Sponsor Essay

I believe that one can wait too long, and I believe in diligence

Susan - Oak Park, Illinois
Entered on February 10, 2009

Approaching age 70, my mother decided to have a Bas Mitzvah. This rite of passage marks a Jewish girl’s taking on of the 613 commandments embodied in the Torah. In most congregations, a person demonstrates readiness for this passage by a certain level of learning,…