Zoomitzvah, Zoommitzvah, Zoom mitzvah, ZoomMitzvah
- Bar or bat mitzvah service or party conducted via Zoom
- "On the big day, more than 200 guests joined Sam’s Zoom Mitzvah to celebrate." (https://www.mitzvahmarket.com/mitzvah-ideas/bar-bat-mitzvah-parades-how-to-celebrate-from-home-during-coronavirus/)
- "The party could wait. The service would go ahead. Isaac would have a Zoomitzvah." (https://www.thejc.com/comment/columnists/my-son-isaac-s-zoomitzvah-was-loving-and-moving-1.499326)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, English
Zoom (videoconferencing technology) + gender-neutral clipping of bar/bat mitzvah
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
This term was coined in spring 2020, during the Coronavirus pandemic that required synagogues to shut down in-person gatherings. Many synagogues moved their services online, and many 12- and 13-year-olds celebrated their bar or bat mitzvahs online using Zoom.
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