We have the power to change the world
May 7, 2021
This is a speech given by Hope Adelson at her bat mitzvah at the Congregation of Reform Judaism.
At school, before we start our lesson, my class usually talks and jokes a bit. It's a way of getting our brains prepared to do work. I only recently have gone back to school in person. One day, reality was still sinking in. Instead of just clicking a join-conference button, I had to actually walk from class to class, wake up earlier, and experience human contact. I was doing the same thing I always did: I sat down, got out my notebook, but ... that day ... I heard a new joke, one that wasn't fu...