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I have met women in their seventies who still cry because they were denied the chance to study Torah, or prepare for Bat Mitzvah as young girls, or become rabbis though it was clearly their calling. My Bat Mitzvah was not only for me, but for generations of females denied permission or encouragement to do this.

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Source Notes: "Better Late than Early: A Forty-Eight-Year-Old's Bat Mitzvah Saga"; in Rachel Josefowitz Siegel and Ellen Cole, eds., Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women: Patterns in a Feminist Sampler (1997).

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