Jules Hirsh had his first bar mitzvah when he was 13 years old, in 1946. Seventy years later, he had a second one, at 83 – and a few years later, his wife decided to have a second bat mitzvah too. “It’s a marker of, well, here I am. I’ve lived this long and so I’m here before you, saying that.”
Art by Tobi Zion.