Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Bar Mitzvah

Mazel tov as you prepare your child to enter into one of the most exciting stops along the journey of our Jewish lives. BHC's Bar/Bat Mitzvah program ensures that your child is properly trained to lead the congregation in prayer and is ready to take on the responsibilities of being a member of the adult Jewish community. Through the Bar/Bat Mitzvah program, families and students are connected to each other, to our clergy and educators, to BHC and to Judaism. At BHC, we are committed to making this a wonderful, positive experience for your family. Some steps along the way:

Learning the Prayers

Click here to listen and learn the Bar/Bat Mitzvah music.

5th Grade Parsha Party

Get your date and Torah portion on this wonderful Shabbat Morning.

6th Grade Mitzvah Fair

Find a mitzvah project by talking with and exploring options with non-profit organizations in the community.

6th Grade B'nai Mitzvah Retreat

Spend a day navigating the B'nai Mitzvah process with your family through experiences such as low ropes, the giant swing and more.

Approximately 1 Year Before Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Meet with the Cantor to initiate tutoring. Throughout the year, have regular meetings with your tutor and the officiating Rabbi. Becky Gutin, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Coordinator, will schedule these meetings with you individually. 

Our program is open to children of BHC members in good standing. INFO: Becky Gutin, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Coordinator, or 410-764-1587, ext. 250.

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