Why would anyone want to go through the work of becoming a bat mitzvah at age 75?
What follows is my answer, how it relates to the Torah portion Mishpatim, and lessons about social justice.
I was fortunate (or as they say in the South, “blessed”) to have grown up in a family of Jews whose lives were focused on social justice. For my parents and me, the ethical and moral precepts of Judaism were the pillars upon which we based our lives, how we treated others, and what was most important in life. Early on, I became involved and committed to tikkun olam, repair of our broken world. Not... Read More