Growing up in another generation did not always afford women the passage of becoming a bat mitzvah. In her article, Sandra Rubenstein recounts her journey to become a bat mitzvah at Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades, CA.
This guide summarizes the requirements, preparation and choreography of becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah as a teen or an adult at Temple Beth El in Newark, DE.
This 2005 manual offers details and advice on every imaginable aspect of the process of becoming a Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Includes info about a minchah/havdalah service as well as a regular Shabbat morning service.
This detailed guide assists families to prepare for all aspects of a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, providing a timeline and guidance for learning service skills, assigning honors, complying with the building use policy, the mitzvah project, etc.
This guide outlines the process of becoming a bar/bat mitzvah, including the necessary preparations and responsibilities.
This is a transcript from edtalk, the listserv of Reconstructionist educators. In 2001, education intern Sarah Rubin asked for ideas about how to teach about the role of obligation in Judaism—particularly in the context of bar/bat mitzvah. What obligations do we have as individuals? What obligations does the Jewish community have to us?
This is a summary of exchanges among Reconstructionist educators on the EdTalk listserve (in 2000) about requirements for B'nai Mitzvah and their families. Contributions include summaries of policy, a debate on the need for the policies, and two anecdotes related to implementation of these policies.