“We are excited, we’re happy, it is a great honour to celebrate his bar mitzvah. He has children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and cousins and everyone is coming.” A couple of world wars (and some other inconveniences) delayed Yisrael Kristal’s bar mitzvah. But he’s finally holding it, at the age of 113. (Let’s hope some of the guests held onto the savings bonds they had ready for the event’s original date.)

+ NY Mag: All 314 Bruce Springsteen songs, ranked from worst to best. I’m not sure about the order, but it had to be a pretty fun reporting assignment.

+ This kid is my new favorite athlete of all time. I just hope he’s available for baby-sitting.