March 5th, 2007

botticelli

Shower them with sweetness

I have come to discover in my lifetime that my synagogue, Shomrei Torah, isn't like other synagogues. For one, I find it much homier. Maybe because it's "my" synagogue, or maybe it's just the closeness or size of the congregation.

I mentioned to Adam that on Tuesday night, I was going over to weekend Bat-Mitzvah girl Amber's house to make little candy bags to throw at her after her Haftorah.

Google lets me know I'm not crazy, but I am curious to see who else has this custom.

Throwing candy after the Haftorah of the Bar or Bat Mitzvah is...

something that was done consistently at my synagogue
5(55.6%)
something I've heard of or seen in other people's synagogues
2(22.2%)
something I've never heard of
1(11.1%)
other (comment)
1(11.1%)