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World's oldest man to celebrate bar mitzvah 100 years late

The world's oldest man, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, will celebrate his bar mitzvah.JTA, 9/15/2016, 4:37 AM

US envoy's son has bar mitzvah at his ancestors' shul in Prague

U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic celebrates son’s bar mitzvah in synagogue that his ancestors attended before the Holocaust.JTA, 8/29/2016, 5:44 AM

Jewish boxer has second bar mitzvah on Masada

Grandson of Holocaust survivor 'brought people to tears' with second bar mitzvah on historic Israeli site.JTA, 8/23/2016, 9:40 PM

IDF orphans gain strength in America

Orphans of IDF soldiers are celebrating their coming of age, together, in a trip to America.Rachel Kaplan, 7/27/2016, 1:28 PM

Autistic teen celebrates Bar Mitzvah in special ceremony

Teen able to mark an Aliyah to the Torah via the Shahak LeBnei Mitzvah program in Modi'in.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/29/2016, 11:34 AM

50 Holocaust survivors have a delayed Bar Mitzvah

In a moving ceremony at the Kotel, 50 survivors denied their Bar or Bat Mitzvah by Nazis finally get the opportunity to do so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 6:18 PM

Florida official has belated bar mitzvah at Western Wall

Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, candidate for Senate, recently 'came out' as Jewish.JTA, 4/24/2016, 11:27 AM

Israeli orphans celebrate bar and bat mitzvahs in Jerusalem

110 Israeli children who are orphaned or lost one parent celebrated their bar and bat mitzvahs in Jerusalem.JTA, 4/21/2016, 1:57 AM

22 sick children celebrate bar and bat mitzvahs at the Kotel

Kav Lachayim brings 22 sick children from around the country together for an emotional bar and bat mitzvah ceremony at the Kotel.Reut Hadar, 4/12/2016, 10:37 AM

Watch: Celebrating 'Bar Mitzvah Time,' rap style

Black Jewish rap star teams up with maverick hassidic singer in a song to fund Bar Mitzvahs for the less fortunate.Yoni Kempinski, 3/17/2016, 6:30 PM

Rivlin hosts Bar Mitzvah event for child victims of terror

We pay a price for our being Jews, President Rivlin tells 58 child terror victims who are celebrating their Bar Mitzvah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 4:43 AM

Terror victim Naor Shalev celebrates Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Two months after nearly losing his life in brutal Pisgat Ze'ev stabbing, Naor Shalev is called up to the Torah at the Kotel.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2015, 12:02 PM

How Palestinian terrorists practice ‘bar mitzvah’

This is how Palestinian Arab kids pass into adulthood. Jewish kids do it somewhat differently. Jack Engelhard, 11/11/2015, 6:14 AM

James Franco to Celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Comedic actor Seth Rogen plans to host bar mitzvah celebration for friend and fellow star as part of his Alzheimer's awareness foundation.Cynthia Blank, 7/22/2015, 9:56 PM

Moving: Holocaust Survivors Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

After more than half a century, survivors finally undergo ceremony denied to them by the NazisHezki Baruch, 7/13/2015, 1:50 PM

Queens Family Moves Up Bar Mitzvah to Show Solidarity

A resident of Queens, NY, decided that now was the time to come to Israel for a family celebration - rockets or no rockets.Yosef Berger, 7/17/2014, 2:15 PM

Soldiers Salute Holocaust Survivors at Kotel Bar Mitzvah

IDF honors survivors from mental health hospitals who held a belated bar mitzvah at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2014, 1:51 PM

Robbed by the Nazis, 51 Survivors Finally Have Their Barmitzvahs

Sderot Municipality and other groups organize Bar Mitzvah ceremony in 'an historic act of justice and kindness'.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 5/20/2014, 6:55 PM

'The First Time I Put On Tefillin Since The War'

MDA holds moving bar mitzvah ceremony at Western Wall for 87 Holocaust survivors who were robbed of the experience by the Nazis.Ari Yashar, 4/9/2014, 3:37 PM

'Muslim Boy' Has His Bar Mitzvah at The Western Wall

Yad L'achim rescued Jewish mother and her three children from abusive imprisonment in Arab village, now her son has become a bar mitzvah.Haim Lev, Ari Yashar, 4/7/2014, 3:16 PM

113 Orphaned Boys to Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Colel Chabad in Jerusalem will host a mega bar mitzvah celebration for 113 orphaned boys and their families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2014, 12:46 AM

NYPD Officer Has Bar Mitzvah 14 Years Later

Mark Schwartz of Queens realizes bar mitzvah was something missing in his life, now feels 'proud to be a Jew.'Ari Yashar, 3/7/2014, 9:59 AM

Bar Mitzvah: 'I Was a Muslim from Gaza, Now I'm a Jew'

Bar mitzvah for son of Jewish woman tricked into marrying and living with Arab in Gaza, escaped amid escalating abuse.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2014, 10:25 AM

Bar Mitzvah Boy Dies of Wounds

Nehorai Danino was mortally wounded Wednesday when an ATV overturned.Gil Ronen, 4/2/2013, 3:19 PM

Photos: 111 Orphans Celebrate Special Bar Mitzvah

111 boys who have reached the age of Bar celebrated in a unique event organized by Colel Chabad in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 3/18/2013, 9:29 AM

Holocaust Survivors Finally Get Bar Mitzvahed - 70 Years Later

A unique Bar Mitzvah ceremony took place at the Kotel - ot for thirteen year old kids, but for a group of Holocaust survivorsDavid Lev, 2/4/2013, 10:00 PM

IDF Orphans Celebrate Gala Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

Dozens of young boys and girls who have lost a parent during IDF service celebrated their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs MondayDavid Lev, 10/29/2012, 10:59 PM

Holocaust Survivors Celebrate Belated Bar Mitzvah

Holocaust survivors belatedly celebrated their coming-of-age in a moving ceremony at the Western Wall.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 11:05 AM

Bar Mitzvah Fireworks Cause Trouble for NY Congressman

A NY congressman solicited donations from constituent who sought his help in obtaining permits for bar mitzvah fireworks celebrationRachel Hirshfeld , 8/16/2012, 4:26 PM

Actor David Arquette Celebrates 'Bar Mitzvah' at Kotel

American actor David Arquette, 41, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah – albeit slightly late – at the Western Wall this week.Chana Ya'ar, 6/11/2012, 6:24 PM

Group Hosts Special Bar, Bat Mitzvahs for Deaf Children

The Council of Young Israel Rabbis plans its 12th bar and bat mitzvah ceremony for young men and women with hearing problems.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 4:54 PM

'Miracle' Quadruplets Celebrate Fourfold Bar Mitzvah

The 'Mizrachi boys' - all four of them - celebrated their joint Bar Mitzvah in style, 13 years after the birth of the quadruplets.David Lev, 9/15/2011, 3:43 PM

Mazal Tov! Deaf and Hearing Impaired Celebrate Bar-Bat Mitzvah

CYIR's Judaic Heritage Program for Israel's Deaf and Hearing Impaired held its annual Bar and Bat Mitzvah Celebration this week in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva TV, 5/20/2011, 6:12 AM

109 Orphans Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall

Collel Chabad arranged a Bar Mitzvah celebration at the Kotel for 109 orphans it supports.Elad Benari, 4/14/2011, 3:12 AM

Peres Salutes Bar and Bat Mitzvah Children of Fallen Soldiers

President Peres salutes Bar and Mitzvah children of fallen soldiers. Although parents are absent, he said,, “our people are with you.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/27/2010, 10:10 AM

Homesh Sees First Bar Mitzvah since 2005 Expulsion

The town of Homesh, destroyed in the Disengagement, is the site of a bar mitzvah for the first time in years.Maayana Miskin, 6/7/2010, 6:58 PM

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Youth Overcome Sound of Silence for Deaf

Fifty-four boys and girls celebrated their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs Monday in the Council of Young Israel Rabbis for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired. Yoni Kempinski, 5/25/2010, 3:57 PM

108 Orphans Celebrate Bar Mitzvah at Western Wall

A special Bar Mitzvah ceremony at Jerusalem's Western Wall honored 108 orphans, who were provided with everything for their special day.Malkah Fleisher, 3/23/2010, 9:10 PM

Nearly Half of Israeli Bar Mitzvahs Celebrated at Western Wall

Families from abroad are also increasingly choosing to commemorate the event at the Holy Temple remnant.Hillel Fendel, 3/9/2010, 2:42 PM

IDF Orphans Bar-Bat Mitzvah

The IDF holds its annual celebration for children of fallen soldiers who have become bar or bat mitzva.Yoni Kempinski, 3/5/2010, 3:13 PM

Prison Rabbi Resigns for Bar Mitzvah Behind Bars

What's wrong with dancing the hora and eating herring at a bar mitzvah? Not when it's held in jail. The rabbi who organized the party resigned.Avraham Zuroff, 6/18/2009, 6:39 AM