bat mitzvah definition

  • noun:
    • In Conservative and Reform Judaism, a Jewish girl of 12 or 13 years, considered an adult and in charge of her moral and spiritual obligations.
    • The service that initiates and acknowledges a woman as a bat mitzvah.
    • A Jewish coming of age service for a girl.
    • anyone who has come old.
    • (Judaism) an initiation service marking the 12th birthday celebration of a Jewish woman and signifying the start of spiritual responsibility
  • verb-transitive:
    • To confirm when you look at the ceremony of bat mitzvah.
  • verb:
    • To start some one in a bat mitzvah service
    • confirm in bat mitzvah ceremony, of girls in the Jewish belief

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