It is important to think of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah process as a journey and not a destination. This milestone will mark a huge accomplishment that will transform your child and perhaps even your family, forever!

The Ritual Committee at Temple Beth Rishon would like to help you navigate the steps to lead you up to this special day. Below you will find links to some important information as well as forms you need to fill out and submit along the way. The forms are fillable, so after you download and save the pdfs to your computer, you can enter the information and email the completed form(s) to

The Orientation Booklet includes vital, detailed information about the entire Bar/Bat Mitzvah journey from start to finish. The Parent Checklist/Timeline is a handy resource for seeing an overview of what parents need to know in an easy-to-reference page.

Please review this information and email the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Liaison, Susan Yacavone (, if you have any questions.

Below, download all the information you will need regarding your child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

Prayers and Blessings (all pdf)
Click below for a Hebrew and Transliteration Version of
Specific Prayers and Blessings

Parents' Prayers

Torah Blessings

- Kindred Soul Torah Blessing

-  Kiddush Blessings and Candlelighting

Click below for Audio versions of the following blessings: