Keyword: mitzvah
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MAZEL TOV – Willow Ann Dantowitz was called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah at Congregation B’Nai Israel in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Sept. 5. Willow is the daughter of Audrey and Eliot … more
PAWTUCKET – Several times a week, in the lead-up to Passover, volunteers gather in the kitchen at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church to bake matzah. Most are members of the Jewish community, … more
(Kveller via JTA) – Just three days after my son’s Bar Mitzvah, it felt like it had been a lifetime. I didn’t sleep. I couldn’t eat. After the service – it was … more
This was a fun and fascinating column to write, as I had the opportunity to interview members of one of my favorite families: Rabbi Yossi Laufer, his wife, Shoshana, and two of their … more
I remember standing on the bimah reading from the Torah, almost one year ago. The moment was so special, with a feeling I will never forget. Preparing for my Bat Mitzvah was an exciting time – … more
Let me be frank; the way in which our community views the concept of B’nai Mitzvah is entirely broken. But first, let’s turn to the moment when Abraham, our forefather, chose a path of … more
For our Bar/Bat Mitzvah issue, The Jewish Voice asked several Rhode Island rabbis and a state senator to reflect on that most special day in every Jewish child’s life. Here are … more
Bar Mitzvah – Phyllis B. Solod attended her grandson Sivan A. Solod’s bar mitzvah on April 1 in Tel Aviv. Sivan is the son of Dr. Lynne A. Solod. more
Providence’s Temple Beth-El is one of 10 Reform congregations in North America selected to participate in the newly formed Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Community of Practice … more
Jonathan Cohen of Plainville, Massachusetts, was called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on  Sept. 10 at Congregation Agudas Achim in Attleboro. He is pictured with his proud parents, Jerry Cohen … more
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