All posts tagged bar mitzvah

‘Bar mitzvah king’ turns 100

Sydney’s Max Lemberg, the man once called the “bar mitzvah king”, celebrated his 100th birthday last month with family and friends from as far away as the UK, Berlin and Canberra.

First bar mitzvah in Townsville

LAST month, Barnabas Sarnyai achieved more than a milestone. Not only did the 13-year-old perform his bar mitzvah – he was the first to do so, ever, in the northern

Tasmania’s triple treat

BEFORE December 2016, the last time Launceston Synagogue celebrated a bar mitzvah was almost a decade ago.

A tallit’s tale through the ages

A tallit that’s stood the test of time and the pride in the eyes of its new owner, bar mitzvah boy Jacob Whitmont, ensured tears would flow at Sydney’s Mizrachi Synagogue earlier this month.