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Religious Education Rituals

Religious Education Rituals

The bar mitzvah ceremony was developed as a public recognition of a legal and religious status, attained with or without the ritual.

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Child having a Bar Mitzvah

Grenades?! They're using grenades?! "Shut it off, shut it off," I yelled as my dad scrambled to find the remote control. I was nine years old and terrified. Why were these Japanese soldiers committing suicide? This movie, Letters from Iwo Jima, must be fiction-it couldn't have really happened, right?

Family celebrating a Bar Mitzvah

Like most parents, from the time we gave birth to our son, we had many hopes and dreams for him. We wanted him to have a good education, have friends and grow up to live a happy and prosperous life.

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