Bar mitzvah : a history / Michael Hilton.

"The Jewish coming-of-age ceremony of bar mitzvah was first recorded in thirteenth-century France, where it took the form of a simple statement by the father that he was no longer responsible for his thirteen-year-old son. Today, bar mitzvah for boys and bat mitzvah for girls are more popular t...

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Main Author: Hilton, Michael.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
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