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Bar/Bat Mitzvah Projects




Do a Mitzvah for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah! A mitzvah project is a wonderful way to enhance the bar mitzvah experience or bat mitzvah experience. Mitzvah Project initiatives were created in the 1990s to offer Jewish pre-teens a way to give back to their community. As part of the bar/bat mitzvah experience, Rabbi Jason Miller, The Mitzvah Rabbi, will serve as a resource to help your son or daughter choose a meaningful mitzvah project in the lead up to their bar or bat mitzvah. These mitzvah projects can be a hands-on social action project or an initiative to raise needed funds to a cause that is meaningful to them.

Rabbi Jason will help your Jewish child find the mitzvah project opportunity that is best suited for them based on their interests and passions.

A mitzvah project is a meaningful way to engage your child, and potentially, your whole family in some of the most important values of Judaism – repairing the world (tikkun olam) and compassion for others (v’ahavta l’rayecha kamocha).

For more information please contact Rabbi Jason Miller, The Mitzvah Rabbi.

For community service, Bar Mitzvah students volunteer at the Ronald McDonald Home in Ann Arbor, Michigan


Bar Mitzvah student collected brand new basketballs to donate to the Nicetown Boys Club in Philadelphia for community service