Bat Mitzvah

April 12, 2011

Chelsea’s Bat Mitzvah Speech

A Letter from a Mother… Writing a speech for any occasion can be a major undertaking and a daunting task. When it comes to the preparation of a D’var Torah for a Bat Mitzvah, to be delivered by a twelve year old girl, in front of a packed synagogue, the challenge is even more profound. A few months ago we celebrated our daughter, Chelsea’s Bat Mitzvah in Melbourne. Her D’var […]
April 12, 2011

The very best Bat Mitzvah girl and parent speech!

You want your daughter’s bat Mitzvah speech to be one of the highlights of her occasion! She should share meaningful ideas, and impress friends and family! And perhaps you want to give a Bat Mitzvah parent speech which is memorable and funny!  But If you don’t have the time or resources to write a speech or Dvar Torah for your daughter’s Bat Mitzvah – you’ve come to the right place! […]
April 12, 2011

6 ways you can help your daughter prepare in a meaningful way for her bat mitzvah

So is it about the “Bar” or about the “Mitzvah”?  At times, it is hard to tell!  If you’re looking for your daughters Bat Mitzvah year to be a meaningful one, if you want her to actually grow from it as a Jewess, then read on to find 6 ways you can help your daughter prepare meaningfully for her bat mitzvah! 1. Bat Mitzvah preparation course – Attend a bat […]
April 12, 2011

Bat Mitzvah coming up? 14 Bat Mitzvah Tips to kick start your planning!

If you’ve never had to plan a Bat Mitzvah before, the process may seem scary and overwhelming!  If you type keywords like “Bat Mitzvah planning” into an internet search engine, you will find many, many links to vendor sites, large portals, forums etc….but you’re not ready for that yet!   Well, the good news is you have come to the right place to focus yourself to start your Bat Mitzvah planning.  […]
April 12, 2011

Bat Mitzvah 101

What is a Bat Mitzvah A Bat Mitzvah is one of the most important landmark occasions in the life of a Jewish girl. At the age of 12, the bat mitzvah girl enters the world of Jewish adulthood; she now assumes responsibility for herself as a member of the Jewish community. The word “bat” is the Hebrew word for “daughter of”, the word “Mitzvah” means “commandment”.  According to Jewish law, […]
April 11, 2011

Personalized Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mizvah Speech

The dreaded Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah speech? Maybe not! If you’re planning a Bar Mitzvah or a Bat Mitzvah that means that some time soon your child and maybe even you or your spouse will need to give a speech. If the thought of writing and delivering a speech makes you panic, you’re not alone!  More and more people are turning to professional speech writers to relieve them of […]
April 11, 2011

Making it extra meaningful: Second Bar/Bat Mitzvah

It has become an increasingly common practice for adult men and women to celebrate an ‘adult” or a “second” Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  Many post- bar mitzvah cash-strapped parents would roll their eyes at the very thought of “going through all of that again”, however there is a very good reason to celebrate a Second Bar Mitzvah in one’s golden years. Why you celebrate an Adult Bar or Bat Mitzvah? […]
April 11, 2011

Tips to help you choose a photographer for your Bar or Bat Mitzvah

When the big day has been and gone, your printed images are the only tangible reminder of your event, and therefore, out of all the service providers that you will choose, your bar or bat mitzvah photographer is arguably the most important and deserves a lot of thought! Rebecca Kowalsky is a photographer who is based in Israel, and works both there and abroad.  When I asked her what tips […]
April 11, 2011

It’s all about the Party Favors!

Many people chose to leave their guests Party Favors: a parting gift or souvenir from their Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah celebration. This serves as a token of thanks for participating in the event and helping to make it so special, and also serves as a reminder of the special occasion. Here are a few ideas of original and meaningful gifts you can leave for you visitors: “Images Through Time” […]
April 11, 2011

The best Bar and Bat Mitzvah party planners in Israel

There are so many reasons to celebrate a Bar Mitzvah or a Bat Mitzvah in Israel.  It is one of the most meaningful places to celebrate one of the most significant days of your son’s life, and it is also a gorgeous country with so many fabulous and unique venues to choose from. Whether you are planning a small intimate Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah  in Israel, or a large […]