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Lesson Plans

Explore the history and meaning of bat mitzvah with learners of all ages, using these lesson plans from JWA and Moving Traditions.

Rise Up/Bat Mitzvah at 100 Lesson Plan

Moving Traditions' educational team has designed this curriculum for clergy and educators who work with preteens and teens to explore the themes of Rise Up/Bat Mitzvah at 100.

Taking Risks, Making Change: Bat Mitzvah and Other Evolving Traditions

The letters from one girl's campaign to have the first Saturday morning Bat Mitzvah in her congregation in 1974 serve as a case study for exploring how we confront controversial issues and make change in our communities.

Imagining Our Future Selves

In this activity, students will explore the importance of the bat/bar mitzvah in the Jewish life cycle. They will examine events that are or will be important to them throughout their lives and will imagine their future selves in order to reflect on their beliefs and hopes for their lives.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Lesson Plans." (Viewed on December 9, 2023) <https://jwa.org/batmitzvah100/lesson-plans>.


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