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Bar and Bat Mitzvah – Wikipedia

Bar Mitzvah (Hebrew: ) and Bat Mitzvah (Hebrew: ) (Ashkenazi pronunciation: “Bas Mitzvah”) (plural: B’nai Mitzvah for boys (or boys and girls), and B’not Mitzvah Ashkenazi pronunciation: “B’nos Mitzvah” for girls) are Jewish coming of age rituals.

Bar () is a Jewish Babylonian Aramaic word literally meaning “son” (), while bat () means “daughter” in Hebrew, and mitzvah () means “commandment” or “law” (plural: mitzvot). Thus bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah literally translate to “son of commandment” and “daughter of commandment”. However, in rabbinical usage, the word bar means “under the category of” or “subject to”. Bar mitzvah therefore translates to “an [agent] who is subject to the law”. Although the term is commonly used to refer to the ritual itself, in fact the phrase originally refers to the person.

According to Jewish law, when Jewish boys become 13 years old, they become accountable for their actions and become a bar mitzvah. A girl becomes a bat mitzvah at the age of 12 according to Orthodox and Conservative Jews, and at the age of 13 according to Reform Jews.[citation needed] Prior to reaching bar mitzvah age, the child’s parents hold the responsibility for the child’s actions. After this age, the boys and girls bear their own responsibility for Jewish ritual law, tradition, and ethics, and are able to participate in all areas of Jewish community life. Traditionally, the father of the bar mitzvah gives thanks to God that he is no longer punished for the child’s sins (Genesis Rabba, Toldot 23:11). In addition to being considered accountable for their actions from a religious perspective, b’nai mitzvah may be counted towards a minyan (prayer quorum) and may lead prayer and other religious services in the family and the community.

Bar mitzvah is mentioned in the Mishnah (Ethics of the Fathers, 5:21) and in the Talmud. In some classic sources, the age of 13 appears for instance as the age from which males must fast on the Day of Atonement, while females fast from the age of 12. The age of b’nai mitzvah roughly coincides with physical puberty.[1] The bar or bat mitzvah ceremony is usually held on the first Shabbat after a boy’s thirteenth and a girl’s twelfth birthday.

Reaching the age of bar or bat Mitzvah signifies becoming a full-fledged member of the Jewish community with the responsibilities that come with it. These include moral responsibility for one’s own actions; eligibility to be called to read from the Torah and lead or participate in a minyan; the right to possess personal property and to be legally married according to Jewish law; the duty to follow the 613 laws of the Torah and keep the halakha; and the capacity to testify as a witness in a Beth Din (Rabbinical court) case.

Many congregations require pre-bar mitzvah children to attend a minimum number of Shabbat prayer services at the synagogue, study at a Hebrew school, take on a charity or community service project, and maintain membership in good standing with the synagogue. In addition to study and preparation offered through the synagogue and Hebrew schools, bar mitzvah tutors may be hired to prepare the child through the study of Hebrew, Torah cantillation and basic Jewish concepts.

The widespread practice is that on a Sabbath early in his thirteenth year, a boy is called up to read from the weekly portion of the Law (five books of Moses),[2] either as one of the first seven men or as the last, in which case he will read the closing verses and the Haftarah (selections from the books of the Prophets); and if he is unable to read, to recite at least the benediction before and after the reading.[3] He may also give a d’var Torah (a discussion of some Torah issue, such as a discussion of that week’s Torah portion) and/or lead part or all of the prayer services.

In Orthodox circles, the occasion is sometimes celebrated during a weekday service that includes reading from the Torah, such as a Monday or Thursday morning service.

Some communities or families may delay the celebration for reasons such as availability of a Shabbat during which no other celebration has been scheduled, or due to the desire to permit family to travel to the event. However, this does not delay the onset of rights and responsibilities of being a Jewish adult which comes about strictly by virtue of age.

The obligation to lay tefillin begins when a boy reaches bar mitzvah age. In some Orthodox circles, however, the custom is for the bar mitzvah boy to begin putting on tefillin one to three months before his bar mitzvah. This way, by the time he is obligated in the commandment, he will already know how to fulfill it properly.[4]

Bar mitzvah festivities typically include a seudat mitzvah, a celebratory meal with family, friends, and members of the community. Others may celebrate in different ways such as taking the bar or bat mitzvah on a special trip or organizing some special event in the celebrant’s honor. In many communities, the celebrant is given a certificate. According to the Orthodox view, the bar mitzvah boy is so happy to be commanded to do mitzvah and earn reward in the next world for his efforts, that he throws a party and has a festive meal.[dubious discuss]

Bar and bat mitzvah parties in America are often lavish affairs held at hotels and country clubs with hundreds of guests.[5][6][7] The trend has been mocked, most notably in the movie Keeping Up with the Steins. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach says that over-the-top bar mitzvah parties were already common when he was growing up in Miami in the 1970s.[8]

Today many non-Orthodox Jews celebrate a girl’s bat mitzvah in the same way as a boy’s bar mitzvah. All Reform and Reconstructionist, and most Conservative synagogues have egalitarian participation, in which women read from the Torah and lead services. In Orthodox communities, a Bat Mitzvah is celebrated when a girl reaches the age of 12.

The majority of Orthodox and some Conservative Jews reject the idea that a woman can publicly read from the Torah or lead prayer services whenever there is a minyan (quorum of 10 males) available to do so. However, the public celebration of a girl becoming bat mitzvah in other ways has made strong inroads into Modern Orthodox Judaism and also into some elements of Haredi Judaism. In these congregations, women do not read from the Torah or lead prayer services, but they occasionally lecture on a Jewish topic to mark their coming of age, learn a book of Tanakh, recite verses from the Book of Esther or the Book of Psalms, or say prayers from the siddur. In some Modern Orthodox circles, bat mitzvah girls will read from the Torah and lead prayer services in a women’s tefillah. Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, a prominent Orthodox posek, has ruled that bat mitzvah celebrations are permissible, but should not be held in a synagogue, because then they would be construed as imitating Reform and Conservative customs; in any case, they do not have the status of seudat mitzvah.[9] Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef holds that it is a seudat mitzvah.[10]

The event is celebrated by joyous festivity, the bat mitzvah girl delivering on this occasion a learned discourse or oration at the table before the invited guests, who offer her presents, while the rabbi or teacher gives her her blessing, accompanying it at times with an address.[11]

There were occasional attempts to recognize a girl’s coming of age in eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries, the former in Warsaw (1843) and the latter in Lemberg (1902). The occasion was marked by a party without any ritual in the synagogue.[12]

According to the archivist at the Great Synagogue in Rome, the custom of a young woman being called up in synagogue before the entire community dates back to the early years of the Roman Jewish community approximately 2,300 years ago. The community recognized her as “being of age” and acknowledged her in a public fashion. This would support more modern documents that record an Orthodox Jewish Italian rite for becoming bat mitzvah (which involved an “entrance into the minyan” ceremony, in which boys of thirteen and girls of twelve recited a blessing) since the mid-19th century.[13] There were also bat mitzvah rituals held in the 19th century in Iraq.[14] All this may have influenced the American rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, who held the first public celebration of a bat mitzvah in the United States, for his daughter Judith, on March 18, 1922, at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism, his synagogue in New York City.[15][16] Judith Kaplan recited the preliminary blessing, read a portion of that week’s Torah portion in Hebrew and English, and then intoned the closing blessing.[15] Kaplan, who at that time claimed to be an Orthodox rabbi, joined Conservative Judaism and then became the founder of Reconstructionist Judaism, influenced Jews from all branches of non-Orthodox Judaism, through his position at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. At the time, most Orthodox rabbis strongly rejected the idea of a bat mitzvah ceremony.[citation needed]

As the ceremony became accepted for females as well as males, many women chose to celebrate the ceremony even though they were much older, as a way of formalizing and celebrating their place in the adult Jewish community.[17]

Instead of reading from the Torah, some Humanist Jews prefer a research paper on a topic in Jewish history to mark their coming of age.[18][19][20] Secular Jewish Sunday schools and communitiesincluding those affiliated with the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations and the Arbeiter Ring (Workmen’s Circle)encourage the youngsters to select any topic that interests them and relates to the Jewish part of their identities.

The kibbutz movement in Israel also encouraged the celebration of the bar mitzvah. All those coming of age in the community for that year would take on a project and research in a topic of Jewish or Zionist interest. Today many kibbutz children are opting for a more traditional bar mitzvah celebration.[citation needed]

Among some Jews, a man who has reached the age of 83 will customarily celebrate a second bar mitzvah, under the logic that in the Torah it says that a normal lifespan is 70 years, so that an 83-year-old can be considered 13 in a second lifetime. This practice has become increasingly uncommon.[21]

A Bark Mitzvah is a pseudo-traditional observance and celebration of a dog’s coming of age,[22][23] as in the Jewish traditional bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah. The term has been in use since at least as early as 1977,[24] and Bark Mitzvahs are sometimes held as an adjunct to the festival of Purim.[25]

Bar or bat mitzvah celebrations have become an occasion to give the celebrant a commemorative gift. Traditionally, common gifts include books with religious or educational value, religious items, writing implements, savings bonds (to be used for the child’s college education), gift certificates, or money.[26] Gifts of cash have become commonplace in recent times.[when?] As with charity and all other gifts, it has become common to give in multiples of 18, since the gematria, or numerical equivalent of the Hebrew word for “life”, (“chai”), is the number 18. Monetary gifts in multiples of 18 are considered to be particularly auspicious and have become very common for the bar and bat mitzvah. Many b’nai mitzvah also receive their first tallit from their parents to be used for the occasion and tefillin where this is appropriate. Jewelry is a common gift for girls at a bat mitzvah celebration. Another gift for the bat mitzvah girl are Shabbat candlesticks because it is the duty and honour of the woman to light the candles.[citation needed]

The modern method of celebrating becoming a bar mitzvah did not exist in the time of the Hebrew Bible, Mishnah or Talmud. Passages in the books of Exodus and Numbers note the age of majority for army service as twenty.[27] The term “bar mitzvah” appears first in the Talmud, the codification of the Jewish oral Torah compiled in the early first millennium of the common era, to connote “an [agent] who is subject to the law,”[28] and the age of thirteen is also mentioned in the Mishnah as the time one is obligated to observe the Torah’s commandments: “At five years old a person should study the Scriptures, at ten years for the Mishnah, at 13 for the commandments . . .”[29][30] The Talmud gives 13 as the age at which a boy’s vows are legally binding, and states that this is a result of his being a “man,” as required in Numbers 6:2.[31] The term “bar mitzvah”, in the sense it is now used, cannot be clearly traced earlier than the 14th century, the older rabbinical term being “gadol” (adult) or “bar ‘onshin” (legally responsible for own misdoings).[3] Many sources indicate that the ceremonial observation of a bar mitzvah developed in the Middle Ages,[30][32] however, there are extensive earlier references to thirteen as the age of majority with respect to following the commandments of the Torah, as well as Talmudic references to observing this rite of passage with a religious ceremony, including:

While the traditional age to hold a bar or bat mitzvah is 13 (12 for girls), some adults choose to have bar or bat mitzvah rituals at an older age, some of whom had them as children and some who did not have them as children. Since the 1970s, the adult bar and bat mitzvah have been growing in popularity.

Bar/Bat Barakah means, in Aramaic, “Son/Daughter of the Blessing”. In honour and recognition of Jewish traditions, including Zeved habat and Bar and Bat Mitzvah, some Christians have begun to conduct a Bar and Bat Barakah ceremony to pronounce blessings upon their children.[33]

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World’s oldest man celebrates bar mitzvah – CNN.com

Born in Poland in 1903, Kristal studied Hebrew and Jewish law as a youngster. But he missed his bar mitzvah — a Jewish coming-of-age ceremony celebrated when a boy turns 13 — because of World War I.

“This was a miracle that came true in front of our eyes,” said his daughter, Shulimath Kristal Kuperstoch, who organized the ceremony in northern Israel.

About 60 friends and family members attended the party on Friday and the bar mitzvah on Saturday morning, Kuperstoch said.

A Devout Orthodox Jew, Kristal recited the Kaddish prayer, which praises God, and the Shehecheyanu, a prayer for celebrating special occasions. Following the bar mitzvah, attendants lobbed candy at Kristal, a festive tradition used to symbolize a sweet life. It is most commonly seen at bar mitzvahs for young men, but the supercentenarian loved it, his daughter said.

As a young man, Kristal married and had two children, who died in the Lodz ghetto during World War II. Later, he and his wife were sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where his wife died.

He survived the Holocaust, and moved to Israel with his second wife in 1950.

Kristal was officially recognized as the world’s oldest man by Guinness World Records in March 2016.

During his bar mitzvah, Kuperstoch said he was quiet for much of the time, perhaps reflecting on the importance of the moment and remembering those who could not be there to celebrate with him.

“Holocaust survivors know how to welcome this moment better than anyone else,” she said.

The retired confectioner now has a large family, including grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

According to Guinness World Records, he has carried out the rites of his devout Orthodox faith “continuously and rigorously” for 100 years.

The tefilin is the practice of fixing Torah texts in small black boxes to the head and hand during prayers, following literally the commandment that calls for believers to bind excerpts of religious scriptures to their hands and their eyes.

When he was named the world’s oldest man, Kristal insisted, “I don’t know the secret for long life.”

“There have been smarter, stronger and better-looking men then me who are no longer alive,” he said. “All that is left for us to do is to keep on working as hard as we can and rebuild what is lost.”

CNN’s Bryony Jones and Amir Tal contributed to this report.

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Yisrael Kristal is a Holocaust survivor and the world’s oldest man, according to Guinness World Records. He celebrated his long-delayed bar mitzvah this week at the age of 113. Shula Kopershtouk/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

Yisrael Kristal is a Holocaust survivor and the world’s oldest man, according to Guinness World Records. He celebrated his long-delayed bar mitzvah this week at the age of 113.

As a young boy, Polish-born Yisrael Kristal looked forward to turning 13 when he could celebrate his bar mitzvah, the Jewish coming-of-age ritual. But that was 1916 and World War I crushed that hope. Little did he know that he would wait a century for that ceremony.

Kristal barely survived the next world war as a prisoner in Auschwitz. After WWII, he rebuilt his life in Israel, raising a family and opening a business. Earlier this year, he was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest man.

But the milestone event that marks a Jewish boy’s passage to adulthood eluded Kristal until this week when he finally celebrated his bar mitzvah, at the age of 113, surrounded by two children, nine grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren in Haifa, Israel.

As his family prepared for the celebration, Kristal’s daughter, Shulamith Kristal Kuperstoch told the BBC that the long-delayed ceremony would be a “corrective experience.”

Kristal, who was orphaned by the end of WWI, opened a successful candy store with an uncle in Lodz, Poland. But when the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939, Kristal had to move his family to the Lodz ghetto where his two children died. By August 1944, he and wife were sent to Auschwitz and other concentration camps. She did not survive. By the time he was liberated, Kristal weighed all of 82 pounds, Kuperstoch told the New York Times.

After the war, Kristal returned to Lodz, married a Holocaust survivor and, in 1950, emigrated to Haifa, Israel, where he established another successful confectioner’s business, operating it until 1970.

As for her father’s longevity, Kuperstoch credits prayer and his simple diet.

Upon his award by Guinness World Records in March, Kristal said: “I don’t know the secret for long life. I believe that everything is determined from above and we shall never know the reasons why. There have been smarter, stronger and better looking men then me who are no longer alive. All that is left for us to do is to keep on working as hard as we can and rebuild what is lost.”

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The Azrieli Music Project (AMP) is proud to announce that composer Wlad Marhulets is the winner of the inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music for his Klezmer Clarinet Concerto. Marhulets, who submitted a completed orchestral work on a Jewish theme or subject along with applicants from around the world has been granted the second of two $50,000 prizes, which were offered for the first time by the Azrieli Foundation.


THE LEO BAECK INSTITUTE and the AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR JEWISH MUSIC present AN ERWIN SCHULHOFF RETROSPECTIVE performed by Mimi Stern-Wolfes Downtown Chamber Players Wednesday May 25 at 7:30 PM Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street Tickets: $15; $10 for students, seniors Reservations: http://www.lbi.org/schulhoff

Rabbi Zeev Kraines, originally from California and educated at Cornell University and University of South Africa, has a website with useful musical mp3 files. Rabbi Kraines, a Rav at Ohr Somayach Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa, has put together a listing called Kraines Family Sings of mp3 files of singing Jewish melodies which has three major components: Around the Shabbos Table, Around the Sheva Brochas Table, and Around the Year. https://sites.google.com/a/ohrsandton.com/files/kraines-family-sings

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Becoming a Bat Mitzvah – About.com Religion & Spirituality

By Ariela Pelaia

Bat Mitzvah literally translates as “daughter of commandment.” The word “bat” means “daughter” in Aramaic, which was the commonly spoken vernacular language of the Jewish people (and much of the Middle East) from around 500 B.C.E. to 400 C.E. The word “mitzvah” is Hebrew for “commandment.” The term “bat mitzvah” refers to two things: it is used to describe a girl when she comes of age at 12-years-old and also refers to the religious ceremony in more liberal Jewish communities that accompanies a girl becoming a Bat Mitzvah. Often a celebratory party will follow the ceremony and that party is also called a bat mitzvah.

This article discusses what it means for a Jewish girl to “become a Bat Mitzvah.” For information about the Bat Mitzvah ceremony or celebration please read: “What Is a Bat Mitzvah?”

When a Jewish girl turns 12-years-old she becomes a “bat mitzvah,” whether or not the event is marked with a ceremony or celebration.

According to Jewish custom this means that she is considered old enough to have certain rights and responsibilities. These include:

Many Jews talk about becoming a bar mitzvah as “becoming a man” and becoming a bat mitzvah as “becoming a woman,” but this is not correct. A Jewish girl who has become a bat mitzvah has many of the rights and responsibilities of a Jewish adult (see above), but she is not considered an adult in the full sense of the word yet. Jewish tradition makes this abundantly clear. For instance, in Mishnah Avot 5:21 13-years-old is listed as the age of responsibility for the mitzvot, but the age for marriage is set at 18-years-old and the age for earning a living at 20-years-old. Hence, a bat mitzvah is not a full-fledged adult yet, but Jewish tradition recognizes this age as the point when a child can differentiate between right and wrong and hence can be held accountable for his actions.

One way to think about becoming bat mitzvah in Jewish culture is to think about the way secular culture treats teens and children differently. A teenager below the age of 18 does not have all of the legal rights and responsibilities of a full adult, but she is treated differently than younger children. For instance, in most U.S. states children can legally work part-time once they are 14-years-old. Similarly, in many states children younger than 18 can marry with special parental and/or judicial consent. Children in their teens can also be treated as adults in criminal proceedings depending on the circumstance of the crime.

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Israel Kristal, world’s oldest man to mark Bar Mitzvah at 113 …

Kristal, who was born in Poland in 1903, began learning Hebrew at the age of three, and studying the Mishna, or Jewish laws, at six.

But he missed out on the Jewish coming-of-age ceremony, traditionally marked when a boy turns 13, because of World War I.

His daughter, Shulamith Kristal-Kuperstoch, told CNN that Kristal’s long-delayed bar mitzvah would be held close to his Hebrew birthday, which falls this year on October 2.

Kristal-Kuperstoch said it would be a “privilege” for her to organize the upcoming ceremony for her father, as a way of correcting the past, and as a gift to him.

As a young man, Kristal married and had two children, but the family was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp from the Lodz ghetto during World War II, and his wife and children died there.

Kristal survived the Holocaust, and moved to Israel with his second wife in 1950.

The retired confectioner now has a large family, including grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His bar mitzvah will be held at the family’s local synagogue in Haifa.

When he was named the world’s oldest man, Kristal insisted, “I don’t know the secret for long life.”

“There have been smarter, stronger and better-looking men then me who are no longer alive,” he said. “All that is left for us to do is to keep on working as hard as we can and rebuild what is lost.”

CNN’s Richard Greene contributed to this article.

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World’s Oldest Man Is Finally Getting His Bar Mitzvah At Age …

In September 1916, a 13-year-old Yisrael Kristal missed out on having a bar mitzvahceremony. But today, hes finally getting the celebration he never had, albeit 100 years later.

Kristal, who turned 113 today and has been named theworlds oldest living manby Guinness World records, will celebrate with family and friends in Haifa, Israel, two weeks from now.

His daughter tells BBC News the family hopes the party will be a corrective experience.

We are excited, were happy, it is a great honour to celebrate his bar mitzvah. He has children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and cousins and everyone is coming,Shulamit Kuperstoch said.

Back in 1916, Kristal missed out on his ceremony after his mother died and his father was drafted into the Russian army. He survived World War I and then internment in the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. He lost his first wife and their two children in the Holocaust and later moved to Israel.

He re-married and has grown a family and continued the family confectionery business until his retirement.

Kristal said earlier this year that he doesnt know the secret to longevity but believes in the power of resilience.

I believe that everything is determined from above and we shall never know the reasons why, he told Guinness World Records. There have been smarter, stronger and better looking men then me who are no longer alive. All that is left for us to do is to keep on working as hard as we can and rebuild what is lost.

Earlier this year, a group of 50 Holocaust survivors similarly celebrated their missed bar mitzvahs decades later.

Heres wishing you a very happy bar mitzvah, Yisrael. Mazel tov!

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Bar mitzvah party-flasher case: Arizona yoga instructor …

Lindsey Ann Radomski, the Scottsdale yoga instructor accused of indecent acts with boys at a bar mitzvah party, has been found not guilty on all counts.

[Epic bar mitzvah party produces epic trial and bizarre defense]

Radomski, who was 32 in March, 2015, when the party occurred, was accused in misdemeanor counts of flashing her newly enhanced breasts to seven boys, ranging in age from 11 to 15, letting them fondle them and of administering oral sex to one of theboys.

The party was held at the home of her employer at a Scottsdale yoga studio.

It attracted attention (and a lot of wisecracking about bar mitzvah gifts) nationally and even internationally because of the setting and circumstances.

Lindsey Ann Radomski (Maricopa County Sheriff)

During an unusually long trial for misdemeanor charges, sevenweeks, Radomski testified that while she remembered flashing her breasts at the party, she remembered little else. She was drunk and blacked out, she said.

The boys, in their testimony, and the prosecutor in her closing arguments, said Radomski invited their advances, boasting about her augmented breasts, lifting her shirt and responding to ones question (what did they feel like?) with an invitation to go ahead and find out.

Her lawyers argued, among other things, that the boys attacked Radomski while she was drunk and suggested, without demonstrating it as fact, that someone at the party had slipped her a date rape drug, GHB.

She was drugged, her lawyer, Jocquese Blackwell, declared during closing arguments this week.She passed out and went to sleep. In this case, Lindsey Radomski is the one whos being charged when she was the one who was attacked.

Blackwell also argued that she was wearing pasties on her breasts, a cover, however small, that under Arizona law makes the exposure not indecent as long as they shield her areolae from view.

If an individual lady is wearing pasties, stick-on pasties . . .that individual can walk down the street in Scottsdale or any other street in America, said Blackwell during his closing arguments, and its not illegal.

As no pasties were found at the scene of the party, the jury pored over an image of Radomski at the bar mitzvahlooking for signs of them.

While the defenses theory seemed to many bizarre, it apparently raised sufficient doubt in the minds of the jury to acquit her.

It deliberated only a few hours before doing so Wednesday.

It was one of the more unusual moments at an altogether unusual trial, in part because of its length, longer than the George Zimmerman trial, for example, and as long, not counting jury selection, as the trial of former Virginia governorRobert F. McDonnell, and in part because of its subject matter.

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Arizona woman accused of flashing underage boys at bar …

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. A jury on Wednesday acquitted an Arizona woman accused of flashing underage boys at a bar mitzvah last year and performing a sex act on one of the teens.

Lindsey Ann Radomski was found not guilty on all 18 misdemeanor counts. Radomski, 34, cried and hugged her attorneys after the verdict was read by a Scottsdale City Court judge.

The jury got the case late Tuesday afternoon after a nearly seven-week trial.

“I’m just incredibly happy it’s over. Thank God,” Radomski said outside the courthouse.

She faced a sentence of up to six months in jail, a $2,500 fine and three years’ probation if convicted.

Radomski was arrested in March 2015 on charges including public sexual indecency with contact and contributing to the delinquency of a child.

A grand jury refused to indict her on felony charges because of a lack of evidence.

Police said the yoga instructor invited seven boys ages 11 to 15 into a bedroom at a bar mitzvah and flashed her newly augmented breasts.

She reportedly allowed the boys to fondle her breasts and then allegedly performed a sex act on a 15-year-old boy.

Radomski said she was drinking that night and doesn’t remember what happened. Her attorney said she was drugged while at the event, and she actually was the victim and the boys sexually assaulted her.

Prosecutors said Radomski may have been drunk at the bar mitzvah, but she still should be held responsible for her actions.

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