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Bar Mitzvah Gift

  • Bar mitzvah is Hebrew for "son of commandment." When a Jewish boy turns 13, he has all the rights and obligations of a Jewish adult, including the commandments of the Torah

    As an important member of our community, the JRCC put together for you a unique package of Jewish items that are important and a source of blessing for every Jewish boy to have.

    You are now turning 12 years old! Mazal tov! This is a very exciting birthday. Next year you reach the great milestone – your Bar Mitzvah.

    Your 12th birthday is a perfect time to start preparing to become Bar Mitzvah. To learn of both the tremendous privilege and responsibilities of becoming Bar Mitzvah. Specifically, it is a good time to learn about our holidays and heroes, to discuss what it means to be a Jew, and what steps you could take, to dedicate yourself to the ideals and beliefs of our people. Please reach one of our JRCC rabbis for more information.

    The package that is delivered to every Jewish Russian boy at the age of 12 free of charge (if you do not meet any of these criteria you can buy the same basket from us visiting the following link www.jrccbookstore.org/????) has the following items:

    1.       A Siddur, with English translation – Prayer is at the very core of Judaism, our obligation and ability to communicate with our Creator. The Siddur contains all the prayers and blessings you will need.

    2.       A Tzedaka (Charity) box – Expressing kindness is a fundamental of our people. Your elegant Tzedakah box could be placed in a visible location to serve as a reminder to give charity on a regular basis.

    3.       A Kiddush Cup – Sanctifying Shabbos and Yom Tov, the Jewish holidays is done over a goblet of wine or grape juice. The enclosed, fancy kiddush cup, will help you bring in Shabbos with honor and respect.

    4.       A Kippa - Jewish law requires men to cover their heads as a sign of respect and reverence for G‑d when praying, studying Torah, saying a blessing or entering a synagogue. Traditionally, Jewish men and boys wear the kippah at all times, a symbol of their awareness of, and submission to, a "higher" entity.

    5.       Bar Mitzva guide – This unique brochure will introduce you to the basic concepts and traditions of a Bar Mitzva and prepare you for Bar Mitzva Club!

    Please discuss with your parents about our exciting Bar Mitzva Club. You can get more information on the program by clicking here or calling us at 416-222-7105 The JRCC is happy to help you plan to make your traditional Bar Mitzvah a most memorable

    Mazal tov! 

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