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  • Rainforest Mitzvah

    By Rachael Brickman

    May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Last fall, for her bat mitzvah, Sarah Yamina Ifrah asked her guests to give her nothing. Well, not exactly nothing. She asked them to make donations to protect the rainforest.

    Ifrah, a petite 13-year-old with big brown eyes and a disarmingly friendly smile, became a bat mitzvah at...