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Jewish Parenting 101 Borrows Lessons from this Rite of Passage

Parents beware! Your ‘baby’ is turning 13 in the next year; He or she will soon be participating in the Jewish community’s coming of age ritual. What’s an overly-involved parent to do? Well, The Mitzvah Bowl co-founders, Valerie Franklin & Cheryl Friedenberg, want you to know this is the perfect opportunity to take a step back. A Mitzvah project allows your child to help find their voice, learn more about their likes and dislikes, and, yes ….give them greater independence! It starts with having your child choose a mitzvah project, which will keep them energized, excited and interested. They can […]