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Watch: Ishay Lapidot sings 'Vehi she'amda'

At a Colel Chabad event for orphaned bar mitzvah boys, MK Idit Silman goes onstage, asking singer Ishay Lapidot to sing 'Vehi she'amda.'

Watch: Ishay Lapidot sings 'Vehi she'amda'player

Ori, wife of officer killed by friendly fire: Keep on living

'If Itamar had made that error, what would I want for him? And the answer is that I would want for him the strength to move beyond this.'

Ori, wife of officer killed by friendly fire: Keep on living

The Hannukah of fools

The lights mean that while Jews remain true to G-d and Torah, He would be there. Explain that to Kamala, Ben and Jerry, George Soros.Op-ed.

The Hannukah of fools

Member of Arab clan in Lod celebrates his Bar Mitzvah

"My ex-husband repeatedly tried to tear him from my hands with threats and lawsuits, but I didn’t give in. I knew that Yair was my future."

Member of Arab clan in Lod celebrates his Bar Mitzvah

Middle school goes virtual after COVID outbreak at bar mitzvah of Chris Christie’s nephew

Middle school in New Jersey goes virtual after coronavirus outbreak reported at bar mitzvah of former Governor Chris Christie's nephew.

School goes virtual after Chris Christie's nephew's bar mitzvah

Bahrain celebrates first Bar Mitzvah in 16 years

Boy reads from Torah scroll commissioned by Jared Kushner in first Bar Mitzvah in Bahrain since before he was born.

Bahrain celebrates first Bar Mitzvah in 16 years

Attorney General Mandelblit prays at Rachel's Tomb

Israel's Attorney General arrives at Rachel's Tomb to pray in honor of his grandson's Bar Mitzvah.

Attorney General Mandelblit prays at Rachel's Tomb

Two weeks after being rescued from Ramallah, boy celebrates his Bar Mitzvah

More than 60 Jewish children who were rescued from Arab villages attended special camps run by Yad L'Achim this summer.

Boy rescued from Ramallah celebrates his Bar Mitzvah

A letter to my grandson for his bar mitzvah: An Iggeres for the new generation

A bar mitzvah letter from grandfather to grandson on humility, leadership, and striving to be the best we can be.

A letter to my grandson for his bar mitzvah

Story revealed about Rabbi Lau's Bar Mitzvah

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau conversation with students of ORT Maalot yeshiva forced to give up bar mitzvah because of COVID-19 fear.

Story revealed about Rabbi Lau's Bar Mitzvah

To all those now celebrating life events: Rejoice!

Rejoice in the event that, maybe from the technical point of view, is not going to be big, but which is going to be big in your heart.

To all those now celebrating life events: Rejoice

Israeli singer Aviv Gefen celebrates son's Bar Mitzvah

Gefen's son, named after Bob Dylan, put on Tefillin with the help of singer Eviatar Banai

Israeli singer Aviv Gefen celebrates son's Bar Mitzvah

When can the performance of a great mitzva bring our people into disrepute?

Sacntifying G-d's Name and desecrating His Name are sometimes a hairsbreadth apart.

Can the performance of a mitzva bring our people into disrepute?

'Bark' Mitzvah for dogs trend persists

Rachel Paige from Los Angeles conducts 'Bark Mitzvah' for her 13-year-old dog.

'Bark' Mitzvah for dogs trend persistsplayer

MDA volunteer Yossi Shmulevich celebrates his Bar Mitzvah at age 48

MDA volunteer Yossi Shmulevich never heard a Torah reading before or donned Tefillin. At age 48, he finally celebrated his Bar Mitzvah.

MDA volunteer celebrates his Bar Mitzvah at age 48

Exciting bar mitzvah for victims of hostilities at Western Wall

Victims of Hostilities Organization holds Bar and Bat Mitzvah ceremony for children affected by Islamic attacks.

Exciting bar mitzvah for victims of hostilities at Western Wallplayer

Celebrating and longing: A Bar Mitzvah in the Salomon family

Avinoam Salomon, son of Elad who was murdered in the Neve Tzuf terror attack, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah with family and friends.

Celebrating and longing: A Bar Mitzvah in the Salomon family

Brazilian-born Holocaust survivor has bar mitzvah at age 91

Andor Stern, a survovir of Auschwitz, celebrates his bar mitzvah at Sao Paulo's oldest synagogue.

Brazilian-born Holocaust survivor has bar mitzvah at age 91

'I felt as if my father was saying, 'I'm proud of you''

A 93-year-old Holocaust survivor is celebrating his bar mitzvah on 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht.

'I felt as if my father was saying, 'I'm proud of you''

Rabbi with ALS makes cross-country trip for son’s bar mitzvah

Rabbi with Lou Gehrig's disease and unable to move travels from California to Brooklyn for his son's bar mitzvah.

Rabbi with ALS makes cross-country trip for son’s bar mitzvah

Youth from FSU, Eastern Europe celebrate at Western Wall

Watch: Youth from the FSU and Eastern Europe receive tefillin and candlesticks as part of a unique bar and bas mitzvah journey.

Youth from FSU, Eastern Europe celebrate at Western Wallplayer

80 deaf Israeli children have bar and bat mitzvah ceremony

80 deaf and hard-of-hearing Israeli children have joint bar and bat mitzvah ceremony in Jerusalem. Jewish Agency Chair: 'Deeply emotional.'

80 deaf Israeli children have bar and bat mitzvah ceremony

20 Jewish youths rescued from Arab villages celebrate at Kotel

Youths rescued with their mothers from Arab villages come to Western Wall for special Bar/Bat Mitzvah program organized by Yad L'Achim.

20 Jewish youths rescued from Arab villages celebrate at Kotel

Watch: Boy rescued from Arab village puts on tefillin at Kotel

Two and a half years ago, A. knew he was Jewish but did not speak a word of Hebrew. Now he reads from his Bar Mitzvah Torah portion.

Watch: Boy rescued from Arab village puts on tefillin at Kotelplayer

Son of executed Rosenbergs celebrates belated bar mitzvah

Chabad hosts Robert Meeropol, 'bar mtizvahs' him in spontaneous celebration.

Son of executed Rosenbergs celebrates belated bar mitzvah

Congratulations to Bennett: Son celebrates Bar Mitzvah at Kotel

Yoni, Education Minister's eldest son, celebrates Bar Mitzvah at Western Wall today. 'The most Jewish place."

Congratulations to Bennett: Son celebrates Bar Mitzvah at Kotel player

'They celebrate bar mitzvah for a dog and they're called Jews?'

MK wonders in Knesset speech about Jewishness of US Reform community; 'There are people there who are doubtfully Jews.'

'They celebrate bar mitzvah for a dog and they're called Jews?'

First conviction in Bar Mitzvah lynching attempt

16 days imprisonment, 12 months conditional sentence, and compensation imposed on Arab who stole cell phone of child on the nightmare hike.

First conviction in Bar Mitzvah lynching attempt

Watch: Special Bar Mitzvah celebration for 120 orphans

Colel Chabad, Israel’s longest running social services organization, presents orphaned boys with Bar mitzvah Celebration before Passover.

Watch: Special Bar Mitzvah celebration for 120 orphansplayer

Elderly Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah

Holocaust survivor, 83, has belated bar mitzvah to remember perished family.

Elderly Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah

A special Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall

18 immigrants from Ethiopia celebrate their Bar Mitzvahs with US students and singing at Western Wall in Jerusalem.

A special Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall

Second operation for teenager injured in stone attack

Family hopes young woman can participate in brother's Bar Mitzvah celebration tomorrow, after operation today following Wadi Ara attack.

Second operation for teenager injured in stone attack

Arab rioter who attempted to lynch children to face trial

First prosecution in attempted lynching of school-children on Bar Mitzvah hike.

Arab rioter who attempted to lynch children to face trial

'They threatened to kill us'

Children who were attacked by Arab mob during bar mitzvah hike speak about the harrowing experience, say the Arabs threatened to kill them.

'They threatened to kill us'

After surviving lynch mob, schoolchildren to attempt hike again

Group nearly lynched by Arab rioters during Samaria hike last Thursday is making a second attempt - and calls on the public to join them.

After surviving lynch mob, schoolchildren to attempt hike again

Father who saved children from lynch threatened

Facebook page calls for revenge, death of Jewish father who saved 25 children from violent Arab mob on Thursday.

Father who saved children from lynch threatened

Bar mitzvah for boy rescued from Arab village

Not an eye remained dry the moment the Bar Mitzvah boy donned his tefillin after being rescued from an Arab village.

Bar mitzvah for boy rescued from Arab village

Watch: Holocaust survivors celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

45 Holocaust survivors celebrate their Bar and Bat Mitzvah at the Western Wall after being unable to do so during the war period.

Watch: Holocaust survivors celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the Kotelplayer

Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah 80 years late

Holocaust survivor dances after reading Torah portion for the first time at age 93.

Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah 80 years late

5 students celebrate belated bar mitzvah

Chabad Vienna hosts belated bar mitzvah celebration for 5 students in business school.

5 students celebrate belated bar mitzvahplayer