How to Choose a Mitzvah Project for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah

How to Choose a Mitzvah Project for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah

This thorough article provides tips, suggestions and resources for adding a social action component to a Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebration in a way that is both meaningful and relevant to the celebrant. Written by Naomi Eisenberger, the former managing director of the Ziv Tzedakah Fund and the Executive Director of the Good People Fund, this article takes into account the Bar/Mitzvah boy/girl’s skills and interests, as well as current social issues, and provides links to resources connecting Bar/Bat Mitzvah families to relevant mitzvah projects. This guide was shared on MyJewishLearning, an online resource that empowers Jewish discovery for people of all backgrounds and levels of knowledge. 

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