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bat mitz·vah / bät ˈmitsvə/ • n. a religious initiation ceremony for a Jewish girl aged twelve years and one day, regarded as the age of religious maturity. ∎ the girl undergoing such a ceremony.
Bat mitzvah (Heb., ‘daughter of the commandment’). The status for a girl of attaining religious adulthood (cf. BAR MITZVAH for a boy). No ceremonies are laid down in the law, but a liturgy is contained in the Reform New Union Prayer Book (1975); the ceremonies are more elaborate in Progressive Judaism.
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