The granddaughter of a Cambodian princess had a bat mitzvah

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 01/14/2020

Members of the Cambodian royal family gathered last month at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh for a celebration.

Tiffany Haddish's Black Mitzvah and her journey of Jewish discovery

Lebo Diseko, BBC, 12/16/2019

The Eritrean-American comedian Tiffany Haddish has celebrated her Bat Mitzvah.

As a Black Jewish Mom, Tiffany Haddish’s Bat Mitzvah Is Deeply Inspiring

Aviva L. Brown, Kveller, 12/09/2019

When Tiffany Haddish — the unapologetically black comedian and actress, Tiffany Haddish — hosted an absolutely bonkers bat mitzvah for her 40th birthday last week, I was enthralled.

Q & A: She’s Sarah Silverman’s Sister — And Just Officiated Tiffany Haddish’s Bat Mitzvah

Talya Zax, The Forward, 12/04/2019

Sure, there are a lot of Jews in Hollywood. But not one of them has ever had quite as memorable a showbiz bat mitzvah as Tiffany Haddish.

Activist Naomi Wadler Celebrates Her Bat Mitzvah

Emily Burack, Kveller, 11/27/2019

Naomi Wadler made serious some waves in March 2018, when she was the youngest speaker at the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C.

Tiffany Haddish Loves Being Jewish. We Talked to Her About It.

Emily Burack, Heyalma, 11/22/2019

The Black Jewish comedian opened up about her bat mitzvah, upcoming Netflix special, and why she wants her friends to study Torah.


My Two Bat-Mitzvahs

Koca Wen, Forward, 01/01/1970

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.

Emotional journey from Nicaragua to Judaism

Patricia Corrigan, J Weekly, 11/17/2011

The journey from a Catholic upbringing in Nicaragua to doing an aliyah at an East Bay synagogue in September was a long one. But Holvis Delgadillo relished the trip.