Park East

Park East Synagogue takes great pride in its hands on Bar and Bat Mitzvah program. Children that are to be Bar or Bat Mitzvah’d in Park East are to write a three page essay on what it is that makes them proud to be Jewish citing either a famous Jewish personality, concept or mitzvah. Once completed the Bar or Bat Mitzvah will present this paper in person to Rabbi Arthur Schneier. Additionally Bar or Bat Mitzvahs may find the following readings useful in preparing them for this important milestone in their lives:

Rabbi Mordechai Becher Gateway to Judaism: The What, How, and Why of Jewish Life

Rabbi Nachman Cohen Bar and Bat Mitzvah and Beyond

Rabbi Shraga Simmon’s article ABC’s of Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Rabbi Elchanan Poupko’s article July 4th as a Day of Reflection