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Becoming a Bat Mitzvah

A Treasury of Stories

A collection of unique experince which show the power and meaning of the Bat Mitzvah.  Grandparents, parents, and children express their intimate experiences of this often life-changing event.

265 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2004

Religion: Judaism


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
 
1. The First Bat Mitzvah
2. Recipes for Life
3. The Bat Mitzvah Dilemma: One Orthodox Family’s Solution
4. Exceptional
5. I Shined with Shira
6. Navi
7. B’Not Mitzvah New Zealand Style
8. Senior Project
9. One Step Along My Way
10. Aleinu
11. Sunshine
12. Eim B’Israel
13. Such a Lot of Flowers
14. The Bamboo Cradle
15. The Road Not Taken
16. Honoring the Everyday: My Daughter’s Yidishe Bas Mitzve
17. For the Love of Irit
18. Women of Valor
19. A Great Miracle Happened Here
20. From Russia With Love
21. The Queen’s Equal
22. Mothers and Sons
23. The House That Dad Built
24. Everything Comes to He Who Waits
25. With a Little Bit of Soap
26. Mothers and Daughters
27. Coda
28. Shehechiyaunu
29. There Can Be Miracles
30. Something Borrowed, Something Blue
31. God Bless America
32. Closing a Circle
33. Murder She Wrote
34. The Chinese Bat Mitzvah
35. The Partner
36. A Cup of Tea
37. A Privilege
38. Cocoon
39. B’nai Mitzvah
40. Triple Bat Mitzvah
41. No Limits
42. Up on the Roof
43. Spring
44. On the Wings of Eagles
45. Set the Night to Music
46. The Garden of Eden: Planting New Seeds
47. My Rock
 
Glossary
Authors Note
About the Author

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