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All of Ra'anana rallied for the Bar Mitzvah celebration of Itzhaki - a boy on the autistic spectrum - voila! native


At the municipal school for special education "Lior" in Ra'anana, a special Bar Mitzvah ceremony for Yitzhak Segiel, a student of the school, who is on the low-functioning autistic continuum.

All of Ra'anana mobilized for Yitzhak's bar mitzvah celebration (photo: official website, photo of Ra'anana municipality spokeswoman)

A special bar mitzvah for a special child - his parents, Asharat and Dodi Segiel, in cooperation with the staff of the "Lior" school, organized a special bar mitzvah celebration for him, and held the ceremony of conversion to the Torah at the school, with the participation of family members, the educational staff, his classmates and in the presence of the mayor of Ra'anana , Mr. Haim Broida, who was specially invited to participate in the unique Torah conversion ceremony, which included blessings, music, refreshments and much joy.

Yitzhakhi's father, Dodi Sagiel, has prepared hundreds of boys in Ra'anana and the surrounding area for conversion to the Torah in the last decade, as well as leading original bar mitzvah ceremonies.

For his son's Torah initiation ceremony, which was held at the "Lior" school complex, Dodi brought a Torah book, led the moving ceremony and at the end blessed his son Yitzhak and all those present.

Mayor Haim Broida with Itzhaki (photo: official website, photo: Dovrot Ra'anana)

Ashrat and Dodi Segiel: "This is an opportunity for us to express our gratitude and appreciation to the dedicated school staff, to which our son comes every morning with joy, and to the municipality of Ra'anana and to its head, for establishing this important and high-quality school for children on the continuum, which is a source of pride for the city."

Mayor Haim Broida: "I had the privilege of taking part in Yitzhak's unique and moving Bar Mitzvah ceremony, and standing by his side and his loving and supportive family, along with the dedicated and loving school staff. Lior School, the decision to establish it was one of my first and most important decisions as mayor , provides the best education for children on the autistic continuum, and it practically represents the world view that in Ra'anana everyone is equal."

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Source: walla

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