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Coming of age in Jewish America : bar and bat mitzvah reinterpreted / Patricia Keer Munro.

By: Munro, Patricia Keer, 1957-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: BM707 .M86 2016Publication: New Brunswick, New Jersey ; London : Rutgers University Press, c2016Description: xiii, 211 p.ISBN: 9780813575940 (hardcover); 081357594X (hardcover); 9780813575933 (pbk.); 0813575931 (pbk.).Subject(s): Bar mitzvah -- United States | Bat mitzvah -- United States | Jewish teenagers -- Religious life -- United States | Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs
Contents:
T's not Duddy Kravitz's bar mitzvah anymore : bar and bat mitzvah in the twenty-first century -- Describing the context : congregations and the bar or bat mitzvah service -- Students and parents, rabbis and teachers : different roles, different standpoints -- Variations on a theme : different meanings and motives -- What if I drop the Torah? From learning to doing Judaism -- What are they doing on the bimah? Setting boundaries around bar or bat mitzvah participation -- Whose bimah is it, anyway? Public shabbat service or private bar or bat mitzvah ritual -- A very narrow bridge : bar and bat mitzvah and connecting to the Jewish future.
List(s) this item appears in: New Books 2017-01 (Foreign)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

T's not Duddy Kravitz's bar mitzvah anymore : bar and bat mitzvah in the twenty-first century -- Describing the context : congregations and the bar or bat mitzvah service -- Students and parents, rabbis and teachers : different roles, different standpoints -- Variations on a theme : different meanings and motives -- What if I drop the Torah? From learning to doing Judaism -- What are they doing on the bimah? Setting boundaries around bar or bat mitzvah participation -- Whose bimah is it, anyway? Public shabbat service or private bar or bat mitzvah ritual -- A very narrow bridge : bar and bat mitzvah and connecting to the Jewish future.

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