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Life Cycle Events

Jewish Life Cycle Events

The links below will direct you to information about Jewish rituals relating to major life cycle events.


To Learn about Jewish Customs and Rituals relating to birth and the first month of life

Cantor Lichterman is an experienced Mohel. To schedule a brit milah, contact him at

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Congregation B'nai Israel's Bar/Bat Mitzvah Resources

If you are attending a Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Congregation B’nai Israel and will be honored by receiving an aliyah, click here for the Torah Blessings preceding the reading of the Torah and for the blessings following the reading of the Torah.

Conversion to Judaism

Information about converting to Conservative Judaism


Egalitarian Jewish Marriage Traditions including those promoted by Conservative Judaism.


Explanation of Jewish law and customs surrounding death, funerals, and mourning.

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