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Barmitzvahman — Hero for more than a day

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/bar_and_bat_mitzvahs/article/barmitzvahman_hero_for_more_than_a_day_20120425

Who is the hero of a bar or bat mitzvah? It’s the 13-year-old, who, after a day of chanting, speaking and being bear-hugged by distant relatives, sees himself or herself imbued with powers of memory, eloquence and forbearance far beyond that of ordinary teenagers. But how do you help yours to hold on to that feeling?

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