My Two Bat-Mitzvahs

My Two Bat-Mitzvahs

Koca Wen, Forward, 12/18/2018

When do we become adults? When we experience our first tragedy? When we adopt adult responsibilities, and accept the weight of cultural expectations? When we undertake a coming of age ritual, like a bar mitzvah? For our Chinese-Jewish Mash-Up Koca Wen it was a mash-up of all of the above.

Why Diversity Matters to the Next Generation of Jews

Why Diversity Matters to the Next Generation of Jews

Andy Cheng, Jewish&, 08/01/2018

What an Asian-American Jew learned about his own assumptions.

Mazel tov! Florida Lt. Gov. Lopez-Cantera has a quickie bar mitzvah in Israel
The Poetry of Jewish Black Identity

The Poetry of Jewish Black Identity

Aaron Samuels, Jewish&, 12/17/2013

I became Bar Mitzvah on April 20th, 2002, the 130th anniversary of Hitler’s birth.

Teen Travels to Native Guatemala for Mitzvah Project

Teen Travels to Native Guatemala for Mitzvah Project

Teresa Akersten, Patch, 11/14/2012

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