Get the LED out

Hot Ideas: Want your party to pop? Creatively add LED lights and make a dull party shine. Comment

Carefree is the way to be

Highlights: Parents and students may have trouble chilling out during the weeks leading up to a bar mitzvah. A cantor offers advice that will help everyone keep their cool. Comment

Planning is a beach: Let The Sands sweep you away

Planning: The Sands in Atlantic Beach is a swank, kosher, and full-service venue that will take care of the hard work, so you can lay back, relax, and enjoy the momentous day. Comment

The learning experience

The Basics: One parent shares her bar mitzvah planning experience and what she discovered. Comment

Back to the mitzvah

Cantor Banter: Our columnist takes us on a trip to the past to learn why we have b’nai mitzvah services on Saturday mornings. Comments (1)

Party like a Lannistern

Themes: Be as clever as Tyrion Lannister and plan a medieval or Games of Thrones-themed b’nai mitzvah that will be the envy of Westeros. Comment

Mission possible: Choosing a mitzvah project

Mitzvah Projects: An expert explains how to transform good intentions into a good deed. Comments (1)

Did Jew know they are Jewish?

Highlights: Ten famous people you probably didn’t know were Hebrews Comment

Animation celebration

Planning: Add some color to your bar or bat mitzvah with a talented caricaturist like Art Girl’s Debbie Schafer. Comment

Think outside the box: Become a YouTube star

Hot Ideas: Create some bar mitzvah party buzz by making a unique save-the-date music video and go viral, just like Maru the cat! Comment

Keeping up with Kendall

Mitzvah Projects: Make a mitzvah part of your bar or bat mitzvah by following Kendall Jenner’s lead. Have a philanthropy party. Comment

A modern Stone Age fes-tiv-ity!

Themes: Throw a party 65 million years in the making! Give your little paleontologist a bar mitzvah he can really ‘dig!’ with a dinosaur and prehistoric theme. Comment

Shalom, my name is …

Cantor Banter: Does your kid have a Hebrew name, what is the significance, and, if not, how do you find one? Comment

The best fit

Planning: Not sure what to wear to your bat mitzvah? Bat mitzvah style: The right dress for you is a gown that allows your inner-self to shine! Comment
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