bas mitzvah


bas mitz·​vah bäs-ˈmits-və How to pronounce bas mitzvah (audio)
often capitalized B&M

less common variant of bat mitzvah

: a Jewish girl who at 12 or more years of age assumes religious responsibilities
: the initiatory ceremony recognizing a girl as a bat mitzvah

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“Bas mitzvah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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bas mitzvah

variant of bat mitzvah

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