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What food are eaten at a bar mitzvah?
Popular items include a mirrored display of lox, whitefish, kippered salmon, pickled herring and gefilte fish; a salad of baby Bibb lettuce with fresh herb/champagne vinaigrette; and entree choices such as filet of salmon or sliced Chateaubriand with bordelaise sauce.
What goes on at a bar mitzvah?
Before his 13th birthday, a Jewish boy will attend lessons, usually at the synagogue, in Hebrew and in how to read the Torah aloud. On the Sabbath nearest to his 13th birthday, the boy will become Bar Mitzvah . During the Sabbath service, the boy will read aloud part of the Torah or a section of the Prophets.
What is served at a kiddush luncheon?
What is a Kiddush Luncheon? Since it is Shabbat and traditional Jews do not use an oven, the luncheon usually consists of a cold, dairy meal including platters of bagels, cream cheese, lox, egg salad, tuna salad, fruit salad and/or cookies.
What do you serve at a kiddush?
Kiddush Lunch Menu
- Israeli Salads & Cold Sides. Babaganoush: Eggplant and Sesame Dip.
- Kugels (pareve) Broccoli.
- Salads. Strawberry Salad: Mesclun Greens, Strawberries, Caramelized Apples, Walnuts and Honey Dressing.
- Hot Side Dishes.
- Entrees (Kids)
- Entrees (Meat)
- Entrees (Fish)
- Entrees (Dairy)
What color should you not wear to a bar mitzvah?
While there are no set traditional colors for Bar Mitzvah dresses, black, brown, navy blue, burgundy and ivory are appropriate, as are other single-color dresses. Liven these colors with pops of brighter accessories, such as a hat, belt, shoes and gloves.
What is an appropriate gift for a bat mitzvah?
Cash. Similar to a wedding, cash is often a welcomed gift whether you can accept or need to decline your Bar or Bat Mitzvah invitation. Guests often gift money in increments of $18, a symbol of “chai,” in Jewish tradition, which means “life.” It is also completely acceptable to round to normal amounts of $20 or $50.