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The second time around, Dubin is still a mensch


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/bar_and_bat_mitzvahs/article/the_second_time_around_dubin_is_still_a_mensch_20080709

While most people celebrate their only bar or bat mitzvah at age 13, a passage in the Book of Psalms has in recent times led to the notion that one's first need not be the last. According to King David, the average person's lifespan is 70 years, and those who live past that age are thought to start life anew. Thirteen years later, tradition says, the time is ripe for another bar mitzvah.

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