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Bat/Bar Mitzvah

The Role of Obligation in Judaism

This is a transcript from edtalk, the listserv of Reconstructionist educators. In 2001, education intern Sarah Rubin asked for ideas about how to teach about the role of obligation in Judaism—particularly in the context of bar/bat mitzvah. What obligations do we have as individuals? What obligations does the Jewish community have to us?
Type: Listserve Thread

Discussion About B'nai Mitzvah Requirements From EdTalk

This is a summary of exchanges among Reconstructionist educators on the EdTalk listserve (in 2000) about requirements for B'nai Mitzvah and their families. Contributions include summaries of policy, a debate on the need for the policies, and two anecdotes related to implementation of these policies.
Type: Listserve Thread


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