Bar/Bat Mitzvah Quiz

How much do you know about this coming-of-age ceremony?

Traditionally, being a bar/bat mitzvah meant that one was obligated to fulfill the mitzvot, or commandments. Today, boys and girls may mark this event by leading services, reading from the Torah, or doing community service projects.

Question 1 of 10
In the Book of Numbers, what age does God identify as an age of moral responsibility?
Question 2 of 10
The tradition of boys reading from the Torah at their bar mitzvah began in what century?
Question 3 of 10
Judith Eisenstein, the first bat mitzvah, was the daughter of which Jewish leader?
Question 4 of 10
What can parents do to help their child prepare for his/her bar/bat mitzvah?
Question 5 of 10
The Hebrew term for being called up to the Torah is
Question 6 of 10
Which of these is NOT a way for a bar/bat mitzvah party to be more socially responsible?
Question 7 of 10
Is a bar or bat mitzvah ceremony required for every Jewish child?
Question 8 of 10
Who decried the materialism of bar/bat mitzvah parties?
Question 9 of 10
Who first enacted Jewish confirmation ceremonies?
Question 10 of 10
Adult bar/bat mitzvahs have gained popularity in the last