Thursday, August 9, 2012

Bat Mitzvah Celebrant Meets the Challenge

Alexis Sokoloff holds the
at her Bat Mitzvah.
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Fourteen-year-old Alexis Sokoloff smiles as she recalls her Bat Mitzvah on June 9. “I wasn’t nervous at all,” she told the AJP. “I really love learning Hebrew.”
Sokoloff was born with Down syndrome, but with the support of her parents, Gwen and Mitchell Sokoloff, and her younger sister, Rebecka, she’s thrived — and been fully engaged with Judaism

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