A double barmitzvah in Townsville

July 21, 2021 by  
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After a year of studying their parsha by Zoom, two boys have celebrated their bar mitzvah in the north Queensland city of Townsville with their rabbi driving five hours from Cairns to be by their side. Read more

It’s never too late for a bar mitzvah

July 17, 2018 by  
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Last week Grant Duffey celebrated his bar mitzvah in his 60s at the Chabad Centre for Jewish life in North Qld  Cairns. Read more

Townsville’s first ever barmitzvah

January 11, 2018 by  
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The Sassoon Chabad RARA House in Townsville has hosted the city’s first barmitzvah. Read more

Child victims of terrorism celebrate Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

December 30, 2014 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin, have held a Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebration, at the President’s residence for 50 children… victims of terrorist attacks. Read more

Historical record of Bar and Batmitvahs

November 27, 2014 by  
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The unique and innovative B’nei Mitzvah initiative, run by Jewish Care in partnership with the Pratt Foundation, is appealing to all members of our community to send in their cherished bar/bat mitzvah photos. Read more