Tag Archives: Bar Mitzvah

IDF Widows and Orphans Organization hosts communal bar and mitzvah ceremony under unique circumstances

JERUSALEM POST Son of US soldier killed in Afghanistan shares bar mitzvah with Israeli counterparts by Daniel K. Eisenbud October 16, 2016 Andrew “AJ” Voelke was 8-years-old in 2012 when his father, US Army Major Paul Voelke, 36, was killed … Continue reading

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“Holocaust survivor, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, missed the original celebration because of World War I”

TIMES OF ISRAEL World’s oldest man marks bar mitzvah, 100 years late by Aron Heller October 5, 2016 The world’s oldest man has finally celebrated his bar mitzvah — a hundred years later than usual. Yisrael Kristal, 113, has lived … Continue reading

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Chicagoan Jeremy Piven on first visit to Israel, ‘Entourage’ star surrounded by friends who gifted actor United Hatzalah Ambucycle

TABLET MAGAZINE Jeremy Piven Becomes a Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem by Jonathan Zalman August 5, 2016 Hours before Shabbat, on a clear, 85-degree afternoon in Jerusalem, Jeremy Piven became a bar mitzvah in a private ceremony near the Kotel…Piven was … Continue reading

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Michael Bolton is a Bar Mitzvah at the Wall, 49 years late

ALGEMEINER 62-Year-Old Singer Michael Bolton Celebrates Impromptu ‘Bar Mitzvah’ at Western Wall by Shiryn Ghermezian November 18, 2015 American singer songwriter Michael Bolton was spontaneously bar mitzvahed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem during his trip to Israel last month, … Continue reading

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