Family Education Program- Resources

Family Education Program- Resources

The Jacksonville Jewish Center believes that the preparation for, and celebration of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah is a family experience. It is a time when the family comes of age. There are many avenues to which this family process can be enhanced. Families should attend services together as often as possible. As dugma’ot (role models), parents … Continue reading

Invitation Resources

Invitation Resources

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Wording Templates   Response cards may be printed with a simple note requesting a response. We look forward to celebrating with you and ask for your response by (date) or We hope that you will join us on this happy occasion and ask for your reply by (date) or The favor … Continue reading

Parental Blessing 101

Parental Blessing 101

New to our community, parents will have the opportunity to write their own blessings to their child. This is a space to share your hopes and dreams for your family as you go through the Bnei Mitzvah process, for it’s an opportunity for the Bar/Bat Mitzvah to grow AND for you to grow as a … Continue reading

Our Core Values

Our Core Values

1. Nurturing Environment We want our Bar/t Mitzvah program to be nurturing and caring. We strive to always be gentle, kind, considerate, patient and sensitive to our students and parents. We want to create an environment that enhances the spiritual and religious experience of Bar/t Mitzvah. 2. Parental Involvement: Parental involvement is key to the … Continue reading