Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

Become a Bar / Bat Mitzvah at The Taube Family Campus, HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Celebrate with Us

Choose from one of our breathtaking outdoor spaces with the Old City as your backdrop, or take advantage of our elegant courtyards and welcoming synagogue. HUC-JIR/Jerusalem will provide the perfect setting for this significant moment for your family. Our campus is your home base in Jerusalem. Here the story of Reform Judaism in Israel begins. Today we are the center of progressive Jewish life in Israel; training your future leaders. Choose from the following B’nai Mitzvah Bundles:

Fig Bundle

  • Use one of our beautiful indoor/outdoor spaces for your ceremony and reception
  • Use your own Rabbi to perform the ceremony
  • We will provide Torah Scroll, Table, Chairs, Kiddush wine, Challahs, soft drinks, and cookies

Olive Bundle

  • Benefits of Fig Bundle, plus…
  • HUC-JIR will connect you with a local, fluent English-speaking Rabbi to perform the ceremony
  • Hors d’oeuvres from one of our preferred caterers after the ceremony
  • Connect you with a tour company that can arrange all logistical needs – hotels, transportation, etc.

Etrog Bundle

  • Benefits of Olive Bundle, plus…
  • Connect you to our in-house caterer, Cezanne, for a reception and dinner
  • Photographer / Videographer for ceremony and reception

Pomegranate Bundle

  • Benefits of Etrog Bundle, plus…
  • Connect you to your choice of Musical Entertainment for the reception
  • Private guided tour of the Skirball Museum of Biblical Archeology
  • Private Walking Tour of the Old City for 20 of your guests

Please also consider the following activities for your visit:

  • Visit the Skirball Museum of Biblical Archaeology: Meet a real archaeologist. Learn about excavations, findings, and research conducted at HUC-JIR.
  • Archaeological Workshop / Dig: Take a day trip. Visit one of our excavation sites.
  • Lectures / Workshops: Learn with one of our brilliant scholars. Meet our amazing students.
  • Tour of Campus: Learn about our historic building, designed by architect, Moshe Safdie, in 1988.

Questions? Ready to book? Have something else in mind?
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