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Home » Bar & Bat Mitzvah » B’nai Mitzvah Growing Pains At Jewish Futures Conference, liberal Jews struggle with ritual’s meaning in fast-changing times by Julie Wiener, Associate Editor, The Jewish Week

B’nai Mitzvah Growing Pains At Jewish Futures Conference, liberal Jews struggle with ritual’s meaning in fast-changing times by Julie Wiener, Associate Editor, The Jewish Week

Julie Wiener, associate editor of The Jewish Week, writes: “A recurring theme at Wednesday’s conference was that to save the bar/bat mitzvah and make this rite of passage truly meaningful, the liberal Jewish community first needs to figure out what it means to be a Jewish adult, and what skills are most valued and necessary in life.”

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