With Uminer unable to host a large gathering because of the coronavirus pandemic, it'll be just him, his wife, and their children. As Jewish families and religious leaders across the world celebrate the holiday that started Wednesday evening, many are finding their traditions upended in ways both painful and somewhat lovely.
'It is something I will never forget': 177 people attend a Needham boy's virtual bar mitzvah - The Boston Globe
At the beginning of March, 13-year-old Sam Kaplan and his family watched as events everywhere were canceled because of the coronavirus crisis. Sam, a student at The Rashi School in Dedham, had planned to have his bar mitzvah at Temple Aliyah in Needham on March 28.