Our Bar Mitzvahs

Barmitzvah-Boys
“We both celebrated our Bar Mitzvahs at Central within one week of each other – 9 and 16 March 2013.   (I’m Gideon on the left, and I’m Jacob on the right).

Born within one day of each other, we’ve been friends since nursery school. Our parents both joined the shul at the same time.

We both had memorable ceremonies, surrounded by our friends and families, and will never forget the welcoming atmosphere which everyone in the community creates.

Our special thanks go to Rabbi Marcus who managed to make all of our guests laugh, and to Chazan Stephen Leas for making us both feel relaxed and confident on the bimah.

Finally, we also wanted thank Sara Cohen and Roz Laren for organising our kiddushes which were delicious, and appreciated by all of our friends.”

Jacob Barnet
Gideon Lister

 

Comment on this article

Latest from the blog

Photo of Rabbi Barry Marcus VideoRabbi Marcus MBE – Miketz

The Sidra is a continuation of the experiences of Joseph in Egypt. Pharoah is troubled by his dreams and the butler reminds Pharoah of Joseph who had successfully…

Casting Call for Purim Show

A Central Synagogue and New West End Synagogue PURIM production Kiss Me Harry Performance Date: WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2018 (Evening) Venue: Central Synagogue, 36-40 Hallam Street, London W1W…

Annual Supper Quiz – 4th February

  Annual Quiz Supper Sunday 4 February 2018 Doors open 6:45 pm Supper: 7:00 pm Quiz: 7:45 pm Tickets: £27.50 per ticket (£20.00 students) Payment by cash or…

Photo of Rabbi Barry Marcus VideoRabbi Marcus MBE – Vayeshev

Today’s reading is among the better known sections from the Torah and centres around Joseph, Yaacov’s beloved younger son. His older brothers’ jealousy is aroused by the gift…

Read more from the blog