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Feb 25 10:15-11:00


All Are Welcome!

Learn about Sholem’s Secular Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program! Bring your friends who might be interested in our updated, meaningful Coming of Age ritual!

Jewish traditions recognizing the maturation of adolescents have evolved over the millenia. Sholem’s secular Bar & Bat Mitzvah observances meet the needs of families who honor their heritage and define their Jewish identity as cultural, historical, or ethnic, rather than religious.

Join us as we celebrate our spring Bar & Bat Mitzvah candidates. Hear from current students about their subject selection and research process as well as previous years’ celebrants about their experiences going through the process. An advisor and parent representative will also speak to the unique process from their perspectives.

Followed by our PURIM CARNIVAL

from 11:00-12:30 

Costumes encouraged! We’ll read the Sholem megillah, the kids will provide dramatic interpretations of the story, and then…