At no other Conservative congregation in Whitestone, Beechhurst, Bay Terrace, Malba, Clearview or Bayside can your daughter do everything at her Bat-Mitzvah that a boy can do.  

All this at one all-inclusive price that will provide your child with weekly Hebrew School classes on Sunday mornings, private lessons with the Rabbi (or his supervisee) for your child’s individual portion and Bar/Bat Mitzvah speech. 

Please phone 718 208-5059 to schedule a meeting with our Rabbi for further details

No longer does your child have to start Hebrew School at age 5 or 6 to have a Bar/Bat Mitzvah 

No longer does your child have to give up all his/her extra-curricular activities  

Welcome to the Whitestone Hebrew Centre  
and our new  
Bar/Bat Mitzvah program!  

Your promise to us:

  • Your child will attend Sunday morning Hebrew School regularly and consistently
  • Your child will attend all scheduled private lessons
  • Your family will attend at least six regular or Family Shabbat morning services during each year of their participation in our program.

Our promise to you:

  • We will accept any child from the age of 10 -- 13, no matter their previous knowledge of Judaism or Hebrew  
  • We will teach your child to read the blessings for an Aliyah and the Haftara, to read his/her Haftara in Hebrew and prepare a speech for his/her Bar/Bat Mitzvah 
  • We will provide your child with his/her Haftara in pdf format and an mp3 of it being chanted by our Rabbi
  • We will arrange a delicious luncheon Kiddush for your family, guests and our members on the day of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah.

  • We will make your whole family comfortable in the Synagogue setting, no matter how unfamiliar it may be to you  

  • We will guide your whole family in performing their roles at their son or daughter’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah, whether it be an English reading, an Ark Opening, or reading a Blessing in Hebrew (with English Transliteration).