America's First Bat Mitzvah

America's First Bat Mitzvah

Update: 2021-05-24
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The first American bat mitzvah took place on March 18, 1922. As the 100th anniversary of this first bat mitzvah nears, guest scholars Carole Balin, Melissa R. Klapper, and Deborah Waxman consider the history of the bat mitzvah and its evolution over time. They also explore how the bat mitzvah helped pave the way for greater inclusion of women in public Jewish ritual and practice, and helped shape American Jewish life.

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America's First Bat Mitzvah

America's First Bat Mitzvah

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