April 11, 2011

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Projects– your chance to make a difference in people’s lives!

By participating in a Bar and Bat Mitzvah  service project, you are given the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives. You can give back to your community or the world at large in any number of ways including volunteering, using meaningful centerpieces, doing a service project at your party, fundraising, giveaways, raising awareness about a cause or agency and philanthropic funds……the list is endless. Tips on how […]
April 11, 2011

Bar Mitzvah Ceremony 101

The Bar Mitzvah ceremony A bar mitzvah is one of the most important landmark occasions in one’s Jewish life. At the age of 13, the Bar Mitzvah boy is entered into the world of mitzvot, the world in which he assumes responsibility for himself as a member of the Jewish community. The word “bar” is the Aramaic word for “son of”, the word “Mitzvah” means “commandment” in both Hebrew and Aramaic.  […]
April 11, 2011

The very best Bar Mitzvah Invitations

We’re on the prowl for the best Bar/Bat Mitzvah invitations! If you think you have got one that is worthy…then let us know! Eyal Goodman’s Bar Mitzvah Invitation:  
April 10, 2011

Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Hebrew School I go!

According to latest statistics, Hebrew schools are the venue of choice for 60 percent of American children who receive a Jewish education – and more than 80 percent of non-Orthodox children. Hebrew schools can play a very important role in the shaping of our children’s Jewish identity, and therefore as parents of Bar Mitzvah children it is a good idea to choose a school wisely to guarantee your child’s success. […]
April 10, 2011

To Speech writer..or not not to Speech writer: that is the question!

You don’t know whether to hire a speech writer for your son’s Bar Mitzvah or your daughters Bat Mitzvah?  You’re not alone!  When people come across our service, they are often hesitant to use it!  To help you decide, we have published a real email conversation between us and a client… Client: Would you have any samples of speeches that I can read just to get a feel for what […]
April 10, 2011

Budgeting Tips for your Bar Mitzvah

If at just the thought of your Bar or Bat Mitzvah party expenses you break into a nervous sweat – you’re not alone!  According to partyspot.com, the average person spends around $9500 on a Bar or Bat Mitzvah party, which is not to be scoffed at.  At  YourJewishSpeech.com we want to help our readers cut the unnecessary costs, so you can invest money in the most important aspects of your […]
April 10, 2011

Read this two weeks before your son’s Bar Mitzvah: last minute Bar Mitzvah Tips

You may have been planning your sons Bar Mitzvah for months now, and everything is ready  – the bar mitzvah invitations are out, the bar mitzvah caterer has been chosen (and is cooking away) and your son has been chanting through the nights as he practices his Torah portion.  You have worked so hard…and soon this is all going to be wonderful memory!  But DON”T let yourself fall on the […]
April 10, 2011
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102 Cracking Bar and Bat Mitzvah Theme Ideas

You’re looking to find a fantastic theme for your son’s bar mitzvah or your daughter’s bat mitzvah?  Here it is: the longest Bar and Bat Mitzvah theme idea list that you will find on the web!  Let us know what works for you.  If you have any more ideas, feel free to comment below and help all the other brainstorming Bar/Bat Mitzvah parents! My Favorite Place Me in the future […]
April 10, 2011

Don’t start planning your son’s Bar Mitzvah without reading this first!

You’re starting to think about your son’s Bar Mitzvah… but if you’ve never planned a Bar Mitzvah before, the planning process can be quite daunting. It’s tempting to type “Bar Mitzvah planning” into Google, however if you do that you will find loads and loads of sites that, at the end of the day, are portals for vendors – but you’re not ready to go down that route yet! If […]
April 7, 2011

You gotta take all the help you can get – great tips from a Bar Mitzvah Party Planner!

Adina Buchs, a Bar Mitzvah party planner in Israel, shares the following Bar Mitzvah Tips with YJS readers: The Bar Mitzvah Setting The bar mitzvah ceremony is most often conducted in a synagogue setting and, depending on the day of the week, usually includes some combination of having the bar mitzvah boy put on “tefillin”, be called to the Torah, read from the Torah, lead part of the prayer service, […]