100 Years of Bat Mitzvah

On March 18th, 1922, Judith Kaplan became the first girl in the U.S. to celebrate a bat mitzvah. JWA documents the many ways this momentous occasion inspired Jewish girls and women, ushering in a new era of female synagogue leadership and the demand for inclusion in previously gender-exclusive rituals. jwa.org/batmitzvah100

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