The Redemption Of A Generational Betrayal: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

emotional filled childhood events can become a life theme. in preparation for my bar mitzvah, i participated in the temple’s youth choir. the choir was solely dedicated towards the saturday morning service known as shacharit. in the adult service, a choir member would be the lead with the choir backing up. choir members led onContinue reading “The Redemption Of A Generational Betrayal: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The State of California’s Unofficial Jewish Ethnic Studies Program: Session III: A Ten Commandments’ Project

many ethnic groups have rites of passage into adulthood. the jewish people’s rite of passage is called a “bnei mitzvah.” a rough translation is child of the commandment or law. it is a called “bat mitzvah” for girls and “bar mitzvah” for boys. jewish children, at approximately 12-13 years of age, will undergo this riteContinue reading “The State of California’s Unofficial Jewish Ethnic Studies Program: Session III: A Ten Commandments’ Project”