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Judith Kaplan 1922 on Instagram

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In 1922, following passage of the 19th amendment and at the beginning of the Jazz Age, a NYC tween made history as the first GIRL to become bat mitzvah. Follow her remarkable story at @JudithKaplan1922!


Entry: February 14, 1922


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To see all of Judith’s stories, visit: instagram.com/judithkaplan1922/

Production credits: Thank you to everyone who contributed to this project!

A project of SAJ: Judaism That Stands For All

Created by Moore + Associates

Executive Producers:  Mik Moore, Sally Gottesman

Produced by Ironbound Films, Inc.

Directed By: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger

Written By: Mik Moore

Starring: Dylan Tanzer

Consulting Producer: Dr. Carole Balin

Casting: Robin Carus

Director of Photography: Roger Grange

Sound: Nick Rumaczyk

Associate Producer: Graham Wright

Production Designer: James Bartol

Wardrobe: Dani Morales

Hair/Makeup: JT Franchuk

Editor: Sean Brogan

Talent Rep: Mandi Tanzer

Writing Consultants: Annabelle Newberger

Other Girls: Gabriella Kodsi, Nina Apple, Koko Kotzin, Zelda Weitzman

Special Thanks: Rabbi Sandy Sasso, Dr. Mel Scult, Dr. Deborah Dash Moore, Dr. Judith Rosenbaum, Dr. Tamara Cohen, Joan Nathan, Paula Eisenstein Baker, Dr. Sharon Musher, David Musher, Moving Traditions, Jewish Women’s Archive, Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann

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