B’nai Mitzvah

My Secret Bat Mitzvah Project

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I’d been keeping a secret from my daughter. A colossal one. In 2016, for a nine-month period, I had been working on a project that, had...

A Tale of Two Bark Mitzvahs

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The invitations were sent. The table was set with “beagles” and lox. The cake, frosted with words that read “Muzzle Tov Sade,” was ready...

Making a Market in Dvar Torah Ghostwriting

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The first paid writing job I ever held was as a Bar Mitzvah speech ghostwriter. This was a few years after my own bar mitzvah...

App-solutely Amazing: 6 Apps for Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah

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How did anyone pull off a bar or bat mitzvah before there were apps? Today, there are tools right in your phone that can help...

My Twin Brother and I: The Story of Our B’nai Mitzvah

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I have a picture of my twin brother on my desk. It’s from a school photo day. Sitting in front of a navy blue...

11 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party Favors You Never Thought to Customize

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The best part of any party? The free stuff. Obviously, the food and drinks also fall into this category, but a good party should...

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Parties Change With the Times

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In the world of bar and bat mitzvahs, things are changing. Gone are the days of sheet cakes, fluorescent bulbs and pastel party attire....

Many Factors to Consider in Choosing a Venue

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You have the date, your kid has their Torah portion, and now it’s time to find the venue. From your synagogue to a hotel,...

At a Bat Mitzvah, Fashion Definitely Shares the Spotlight

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When we think of bat mitzvahs, we think of Torah portions and temple. For many girls, they also think of tulle. The dress is an...

Chabad of Owings Mills Brings Meaning to Mid-Life Bat Mitzvahs

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"I didn’t do it when I was 12, so why not now in my 50s," Giselle Pincever said of the 10-part bat mitzvah study...