Mitzvah project primer

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Need help in deciding what kind of b’nai mitzvah project to do? Here are some places to look:

• Bay Area Jewish Service Learning Project at the S.F.-based

Bureau of Jewish Education. www.bjesf.org/teensnav_servicelearning.htm. (415) 751-6983.

• Areyvut. www.areyvut.org. (201) 244-6702.

• ORT America’s iMitzvah program. www.ortamerica.org (click on “Teens for Teens B’nai Mitzvah Project” on left side of home page). (800) 519-2678.

• Union of Reform Judaism’s “Torah in Action” bar/bat mitzvah study guide. www.urjpress.com/parashathashavua.html. (212) 650-4120.

• My Jewish Learning. “How to choose a mitzvah project.” www.myjewishlearning.com (click on “Lifecycle” and then “Bar/Bat Mitzvah” to find the “How to” link). (212) 695-9010.

• Spark: The Center for Jewish Service Learning at Jewish Funds for Justice. www.jewishjustice.org (click on “Spark” on right side of home page). (212) 213-2113.