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18Feb/15

Bar/Bas Mitzvah

BarMitzvah3What is the difference between a Bar Mitzvah and a Bas Mitzvah celebration? Does one need to throw a major party for a Bas Mitzvah celebration?What happens to those who never had a Bas Mitzvah celebration? How do we plan a date for a Bar Mitzvah ceremony? Find out the answers to these type of questions as we learn the halachos of halachic adulthood.

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18Feb/15

Angels & Blessings

ShabbosIn the Torah, we learn about man’s encounters with angels. In Avraham Avinu’s household, angels were a common occurence, even Hagar was aware of them, as she merited living in Avraham’s household. Yaakov Avinu also encountered angels in his journeys to and from the land of Israel. In our siddur, especially on Friday night, we recite “Shalom Alecheim” where we have a tradition that two angels accompany the men home from shul and the angels inspect the condition of our homes on Shabbos.

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