Wait! Bat Mitzvah is Only 100 Years Old?!: How the Ceremony Came of Age

Rabbi Carole Balin traces a brief history of Bat Mitzvah, from March 18, 1922, when Judith Kaplan became the first American girl to have a bat mitzvah ceremony, to today, when girls across the Jewish spectrum, from secular to ultra-Orthodox, mark their coming-of-age. Created by the Jewish Women's Archive for Rise Up/Bat Mitzvah at 100, in partnership with SAJ: Judaism That Stands For All.

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