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The phrase is a noun. The "bar mitzvah" is the person ... the male Jew who turns

13 years old. At that age, the responsibility for his religious observance, and his

moral, ethical, and social conduct, become his, and are no longer the responsibility

of his parents. This is the situation of that person when he turns 13, whether or

not the occasion is celebrated or acknowledged in any way, and whether or not

anybody is even aware of it. The person has become a bar mitzvah.

An adult convert to Judaism is a bar mitzvah immediately. There is no ceremony that creates this status, just the fact the man is over the age of 13.

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What you have to do to become a Bar Mitzvah?

You have to be 13 years old.

What age typically do boys have a bar mitzvah?

A Jewish boy becomes a bar mitzvah on his 13th birthday. This does not require a formal ceremony. The ceremony people are most familiar with is to celebrate the boy becoming a bar mitzvah, it doesn't make him one.

What is the structure of a bar mitzvah?

A Jewish boy's 13th birthday (on the Jewish calendar) is the only requirement for him to become a bar mitzvah. In regard to celebrating the boy becoming a bar mitzvah, the main part his his being called up to read from the Torah for the first time.

Can you have your bat or bar mitzvah at any age?

Yes! There are a number of reasons for having an adult Bar Mitzvah - you may not have celebrated it when you were a child, you may have converted in later years, or you may have experienced a spiritual awakening, and you want to mark your commitment to the Jewish people again - as a mature adult. You can have a bar/bat mitzvah at any age, although there is a custom to have a second bar mitzvah at age 73.

How do you spell Barmitzva?

The correct spelling is "bar mitzvah" (Jewish rite of adulthood). In some US style guides (but not most) it is capitalized Bar Mitzvah. The corresponding term for a female is "bat mitzvah."

What is the name of a bar mitzvah party?

NO Barmitzvah's are for men. BATmitzvah's are for women

What is the age do the boys have their bar mitzvah?

Bar Mitzvah literally means 'son of the commandment'. One cannot 'have' a Bar Mitzvah; it is simply the term for the age at which a Jewish boy becomes becomes obligated to follow the commandments, and is responsible for his actions. A boy becomes Bar Mitzvah at age 13. The term 'Bar Mitzvah' is commonly, and incorrectly, used to refer to the Bar Mitzvah ceremony, a rite of passage, when a Jewish boy is called up to the Torah for the first time.

What does a synagouge have to do with a bar mitzvah?

It is where the Bar Mitzvah ceremony takes place.

When does person have bar mitzvah?

A boy has his Bar Mitzvah at age 13.

When was Ben Stiller's bar mitzvah?

Boys become Bar Mitzvah at the age of 13, so we can assume that Ben had his ceremony in either 1978 or 1979 as he was born on the 30th of November 1965.

Is it correct to call someone bar mitzvah?

Yes, the boy is called 'a/the bar mitzvah' which translates as 'son of mitzvah'. For a girl, it would be 'a/the bat mitzvah' 'daughter of mitzvah'.

What is the role of bar mitzvah within the faith community?

Jewish boys become a bar mitzvah on their 13th birthday. This means that they are considered old enough to take on the religious responsibilities of a Jewish adult.