“My name is Anabel Granger. I am currently 14 years old. I was raised in a home where Judaism was not taught very well for my mother was born Jewish, but my father was not. Growing up, I always felt a strong calling for Judaism but did not know how to act on it.”

“Being the only Jewish kid in my school, I was bullied and harassed by other kids. No one understood the enlightenment of Judaism, and therefore they could not understand what being Jewish meant. My mother and I went to shul on high holidays with my grandparents, but nothing more. Around […]

MAZAL TOV: A week before Shahar Greenspan’s bat mitzah ceremony, she was struck by a drunk driver, today at 18 years old she finally celebrates her Bat Mitzvah

A week before Shahar Greenspan’s bat mitzah ceremony, she was struck by a drunk driver, which left this young Israeli girl with significant brain damage. After the accident, her recovery came first, and her bat mitzvah was put on hold. But today, after a long road back to health, 18-year-old […]

THE BAT MITZVAH GIRL THAT GIVES BACK: Knock Knock Give A Sock

Meet Josie Jakubovic. Josie collected over 230 pairs for Knock Knock Give A Sock for her Bat Mitzvah at her school, Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy. Knock Knock Give A Sock is a college-started initiative dedicated to collecting socks for those in need, and getting communities to work together to help those […]