The editors of Today I Am a Woman discuss how Judaism defines this important rite of passage in widely disparate settings, such as the first bat mitzvah at the only synagogue in Indonesia, a poignant bat mitzvah memory of World War II Italy and an American bat mitzvah shared with girls in a Ukrainian orphanage.
Barbara Vinick is affiliated with the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University.
Shulamit Reinharz is the Director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute and a sociology professor at Brandeis University.
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