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World’s Oldest Man, Yisrael Kristal z’l, Passes at 113

Mr. Kristal made sweets to thank the Russians who liberated him from the death camp, and later opened a candy shop in Haifa.

36 Bereaved Girls Treated to Bat Mitzvah Celebration in Jerusalem

The Jewish welfare organization Colel Chabad this week hosted a Bat Mitzvah celebration  in Jerusalem for 36 girls who have lost a parent. Most of...

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat Visits Temple Mount

He also chided Tel Aviv for encouraging violence by cancelling a school trip to Jerusalem.

A Boy, a Camp, and a Bar Mitzvah He’ll Never Forget

In this Catskills summer camp, the custom is “Rocking this place like it’s never been rocked before”

Brooklyn Boy Killed By Van One Month before Bar Mitzvah

A Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van Tuesday night, one month before his bar mitzvah. Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, 12, was hit on Prospect...

Struck by Lightning at Camp, Ethan Kadish Battles Brain Injury

Tragedy has brought out the strength of the Kadish family following the summer camp lightning strike that left their 12-year-old son in critical condition. Now he is 13. His Bar Mitzvah will be in a hospital.

Maccabiah Games Draw US Athletes to Become ‘Bar Mitzvah’

For American athletes, the Maccabiah sports even proves the games are about more than sports. Several of the American Jewish athletes were inspired to become Bar Mitzvah.

Shabbos Holds 100 Proof for Whiskey Lovers

L’Chaim. Observing the Jewish Sabbath is secondary when it comes to saving a person’s life or performing a circumcision. But what happens a whiskey festival occurs on Shabbat? Hold a Whiskey Jewbilee.

64-Year-Old Polish Jew Celebrates Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Both of his parents were born to Jewish families that perished in Auschwitz.

Be a Hero with the Aleh Foundation

This Rosh Hashana you can commit to be a hero, just like Fariba and Alexa Khorshad, Ariel and Adir Settenbrino and more! Read about the amazing volunteers of the Aleh Foundation.

Hollywood Star David Arquette Celebrates Bar Mitzvah at the Wall

American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, fashion designer, and occasional professional wrestler David Arquette is in Israel to film a segment in the popular Travel Channel series "Mile High." On Monday he celebrated his bar mitzvah at the Wailing Wall.

Drake: ‘I’m a Proud Young Jewish Boy’ and I Want My Re-Bar Mitzvah

Drake says: "When I had a Bar Mitzvah back in the day, my mum really didn't have that much money. We kinda just did it in the basement of an Italian restaurant, which I guess is kinda like a faux pas. I told myself that if I ever got rich, I'd throw myself a re-Bar Mitzvah. That's the concept for the video."

Sheldon Cooper’s Girlfriend Speaks at National Museum of American Jewish History about her Bat...

The lovely Mayim Bialik, heartthrob of millions of geeks as Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory, spoke at the National Museum of American Jewish History to mark the 90th anniversary of the Bat Mitzvah. I absolutely love Mayim, who confessed to nursing her own little boy, Fred, through age 3 ("I believe in child-led weaning"). I just think she may not be the best advocate for rituals of adulthood…

Our Lives Have Been Turned Upside Down

Dear Rebbetzin Jungreis: I can't begin to tell you how important your column has been in this most trying period. To one extent or another, everyone has been tested by the financial meltdown.... some of us more than others, and I'm afraid that my family falls into that category. Allow me to give you some background:

Do You Understand?

Do you understand the daily rocket attacks against Sderot, Israel?

Baruch HaShem: Other Views

Lynn Russell's current exhibition at the Chassidic Art Institute challenges us with a piety that resists all easy answers.

Something From Nothing

On June 27, 2001, a single mother and her son landed at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel for a two-week vacation. The plan was that she would go to a seminary and he would go to day camp. Neither of them knew a soul in Israel, nor did they know any Hebrew and next to nothing about Judaism.

Mazal Tov!

Whenever Jews come together in honor of a lifecycle event, it is a simchah.

The Old Shtetl Rymanow (Part I)

While the Ukraine was the birth place of the Chassidic movement, Poland and especially the Galicia area soon became the hub for most Chassidic activity after only two generations.

Is This Simcha Really a Simcha?

You glance through your mail, and there it is - an invitation to a simcha. It could be a chasuna ora Bar Mitzvah.

Lack Of Consideration (Conclusion)

In last week's column, I published a letter from a young family who had started life as secular Jews and later became ba'alei tshuva.

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