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Aleph Beta Bar and Bat Mitzvah Prep Course

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Bar Bat Mitzvah lesson plan
How would you summarize Judaism in one or two sentences? Is it about keeping laws and commandments? If so, is becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah - and becoming a full fledged Jewish adult - really just about obligations? What’s exciting about that?
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Segment 1 Quiz

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Are there deeper underlying values behind the Torah’s commandments? If so, what are they? Where would you even begin to look for them?
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Segment 2 Quiz

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The Ten Commandments is one of the most well known and revered documents in the world. But on the surface, it seems kind of bland and not too earth shattering. In this video, we’re going to dig beneath the surface of this text to uncover layers of meaning that you never imagined were there.
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Segment 3 Quiz

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We finally in a position to answer the million dollar question, “what is Judaism all about?” The answer will leave you surprised... and inspired.
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Segment 4 Quiz

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Becoming Bar and Bat Mitzvah is supposed to be about entering adulthood. But what does that mean? In what way is a 12 or 13 year-old an adult? We’re going to look for answers in the Torah’s most ancient coming of age story.
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Segment 5 Quiz

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What does it mean to become a Jewish adult? How does becoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah fit into that? Here’s where it all comes together. We’ll answer what this rite of passage is, and what it means for you.

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Bar Bat Mitzvah study guide

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Resources for Parents and Kids

Applying What You Learned

You’ve learned amazing new things. Now it’s time to put these lessons into practice and start applying them in your own life. Here are a few practical exercises to help you do exactly that.

Bar Bat Mitzvah study worksheet

Exercise


Resources for Parents

Podcast

Are you wanting something different for you child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Listen to this in-depth conversation with the creators of the course, sharing thoughts about the standard Bar and Bat Mitzvah experience and ideas about how to keep the focus on the true meaning of this day.

Bar Bat Mitzvah audio study

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Podcast

Parents‘ Manual

Are you wanting something different for you child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Listen to this in-depth conversation with the creators of the course, sharing thoughts about the standard Bar and Bat Mitzvah experience and ideas about how to keep the focus on the true meaning of this day.

Bar Bat Mitzvah parents checklist plan

Parent's Manual