An excerpt from Elizabeth’s D’var Torah: As a 13 year old feminist Jew, I read this story and thought: How does this make sense? How does this apply to me and my world? How does this help me to be a better person? What lessons am I supposed to learn from this? What’s wrong with Isaac that he was willing to let Rebekah be harassed — at the very least — because she’s pretty and he was too cowardly to say that she was his wife? Why does Isaac say it would be Rebekah’s fault if he died? … More Kvelling Over Our Bat Mitzvah and her D’var Torah and our Amazing Community
Elizabeth’s Jewish Guilt Bat Mitzvah post totally worked, and lit a fire under me to get the Bat Mitzvah party planning in gear. … More Jewish Guilt: Activated!
Planning my Bat Mitzvah isn’t a piece of cake: here’s why. … More Bat Mitzvah, Bowl Mitzvah, Who the Heck Knows Mitzvah