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Stretching back centuries and deeply rooted in history, bar mitzvah constituted an enduring link with the past; moreover, it seemed to provide an organically Jewish opportunity for sentimental expression and ritual celebration.

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This quote is linked to the event -€“ Bar, Bat Mitzvah

Source Notes: The Wonders of America: Reinventing Jewish Culture 1880-1950 (1994).

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