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B'nai Mitzvah Resources

We recognize that preparing for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah is a huge undertaking for both students and their parents. Here are some resources that we hope you'll find helpful. 


Guide to becoming a Bar/Bat Mitzvah at CBT
(updated 9/25/2018)


Bar/Bat Mitzvah timeline at a glance

To Do List

Checklist of activities to prepare for Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Meeting Schedule

Summary of required meetings

Travel & Learn

Travel Programs for Teen Enrichment

Student Roster

Current list of students and B’nai Mitzvah dates

Honors packet:
  Morning service
  Afternoon service

Final honors and service information form

Aliyot (PDF)

Blessings before and after Torah reading for family members (PDF) 

Aliyot (MP3):
  Before (MP3)
  After (MP3)

Blessings before and after Torah reading for family members (on MP3 recording)

English honors:
  Morning service
  Afternoon service

Optional English honors for family members and friends

Pamphlet guide:
  Morning service
  Afternoon service

Template for a Bar Mitzvah pamphlet

Torah Blessings

Torah blessings for inclusion in pamphlet

Haftarah Blessings:
  Before the reading
  After the reading

Haftarah blessings for inclusion in pamphlet


Contract for renting CBT facilities

Rental Rules

Rules & Regs Governing Rental of CBT Facilities

Caterer Rules

Rules and Regulations for Caterers and other Providers

Florist Rules

Rules & Regs for Florists

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