Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program

Our Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program is designed to assist in the transition to Jewish adulthood by helping participants grapple with the reality of becoming a Jewish adult and a teenager at the same time. Through experiential activities and trips, participants explore what it means to be a responsible 21st century young Jewish adult. A sense of Jewish identity is strengthened and supported through open forum dialogue among the participants, creating a community of peers. Jewish experiences of coming-of-age are also contrasted with similar experiences in other cultures and religions, leading to a greater understanding of the wider world as well as a unique perspective on the Bar/Bat Mitzvah journey. Sessions will be led by our Director of Education and Family Programming, Daniel Silverman, with assistance from our Youth Director and outside presenters. For more information, contact Daniel Silverman at 416-781-3514 ext 231.