Bar Mitzvah

Posted on November 2, 2017 by PLT Staff

Joe Kreiter’s final paper reflecting on his PLT summer internship at Urban Adamah in 2017. For more information on the Summer Internship in Lived Theology, click here.

Excerpt: “Before long, I began to let go of my ideas of what was “proper” and “traditional,” and instead chose to focus on what was important about the ceremony to me, on how I could make the experience feel relevant to who I am as a person and the type of Judaism that I want to participate in. What resulted broke a lot of rules, was messy and dysfunctional and joyful and fun. It was creative and communal. It was perfect in its way.”

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