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The Bar/Bat Mitzvah in Jerusalem website sponsored by The Israel Ministry of Tourism and The Jerusalem Tourism Authority provides the information one would need to plan a Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebration in Jerusalem. The site, written in Hebrew, English and French, is rich in useful multimedia and textual information, including possible Jerusalem venues for the celebration and family tours, suggested travel agencies and hotels.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2008
This article analyzes three curricula for the bat/bar-mitzva year of the public religious, Tali and public schools in Israel. It compares their views on gender and theology, and throws light on the intersection of gender, religion and education in Israeli society. It shows how the messages of the public religious and public schools serve to further hegemonic interests in Israeli society, while those of Tali serve interests of marginal groups. In addition, the article analyzes autobiographical influences of some of the curriculum decision made by the authors.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2008
This article describes an innovative gender-neutral program to prepare young men and women for adult Jewish life implemented at Kehilat Darchei Noam, an Orthodox synagogue in Modi'in, Israel. In the program, both boys and girls are encouraged to adopt normative forms of participation and leadership along with creative, emotional, individualistic and personal explorations.
Updated: Sep. 28, 2008
The “Masa el Hadrasha” sixth grade curriculum (in Hebrew) is applied in 250 sixth grade classes across Israel. The students embark on a journey on which they encounter their family's story, passing rites, their own identity and their Bar/Bat Mitzvah torah reading. Using all of these elements, they write their own Drasha (sermon) which they deliver at an impressive class-family ceremony.
Updated: Jul. 21, 2008
Online resources to aid the Bar/Bat Mitzvah student study the Torah and Haftarah portions. The portions are presented in Hebrew, English, Spanish and Russian along with the recorded chanting of the texts and the Torah script text.
Updated: Jul. 07, 2008