BMR in the News

Students Connecting with Growing B’nai Mitzvah Revolution, Jewish Journal – June 22, 2016

Taking the Torah Home at Kol Tikvah, eJewishPhilanthropy – February 10, 2015

Transforming our Temple Through the B’nai Mitzvah Revolution, eJewishPhilanthropy – February 3, 2015

Questioning the Essence of B’nai Mitzvah, eJewishPhilanthropy – January 27, 2015

Finding solutions to reducing teen stress, Jewish Journal – December 10, 2014

Revolutionizing B’nai Mitzvah, Jewish Journal – May 14, 2014

Wellesley Temple Looks Past Bar Mitzvah Party Culture To Retain Young Jews, WBUR – Boston’s NPR Station – April 28, 2014

Temple Looks Past Bar Mitzvah ‘Ice Sculptures’, New England Public Radio, March 14, 2014

Local synagogue joins effort to make bar mitzvah celebrations less flashy, WBEZ – Chicago’s NPR Station, December 27, 2013

Reform synagogues work to change the b’nai mitzvah, Sun Sentinel, September 26, 2013

A B’nai Mitzvah Revolution?, Jewish Exponent, September 18, 2013

Revolutionizing the Bar/Bat Mitzvah, eJewish Philanthropy, September 12, 2013

Two Local Synagogues Part of B’nai Mitzvah ‘Revolution’, Jewish Exponent, September 4, 2013.

Bar Mitzvahs Get New Look to Build Faith, The New York Times, September 3, 2013.

The 21st century B’nai Mitzvah, The Jewish Journal, March 13, 2013.

Temple seeks ‘revolution’ for b’nei mitzva, New Jersey Jewish News, December 12, 2012.

B’nai Mitzvah: A Revolution, Not a Graduation, The Jewish Week, November 28, 2012.

Reform Movement Calls for “Revolution”: Far-reaching New Initiative Aims to Reinvent Congregational B’nai Mitzvah Programs, URJ Press Release, November 27, 2012.

Pilot Congregations To Revolutionize B’nai Mitzvah, Jewish Scene Magazine, November 1, 2012

Lafayette’s Temple Isaiah chosen for ‘revolutionary’ pilot program, JWeekly, September 13, 2012.

Reform Movement Initiates Pilot to Revolutionize B’nai Mitzvah, eJewish Philanthropy, August 24, 2012.

Youth Engagement: Launching the B’nai Mitzvah Revolution, Reform Judaism Magazine, Winter 2012.

Back to School: Reform movement takes aim at post-b’nai mitzvah dropouts, JWeekly, July 26, 2012.

URJ Overhauling The Bar/Bat Mitzvah, The Jewish Week, June 16, 2012.

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