Jewish Journal

Carla Zeitlin

  • ‘Boy’ Puts a New Twist on an Old Rite

    November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Most bar mitzvah boys expect presents -- jewelry, vacations or money. So it's no surprise that Herb Citrin, a recent bar mitzvah, asked for money -- and lots of it -- but he asked that it be contributed to the Guardians of the Jewish Home for the Aging.

    Citrin isn't your typical bar...