Bar Mitzvah Etiquette Video: Religious Rituals & Dress Code

This 13 minute long video from Temple B’rith Kodesh (Reform) explains the rituals and etiquette of Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremonies to parents, students, and guests. Ideal for those with little exposure to synagogue services, this video provides a a step-by-step instructional guide to some of the religious rituals of the ceremony with the Hebrew, English and transliterated texts of the relevant blessings. In addition to the thorough descriptions of aliyot, hagbah and gelilah (Torah reading rituals), the video gives useful tips for parents to write a short and meaningful blessing for their son/daughter, as well as a humorous fashion show outlining appropriate and respectful synagogue wear.