Bar/Bat Mitzvah


6th Grade is a special year for students and families at Temple Emanuel as you begin preparations for Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the coming year.

The Bar or Bat Mitzvah is not primarily about the Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Rather, it is about learning, growing and a deepening relationship to Judaism and the Jewish people. While in the teen years – while still at home, before college, now is the moment.

Not a performance, but a process of learning and commitment.
Not one big day, but a trajectory that leads into a fulfilling Jewish future.

As we work in partnership toward these goals, we are excited to launch the
3 components of Join the Jewish Conversation

Torah (Learning) : The Jewish Conversation
Avodah (Prayer/Worhsip) : Shabbaton
G’milut Hasadim: Shared Energy for Tikuun Olam!

All aspects of Join the Jewish Conversation are for ALL TE families with a child in 6th grade (Religious/Day School or privately tutored who will become Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Temple Emanuel.)

For more information on having your Bar/Bat Mitzvah at Temple Emanuel, please visit our event resource pages. You may also submit a space request.