Pnei Mitzvah (Bar/Bat Mitzvah)

Pnei Mitzvah (Bar/Bat Mitzvah)2020-01-16T17:01:07-08:00

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Pnei Mitzvah at Peretz

Why “pnei” (faces of) rather than “bnei” (sons of) mitzvah? Because our students asked us for a non-gendered title for our program.

Our Pnei Mitzvah program is a two year bi-weekly class that culminates in a coming of age celebration for families and friends. We approach Jewish identity through a range of topics including genealogy and family history, Jewish history and culture, ethics, traditions, Yiddish and Hebrew language studies and more. Each student takes on a graduation project of their choice and teachers help students learn through field trips, research projects and on-line resources.

Participants from 10 – 16 years are welcome, and the program is flexible to adapt to the needs of each cohort of participants.

Download a pdf of our pnei mitzvah brochure and curriculum

Meets every other Sunday 2-4 PM (times are negotiable between families and teachers) 

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