Every Jewish boy turning 13 has the same rights with adults. In other words, he becomes a “bar mitzvah”. Jewish boys who have become a bar mitzvah are responsible for their behaviours and decisions.
Bar is a Jewish word literally meaning 'son' in Hebrew and mitzvah means 'commandment' or 'law'. Thus, bar mitzvah can be translated as "son of commandment". -
Boys will go to the synagogue with their family on the first Monday or Thursday when they turn 13 and put on tefillin and can attend minyan required for any ceremony. That the boy attends a Shabbat prayer, reads parashah on the first Saturday following tefillin ceremony is such a tradition every Jewish family celebrates with pride.
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Every Jewish boy turning 13 has the same rights with adults. In other words, he becomes a “bar mitzvah”. Jewish boys...
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