Julia’s Bat Mitzvah

Focusing on Prayer


Julia writes about her research on lacemaking, one of the ways Penina Moise earned a living: One of the things I learned about Penina Mo├»se was that she made lace and embroidery to sell for money because she had no money because she was poor. She sold lace to get money for her family. Penina […]

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Episode Three: Journey to Charleston

First, a quick review from Julia’s mom … Episode One: When a Book Report is Not Just a Book Report This story begins in December 2006, with an ordinary fifth grade book report assignment. Jodi Sohl, Julia’s general studies teacher at the Hebrew Day School, assigned a biography book report. She had the students choose […]

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