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let's celebrate Flora and Adele 

SHALOM Y'ALL

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“What is hateful to yourself, do not do to your fellow man. That is the whole Torah; the rest is just commentary.” 

― Rabbi Hillel

THANK YOU LOVELY COMMUNITY FOR SHARING IN OUR JOY! 

COVID-19 Protocols | Dear family and friends,  in the spirit of Rabbi Hillel's teaching--"don't be a schmuck, care about the your extended community" we are respectfully asking that you and your family are vaccinated and boosted (for those who are eligible) AND friendly reminder that while COVID restrictions have somewhat lifted, but if you are exposed, please test, and if you are sick, as much as it hurts to say this, please refrain from coming.  The ceremony will be streamed online. Masks are optional at the ceremony.  

B'nei Mitzvah

Acquiring the title of Bat Mitzvah or Bar Mitzvah (that is, “responsible for the Commandments”) signifies a young person is at last skilled and mature enough to take part in the sacred obligations of Jewish life. This beautiful celebration takes place during a Shabbat Morning service including taking part in some public mitzvot for the very first time: presenting a Torah lesson to the Congregation, chanting from the Torah and Haftarah (prophetic) portions for the week, and leading parts of the service.

Formal study and experiential learning is involved in preparing to celebrate becoming a bar or bat mitzvah, including: studying Hebrew, attending services, learning about the Bible and Jewish literature, mastering Torah cantillation, and more. A special feeling of strengthened Jewish identity and inclusion in the community develops as students and their families make new friends, participate together in social, learning, and community service activities, and join in each other’s s’machot (happy events).

Family plays a vital role in preparation, in partnership with the Beth Israel staff, in supporting their child’s learning and involvement. Many families find a renewed sense of Judaism in their homes and in synagogue participation as they study together and experience more of what it means to live an active Jewish life!  

-from Congregation Beth Israel | Austin, Texas

 

Schedule of Events 

Family Dinner | Friday, April 8th 

  • L'Oca d'Oro | 1600 Simond

  • 6-10

  • Dress: Business Casual 

  • Attendees: Tversky and Martin Family 

Bat Mitzvah | Saturday, April 9th 

  • Congregation Beth Israel* | 3900 Shoal Creek Blvd. | To be finalized given COVID status

  • 10:30-12:20 

  • Dress: Nice like 

  • Attendees: All welcome 

Cancelled-Bat Mitzvah Luncheon | Saturday, April 9th 

Flora and Adele Celebration | Saturday, April 9th 

  • Central Machine Works | 4824 East Cesar Chavez 

  • 5:00-10:00 

  • Dress: Austin casual, feel free to put your boots on or Keep Austin Weird! 

  • Attendees: All welcome 

Family Luncheon | Sunday, April 10th 

  • Tvartin House | 4313 Mattie Street 

  • 10-1 

  • Dress: Come as you are

  • Attendees: Family and out of town guests

 

TVERSKY SISTERS

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