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Ceremonies: From Upsharim to Confirmation


Gottlieb, Yatta Leba (Illustrator); Bindell, Binah Tirzah (Illustrator). My Upsheren Book. Reading level: Baby-Preschool. Hachai Pubns; 1992. Hardcover. ISBN 0-922613-37-0.
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Bar/Bat Mitzvah (Parent Resources)

Davis, Judith. Whose Bar/Bat Mitzvah Is This, Anyway? A Guide for Parents Through a Family Rite of Passage. St. Martin's Press; 1998. Paperback. ISBN 0-312181-97-3.
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Elper, Ora Wiskind. Traditions & Celebrations for the Bat Mitzvah. Urim Publications; (August 2003). ISBN: 9657108527
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Isaacson, Judy and Rosenbloom, Deborah. Bar and Bat Mitzvah in Israel: The Ultimate Family Sourcebook. Israel Info Access; 1998. Paperback. ISBN: 0-966087-70-4.
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Leneman, Helen (Editor). Bar/Bat Mitzvah Basics: A Practical Family Guide to Coming of Age Together . Jewish Lights Pub; 1996. Paperback. ISBN 1-879045-54-0.
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Lewit, Jane; Epstein, Ellen Robinson. The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planbook. Scarborough House Publishers; 1996. Paperback revised edition. ISBN 0-812885-46-5.
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Salkin, Jeffrey K.; Min, D.; Sasso, Sand Eisenberg. Putting God on the Guest List: How to Reclaim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Jewish Lights Pub; 1996. Paperback 2nd edition. ISBN 1-879045-59-1.
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Bris (Sibling)

Wilkowski, Susan; Friedman, Judith (Illustrator). Baby's Bris. Reading level: Ages 9-12. Kar-Ben Copies; 1999. Hardcover. ISBN 1-580130-52-6.
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Bar/Bat Mitzvah (Kid's Point of View)

Gallant, Janet; Avishai, Susan (Illustrator). My Brother's Bar Mitzvah. Kar-Ben Copies; 1990. Hardcover. ISBN 0-929371-20-8.
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Goldin, Barbara Diamond. Bat Mitzvah: A Jewish Girl's Coming of Age. Reading level: Young Adult. Puffin Books; 1997. Paperback. ISBN 0-140375-16-3.
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Martin, Ann Matthews. Abby's Lucky Thirteen (Baby-Sitters Club, No 96). Reading level: Ages 9-12. Apple; 1996. Paperback. ISBN 0-590228-80-3.
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Salkin, Jeffrey K. For Kids--Putting God on Your Guest List: How to Claim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Reading level: Ages 9-12. Jewish Lights Pub; 1998. Paperback. ISBN 1-580230-15-6.
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Wolff, Ferida. Pink Slippers, Bat Mitzvah Blues. Reading level: Ages 9-12. Jewish Publication Society; 1995. Paperback. Reissue edition. ISBN 0-827605-31-5.
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Confirmation (Post-Bar/Bat Mitzvah) [Reform]

Olitzky, Kerry M.; Isaacs, Ronald H. I Believe: The Thirteen Principles of Faith: A Confirmation Textbook. Ktav Publishing House; 1999. Paperback. ISBN 0-881256-27-7.
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