Related Blog Posts on B'nei Mitzvah

Becoming Bet Mitzvah

Rabbi Linda Joseph
Rabbi Evan Schultz
June 23, 2023
Rabbi Gubitz outlined why many synagogues across the country are adopting a more gender inclusive term to name the Jewish coming of age ceremony traditionally called bat or bar mitzvah. Many communities striving to be places of belonging are wondering which term to use in their congregations.

A $3,250 Gift for Your B’nei Mitzvah Teens

Rachael Brill
December 8, 2022
We are excited to announce that, thanks to a generous commitment from RootOne LLC (seeded by The Marcus Foundation and powered by The Jewish Education Project), the certificate will now be worth $3,250!* We hope that this increased amount allows all Reform Jewish teens to travel to Israel as a rite of passage.

6 Areas of Incredible B'nai Mitzvah Innovation

Lisa Langer, RJE
Rabbi Laura Novak Winer, RJE
May 16, 2016

For the last three years, the URJ 'nai Mitzvah Revolution has supported more than 150 congregations in experimenting in areas that inspire b’nai mitzvah students to express what matters to them in the experience. Here’s are six areas of congregational innovation.