Twersky Winner Tells All with Rabbi Deborah Bodin Cohen

Rabbi Deborah Bodin Cohen, winner of the 2014 Twersky Award.

Learn about the history of Confirmation through incredible letters and photographs with 2014 Twersky Award Winner Rabbi Deborah Bodin Cohen of Potomac, MD. Participate in some of the activities from her award-winning lesson and learn more about JWA’s Twersky Award.

Session Recording

Session Materials and Handouts

Featured Lesson Plan and Resources

Additional Education Materials about Coming of Age and Ritual from JWA

Continue your exploration of Jewish rituals and traditions with any of the following Go & Learn guides. Each includes three lesson plans—one for youth, one for family education, and one for adult learning groups.

More about the Natalia Twersky Educator Award

The Natalia Twersky Educator Award honors and celebrates inspiring educators who use primary sources to integrate the stories of Jewish women into their teaching. Eligible applicants may apply for the award or be nominated by a supervisor, colleague, student, parent, or community member.


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