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Flashcards in Brit Milah/ Bar/Bat Mitzvah/ Bat Chayil Deck (15)
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1

what happens during brit milah

a baby boys forsaking is removed 8 days after birth and is given a Hebrew name

2

who is the brit milah ceremony performed in front of

in front of the minyan ( 10 or more Jews, all male if orthodox)

3

who is baby held by and who does the circumcion

held by sandek which is the oldest person observing
mohel does circumcision

4

why does circumcision occur

demonstrates dedication to jewish faith and means they are apart of the covenant with God and Abraham

5

give 3 reasons why some jews are against brit milah

baby is 8 days old and has no choice
no relevance today
can be replaced with Brit Shalon the naming ceremony

6

give 2 quotes from the Torah that are against brit milah

‘you shall not make any cuttings in your flesh’
‘any child born of a mother is a Jew circumcised or not’

7

what is a bar mitzvah

orthodox and reform celebration occurs in the sabbath closest to a boys 13th birthday and makes him a ‘son of commandment’

8

what do boys and their fathers do at a bar mitzvah

boy stands at bimah and reads part of torah
father will recite a prayer of thanks

9

what will a boy wear during a bar mitzvah and what can he now join

wears tefillin for the first time
can be apart if the minyan and lead services

10

what is a bat mitzvah

reform celebration that occurs around a girls 12th birthday and will become ‘daughter of commandment’

11

what will the girl do at her bat mitzvah

lead prayers and read from the Torah scrolls as well as a section from the Tanakh with female figures

12

what does a bat mitzvah represent

the girl taking in additional responsibilities and privileges

13

what is a bat chayil

orthodox jewish celebration that occurs around girls 12th birthday where she will become ‘daughter of valour’

14

what will the girl do during a bat chayil

talk on a jewish topic NOT a service

15

what does a bat chayil represent

girl taking on role at home and an adult role in the community