In March 2016, a Polish-born Israeli man named Yisrael Kristal was declared by Guinness World Records as the oldest living man on Earth. Later that same year, Kristal finally got around to something that was put off for a whole century: his bar mitzvah. In November 2016, the 113-year-old man celebrated the Jewish coming-of-age ritual exactly 100 years late. Better (very, very) late than never, huh?
Oldest Living Man: Israel Kristal
He survived both World Wars and time at the Auschwitz death camp.
Bar Mitzvah Candle Lighting
The ritual calls for 13 candles, but often there's a 14th for good luck.
Some Of The Oldest People Ever
In 2016, Yisrael Kristal topped this list.
How Old Can We Get?
It's quite difficult for humans to make it past 115 years old.
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