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Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Bar Mitzvah celebration

Bar Mitzvah is one of the most important events in the life of every Jewish boy. It signifies his maturity and the start of an adult life. During the ceremony, he becomes a man, a rightful member of the Jewish society. It is vital to select the best place for the celebration in order to remember the occasion for the whole life.

The Kotel and its significance for the culture

The Kotel is also known as the Western Wall. It is an ancient place, which is situated in the Old City in the very heart of Jerusalem. The Wall we can see today is a part of a larger construction of the past – an ancient Jewish Temple. It survived after the destruction of the Temple. Thus, it possesses several meanings:
1) religious
2) cultural
3) historical.

Year by year, thousands of Jews come from various parts of the world to visit this Wall and pray. The prayers might be written down or spoken. The papers with the prayers are usually placed inside the Wall. Besides, this place is usually a part of tourist sightseeing in Jerusalem.
There are 2 sections of the Kotel – the one is for the men, while the other is for the women. Many rituals are organized by the Western Wall. Bar Mitzvah is not an exception.

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Bar mitzvah ceremony at the Kotel

Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Bar Mitzvah by the Wall is a magnificent experience. All the relatives and guests can celebrate the ceremony together with the hero of the occasion. It might seem that the preparation will be too difficult but Kinor David is glad to take all responsibilities for planning.

It is a good tradition when several generations of the family celebrate such an event by the Kotel. Thus, you can commemorate a family event. It is vital to know that the ceremonies are possible only on the days of Torah readings. You can also ask a Bar Mitzvah guide to assist you (at certain hours).

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Bar mitzvah Israel

It is possible to invite the musicians, who will make your event enjoyable and special. Besides, you can take wonderful photos by the Kotel during the ceremony.

Another positive thing connected with the celebration of Bar Mitzvah at the Wall is an impressive number of restaurants located nearby. The chefs serve kosher food according to the clients’ tastes. What’s more, Kinor David cooperates with the majority of them.

After a long and emotional day, you and your guests can have an amazing party there. Note that it is required to make an order in advance as many other families want to celebrate their occasions by the Kotel.

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