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Repairing the World, One Book at a Time

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/bar_and_bat_mitzvahs/article/repairing_the_world_one_book_at_a_time_20091116

Finding the true meaning of the word “mitzvah” can be a difficult task, especially as a newly minted teen. While the Hebrew word means commandment, it’s also come to mean an expression of loving-kindness. And luckily for seventh-grader Jacob Tobias, 12, he knew right away what his mitzvah was when he set out on a mission of good deeds.

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