Initial Meeting:
Prior to the Bat Mitzvah, families will have a one time meeting with Rabbi Adi to go through all the logistics to meet the needs of each individual family. 
For more information and to book an appointment, please e-mail: [email protected].


Who can have a Bat Mitzvah?: 
Chabad at Monterra proudly offers Bat Mitzvah services to any girl who is born only to a Mother that was born Jewish or has been through an approved Orthodox conversion. If you have any questions or concerns about our Bat Mitzvah services, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are always here to help and support our community in any way we can.

Determining the date of the ceremony:
Traditionally, the Bat Mitzvah services occur on Friday evenings. Bat Mitzvah services can be held on any day of the week. You may choose a more convenient weekend as long as it is after the Hebrew birth date. Click Here to find out your child's exact Hebrew birthday. 



To ensure positive meaning and lasting significance in the Bat Mitzvah celebration, Chabad of at Monterra requires membership for the family of a Bat Mitzvah for a minimum of the year of the Bat Mitzvah. In addition, families are to attend Shabbat services at least twice per month in the four months prior to the Bat Mitzvah.


Bat Mitzvah Club Training:
The Bat Mitzvah Club is a bi-weekly program that offers a well rounded and fun experience in preparing your daughter for her special day. The Bat Mitzvah Club offers an opportunity to prepare for a girls Bat Mitzvah together with friends on a general level and also one on one preparation with the Rabbi. The Bat Mitzvah Club meets on Tuesdays from 6:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.. 


Additional Weekly Private Lessons:
Additional weekly private lessons are only offered to those students that are enrolled in the Bat Mitzvah Club Training and seeking extra assistance. 



Ceremony & Services:
We encourage Bat Mitzvah services to be held on a Friday. This will allow for a more intimate service and less restrictions. Traditionally, the family will also hold a service on the following Shabbat for the community.  All Bat Mitzvah ceremonies are officiated at our location. We provide tables, chairs, Synagogue items etc. Families are free to decorate the synagogue as they wish. Should you prefer another venue for the services it is the family's responsibility to provide all the appropriate equipment and cover all additional costs for the Rabbi and Rebbitzen. Shabbat and out of state ceremonies are not guaranteed to be attended and officiated by Rabbi Adi.  


Chabad allows all caterers under a proper Rabbinical authority. The Chabad catering is not always available. Families are responsible for cutlery, cups, drinks, table cloths etc. Any dairy catering must be certified Chalav Yisrael and breads must be Pas Yisrael. Any candies brought in must be Kosher certified. All products and outside vendors must be confirmed by Chabad.