Bar Mitzvah invitations are send out to friends of parents, relatives, and friends of the child to come to the important ceremonial event in the lives of a young Hebrew boy or girl that marks the boys’s and girl’s entry into the adulthood. When a boy turns 13 years old after the bar mitzvah it is the time for the boy to be responsible for their own actions. Bears his own responsibility, must follow the 613 laws of the Torah, get legally married and enter puberty even can possess his own property.
It is an important event in the life of both young man and his or her parents. A bar mitzvah is not about having a party or receiving gifts. Bar Mitzvah translate as son of commandment which mean the young man now become responsible to observe the commandments of the Torah, focus on what is important which is family,community and relationship with Ashem. A year prior the young man began studying the Torah portion for his/her barmitzvah. At the bar mitzvah ceremony the young man will read their portion of the Torah.
If you are among those who received the bar mitzvah invitations and going to attend such ceremony soon, the bar mitzvah gifts can be confusing. The most common gift in a bar mitzvah ceremony is the Cash generally multiples of eighteen dollars as the most favorable number in Jewish tradition. Other customary gifts are books related to Jewish culture and Judaism. Tefillin, Kiddush cup, candlesticks, Tallit, and Tzedekah box as a bar mitzvah gift which symbolizes the beginning of their new life. Special gifts like jewwelry will be a good option if it suits you. Others gift those 13 years old child fonds of like video game, some gadget, etc also possible. The above are just ideas and suggestions gift.