April 13, 2011

A different kind of Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebration!

OK, OK – this is an attempt at being lighthearted!  Personally, I think it’s great! Harvey wanted to celebrate his son Josh’s Bar Mitzvah in a unique and spectacular way.  None of that “keeping up with the Goldbergs” for him – Harvey was The Trendsetter himself! Having looked into a Bar Mitzvah cruise and a Bar Mitzvah Safari, he decided that his big surprise would be a Bar Mitzvah in […]
April 13, 2011

What Judaism is all about…

There is a story about a hassidic Rabbi, who was once teaching five years old boys in a small village in Russia to learn the Hebrew ABC – Aleph, Bet, Gimmel.  It happened that one day, one of the boys forgot to bring his ink bottle and asked the boy at his side for some of his. “No,” replied the latter. “I haven’t enough; you should have brought from home.” […]
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 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

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

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 […]
April 11, 2011

Bar Mitzvah Party Planner Extraordinaire – to the Rescue!

Let me share with you a small glimpse behind the scenes of a Bar Mitzvah Celebration we recently arranged.  A charming South American woman contacted us and told us of her dream to have her son’s Bar Mitzvah in Israel.  Language, logistics and culture made it impossible for her to coordinate the affair alone and so she entrusted the planning to us at Eventfully Yours.  Guests included 200 Spanish-speaking friends […]