Bar/Bat Mitzvah Resources

Current Covid Policy Info

Temple Sinai Covid Policies Update – Winter 2021/2022

Background Values We’re concerned about the health and safety of our staff, members, guests and vendors while Covid persists. With input from the Covid Advisory Group and the Temple Board, the Covid health situation is monitored on an ongoing basis and policies are shifted as needed.

Ritual Resources

Torah Blessings

Blessings & Prayers

Candles, Kiddush & Hamotzi

Other Resources

Justice Haftarah Project

These packets contains five choices each, all of which deal with leadership and/or social justice work, two topics that were very important to the prophets. Each choice has a paragraph or two of introduction, the text itself, and some guiding questions.

Packet 1
Packet 2

Photography Guidelines

B’nei Mitzvah families may bring in a photographer to have pictures taken in the Sanctuary in conjunction with a hybrid B’nei Mitzvah Services. Please contact the Administrative Assistant for your assigned officiating Rabbi to schedule your photography session. These guidelines are intended to facilitate a safe and smooth process.

Renting Space for Celebrations

Families are invited to submit contracts to use the social hall for kiddush lunches and/or evening celebrations once they receive their bar/bat mitzvah dates. After the initial submission period (usually a month in the spring), the social hall is available on a first come, first served basis. 

If you are interested in renting the social hall following your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah, please contact Helena Peter at

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