Jewish Journal

Howard Blas

  • Twinning Makes for Double Mitzvah

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    A surplus of 13-year-olds and a shortage of Shabbat mornings often means sharing the bar or bat mitzvah experience with a partner. While "sharing" customs vary from synagogue to synagogue, the b'nai mitzvah typically co-lead many of the prayers, divide the Torah and haftarah readings...