Called to the bima for the second time in his life
January 14, 2022
Marvin Friedman was called to the Torah for the second time in his life as a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Chabad of Greater Orlando.
Friedman was first called to the Torah in 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The following is a letter Friedman, a graduate of MIT, shared with MIT Hillel news.
A renewal of my Jewish identity
By Marvin Friedman
I am 80 years old and just celebrated my second bar mitzvah. This was all about reestablishing my identity as a Jew.
On Jan. 8, 2022, I was called to the Torah, 67 years after my first bar mitzvah in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1955, after which I then...