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B'nei Mitzvah Corner




Bar/Bat Mitzvah Information and Tools

Mazel tov on your child's upcoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah! The Rabbi and Temple staff are ready to help him or her prepare for this momentous occasion as well as life going forward as an adult member of the Temple community and Jewish community at large.

Attached is the B'Nai Mitzvah Parent Planning Guide which provides parents with useful information including:

  • The three elements of your child's bar/bat mitzvah
  • B'nai Mitzvah service guidelines and timelines
  • Temple Emanu-El facilities usage information and much more

Click on the image to download the guide. If you have any questions, please contact or (808) 595-7521.

B'Nei Mitzvah Bootcamp August 8, 2021 10:00 AM 


This program is offered for students and their parents in grades 6+ who are preparing for their bar or bat mitzvah.  Jan Fried and Rachel Garcia, along with other members of our congregation, will speak about upcoming event timeline, answer questions, hear from recent b'nei mitzvah families and chat about options available for your milestone day. 

Masks to be worn, social distancing enforced and hand sanitzing stations available.  We will be signing people in at the front door as you enter. Please BYO drink/snack.  If you are not feeling well, please stay at home.  Questions about this event? Contact Rachel Garcia at or 808-595-7521

Additional Materials:

Click here to download the Torah and Haftarah Speech Worksheet

Prayer Central

Download all the prayers and blessings for Friday night and Saturday morning services for practice at home. (Transliteration included to help parents follow along with their child).


Download Friday Night Prayers and Blessings

Download Saturday Morning Blessings

Sat, December 4 2021 30 Kislev 5782