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Why I went to Occupy L.A. instead of synagogue

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/why_i_went_to_occupy_la_instead_of_synagogue_20111012

A little more than a month ago, I became a Bat Mitzvah. In Judaism, that means I am now an adult and have pledged to keep the traditions of my faith. And yet it was for those very reasons that I decided to spend Yom Kippur - the holiest day of the Jewish year - joining the protesters of Occupy L.A. instead of going to synagogue.

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