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bar mitz•vah



Pronunciation: (bär mits'vu or, Ashk. Heb. bär; Seph. Heb. bär" mēts-vä'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bar-mitzvah.html on line 79 [key] (often caps.) Judaism.
1. a solemn ceremony held in the synagogue, usually on Saturday morning, to admit as an adult member of the Jewish community a Jewish boy 13 years old who has successfully completed a prescribed course of study in Judaism.
2. the boy participating in this ceremony.
3. to administer the ceremony of bar mitzvah to: Our son was bar mitzvahed at the family synagogue. Cf. bat mitzvah. Also,bar miz'vah.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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