- “Putting God on the Guest List - How to Reclaim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah.” By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin
- “Where Justice Dwells: A Hands-On Guide to Doing Social Justice in Your Jewish Community” by Rabbi Jill Jacobs
- The Jewish Federation offers Jconnect. Jconnect can help you find meaningful volunteer opportunities. Whether it be for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah project, family volunteering or to meet others in your community, check with Jconnect! JConnect has ideas and resources that can match up your interests and talents at our B’nai Mitzvah page or call 1-888-246-1818 or email.
- MAZON: http://mazon.org/ways-to-give/bnai-mitzvah-projects
- Jewish National Fund: http://support.jnf.org/site/TR?fr_id=1890&pg=entry&s_src=8316&gclid=CLbOyMH359MCFZyCswod4MAP6w
- Remember Us: The Holocaust B'nai Mitzvah Project http://www.remember-us.org/
- My Jewish Learning: http://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/how-to-choose-a-mitzvah-project-for-a-barbat-mitzvah/
- Religious Action Center: http://www.rac.org/project-ideas-mitzvah-days
Websites on Mitzvah Projects (found on Google)
- Mitzvah Market: Learn about many different types of organizations who would like to be the beneficiary of your Mitzvah Project.
Area Synagogues Ideas
- Temple Rodef Shalom has a database listing TRS B’nai Mitzvah students have done for mitzvah projects. Use this database to research some ideas.
- Washington Hebrew Congregation: http://www.whctemple.org/life-cycle-events/bnei-mitzvah/preparing-for-the-big-day/mitzvah-project-ideas