The case for Jewish confirmation
Holding healthy, Jewish discussions on adult topics can guide Jewish teens toward making healthy, Jewish choices.
When I myself had the opportunity to be confirmed by my synagogue on Shavuot, admittedly, after the first class I decided to drop out. Like other teens, I was faced with so many choices, not the least of which was a lucrative lifeguarding shift that opened at the same time (for a teenager, $6.25 an hour!). I made the choice to take money over studying with the rabbi. Somewhat irreverently, I told my...
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