I Tutored a Down's Syndrome Bar Mitzvah

By Robert N. Levine

Eugene Borowitz, March 6, 1981

The author shares a personal anecdote about officiating at a Bar Mitzvah of a kid with Downâ??s syndrome, and advocates for creating Jewish laws for treating those with mental deficiencies with respect.

Topic: Halakha, Morality, Ritual, Jewish Law, Youth, Ethics, Mental Health, Disability and Special Needs

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.11/no.209

Page Number(s): 66-72

Genre: Article

Coverage: United States , West Hartford, Connecticut

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Levine, Robert N. I Tutored a Down's Syndrome Bar Mitzvah. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 6 March 1981: 66-72. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7703


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