bas mitzvah


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bas mitz·vah

or bas miz·vah  (bäs mĭts′və)
n. & v.
Variants of bat mitzvah.

Bas Mitzvah

(bɑːsˈmɪtsvə) or

Basmitzvah

n
(Judaism) (sometimes not capitals) a variant form of Bat Mitzvah

bas mitz•vah

(bɑs ˈmɪts və)
n.
(often caps.) bat mitzvah.
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Noun1.bas mitzvah - (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibilitybas mitzvah - (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
induction, initiation, installation - a formal entry into an organization or position or office; "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"
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The idea behind the Torah Campaign was that boys and girls under the ages of bar and bas mitzvah would each sponsor one letter in a Sefer Torah; the cost of a letter is the symbolic sum of one dollar.
I wasn't feted and fussed over; however, the synagogue bulletin, which I've saved for 60 years, says, "The Oneg Shabbat, arranged by Sisterhood, which follows the service, will this week be in honor of the Bas Mitzvah." What's more, I was grateful for the right to do and have even that much, since to many in our community, the very idea of a bat mitzvah was a radical threat to the authenticity of the Conservative movement, if not to Judaism itself.