The Parsha Discussion with Alex Israel — Bamidbar. When Does Adulthood Begin?

Posted by Alex Israel on May 21, 2020
Topics: The Parsha Discussion, Bamidbar, Bamidbar (Numbers)

At what age does a child become an adult? The classic Bar mitzvah speech used to be “Today I am a man!” but, really? Do you know any 13-year old who is an adult?

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Alex teaches Bible at Pardes and is the Director of the Community Education Program and the Summer Program. Alex was born and raised in London. He holds degrees from London School of Economics, the Institute of Education London and Bar-Ilan University. Alex studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion under Rav Aharon Lichtenstein and Rav Yehudah Amital, and gained Rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Rabbinate. Click here to read more.

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