B'nei Mitzvah Cohort Blessing
Mazel tov to our next B'nei Mitzvah Cohort comprised of students turning 13 between January 1 and December 31, 2020. On Friday evening, March 16, we will be honoring our 2020 B'nei Mitzvah Cohort as they formally begin their journey toward Bar/Bat Mitzvah. These wonderful, young people will be invited up to the bima for a special blessing.
Following the service, there will be a festive dinner for the B'nei Mitzvah families during which we will share some good food, play a few games and get to know each other. We hope you will be able to attend. Stay tuned for more information about this momentous occasion, as well as our B'nei Mitzvah date selection process, from Alyssia Berkowitz, our B'nei Mitzvah Coordinator, soon.
We are looking forward to making this journey together with you!
Eligibility for Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Students at Beth Am are eligible for Bar or Bat Mitzvah upon meeting the following criteria:
- Reaching their 13th birthday
- Completion of four years of Hebrew and Judaica at Beth Am or at a Day School
For families new to the area, enrollment in another accredited Hebrew and Judaica program (in another synagogue) for the requisite years will be accepted toward Beth Am’s four-year requirement.
For questions about eligibility or requirements, please contact Alyssia Berkowitz at (650) 493-4661.