December 15, 2018
Past issuesFeeds

Bar & Bat Mitzvahs

Activities: Acts of kindness ... they are our personal way to make life better for others. Tikkun olam (to repair the world) being a core concept of Judaism, many temples require social action projects of their soon-to-become bnai mitzvah. Choosing a mitzvah project is an opportunity for tweens to explore their interests and put skills and talents to good use in the wider world. But with room for improvement in so many areas, how does one go about choosing a project? Read more…

How Sweet It Is

Activities: A celebration of any kind isn’t complete without a sweet treat. Since most kids - and many adults - have a sweet tooth, why not incorporate candies, chocolates and other sugary goodness into your bat or bar mitzvah party? Read more…

Special Places for Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah Parties

Activities: Whether looking for a site to throw an elegant bash, or keeping it simple with a celebration just for the kids, read on to find the perfect venue to fit your family’s party style. Read more…

A Birthday and Bar Mitzvah Celebration

Activities: Like any celebration, there are many things to consider when planning a bar or bat mitzvah. Choosing the party’s details – from the size of the festivities to the venue, theme and food – can be overwhelming, but the celebration can offer an opportunity to create a unique atmosphere through creative planning. One Westchester family, the DeMarcos, recently marked this important rite of passage for their son Ben and shared how they planned and celebrated the occasion. Read more…

Room with a View

Room with a View

Tweens: Your child’s coming of age is a truly momentous occasion. And if you’ve got a bar or bat mitzvah coming up in your family, understandably, you may be feeling some pressure around finding the perfect venue. Where’s the best place to celebrate after the ceremony? And how can you make this day something your family and friends are going to talk about for years to come? Read more…

Get Your A-Game On!

Get Your A-Game On!

Tweens: Think outside the box and consider throwing a bar/bat mitzvah party with the spirit of summer camp in mind. A-Game Sports in New Rochelle provides the setting for an event with a sports theme reminiscent of camp that keeps young guests enthusiastically entertained. Read more…
Tweens: If you are planning a bar or bat mitzvah consider including the Twin with a Survivor program courtesy of the White Plains-based Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center in your ceremony. The program offers a profoundly meaningful option for children to learn about the Holocaust and have a personal connection to Holocaust surviivors in thei community. Read more…

Ultra, Ultra Violet!

Ultra, Ultra Violet!

Tweens: When you are planning a special event little details can be huge. Read more…

Don’t miss out!

Sign up for our e-newsletter to be the first to know about new contests, hot topics and the best family events.

Optional: