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B'nai Mitzvah Headquarters

The B’nai Mitzvah celebration is a joyous religious event for our Beth Or families. It is not only a coming of age, but also celebrates the assuming of adult Jewish responsibility. We very much look forward to sharing in this simcha with you.

We continuously strive to ensure that this sacred journey is full of learning and meaning for our B’nai Mitzvah students. We also want the B’nai Mitzvah experience to be stress-free for our B’nai Mitzvah families and to follow a process that is as simple as possible. Click on the photos below to access information and resources that will help guide you.

Our B’nai Mitzvah Team  

Cantor David Green - Cantor Green will help guide you and your child through his/her B'nai Mitzvah learning process. He is here to answer all of your questions and provide the personalized support you are looking for!


Rabbi Gregory S. Marx - Rabbi Marx looks forward to studying with your child. Together, they will take an in depth look at your child’s Torah portion so he or she will be prepared to write a beautiful D’Var Torah Speech.     


Rabbi Jason Bonder - Rabbi Bonder is here to help your child study his/her Haftarah portion so he/she is prepared to write a Haftarah speech. Rabbi Bonder will also guide your child as he/she chooses a mitzvah project that interests his/her


Barbara Murtha - Barbara will help coordinate meetings with Cantor Green & Rabbi Marx.


Ellen Wichterman - Ellen will help schedule meetings with Rabbi Bonder. 


Sharon Carlin - Sharon schedules our B’nai Mitzvahs! She also coordinates ushering and can help you with any scheduling concerns.


Aaron Nielsenshultz - Our religious school director, Aaron, is the person you should contact for any learning concerns or special accommodations.


Amy Abrams - Need help with building logistics? Want to discuss finances? Amy Abrams, our executive director is the person to call!

Amy will assign someone from the office staff to help you book your celebration and coordinate logistics the weekend of your B’nai Mitzvah and also work with you to reserve a time for your pre B'nai Mitzvah photo shoot!

Fri, January 28 2022 26 Sh'vat 5782