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How to Throw a Zoom Bat mitzvah

JCHS alum Kayla Levy '15 has great advice for the virtual bar or bat mitzvah, published in New York Magazine's "The Strategist" blog.

"After New York banned nonessential gatherings, some Jewish tweens preparing for their bar or bat mitzvah began (begrudgingly) moving their ceremonies to Zoom. Kayla Levy, a Park Slope–based b’nai-mitzvah tutor and Strategist writer, spoke to clergy members from six synagogues across the city and six bar and bat mitzvahs about how to pull off this important rite of passage remotely, from implementing virtual l’dor v’dors to tracking down Torahs from shuttered shtiebels." 

Read more at The Strategist.
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