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Walmart Shame

How could he be so cruel? This is what my Bat Mitzvah Student said to me recently when we met to talk about her studying her Torah portion with me …

Abused Women

Abused Women

Recently, my online bat mitzvah student came to me with her family wanting to learn more about Jewish education and online bat mitzvah lessons. I explained to her that at …

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I Can’t Afford A Dress 😞

“It’s so sad that there are girls who cannot afford a beautiful dress for their bat mitzvah celebration”. This is what my online bat mitzvah student told me recently when …

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Don’t Slip On The Ice !

When I was 15 I got an allowance but it wasn’t huge – my parents couldn’t afford a big allowance. I had friends who wanted to go to movies, dinners …

Bar mitzvah student

Not Every Kid Has An iPhone?

“Doesn’t everyone have iPads?” My naïve Bar Mitzvah Student asked me. I met my online bar mitzvah student who recently came to me with his family wanting to learn how …

Bar Mitzvah Student

My Best Friend has Autism

My best friend is autistic” Amy told her Mother. My online bat mitzvah student Amy, came home one day from school and told her Mother that her best friend for …

Have Your Back Sis

I Have Your Back Sis

“Me and my sister are literally homies for life”. This is what my online bat mitzvah student said recently as part of her speech at her bat mitzvah. My student …

Dignity for Homeless Girls and Women

Dignity for Homeless Girls and Women

“It’s not fair and unjust that girls and women who are homeless don’t have access to sanitary products”. This was the answer my online bat mitzvah student gave me when …