19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Bar-Mitzvah ("coming of age")

Becoming a Bar-Mitzvah is a “coming of age’” milestone for a boy who reaches his 13th birthday. Since it is a mitzvah (precept) for a person to make a meal on the day his son becomes Bar Mitzvah - Family and friends, are invited to the celebration.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Bnei-Brak, Israel
Copyright: © Hezy Holzman