Jewish Life Cycles: From Pre-Conception to Post-Mortem and Beyond

What is foretold about man even before conception, and what is significant about that?

The Talmud declares that a child studies the entire Torah in utero and as it enters the world an angel strikes it’s mouth and the child forgets it all. What can this possibly mean?

What is the nature of the oath administered to a fetus upon entry to the world?

Why do we have a mitzvah to circumcise young boys?

What happens after we die?

These are but some of the very interesting elements of the Jewish timeline of Pre-Life – Life – Post-Life. In this class we dig in and investigate the various points of interest in a Jewish life and outline the meaning behind the practices associated with these milestones.

TORCH Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program – 2015