This post originally appeared in The Times of Israel on October 19, 2016
By Cathryn J. Prince
Mordy Walfish really didn’t want to volunteer during his bar mitzvah year.
“My parents forced me to do a service project for my bar mitzvah. I visited the elderly. I went kicking and screaming. I thought I’d do it for a year. It turned into six years. Then it became my career,” said Walfish, director of programming for Repair the World, just before the opening session of Service Matters: A Summit on Jewish Service.