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Planning is a snap with this app

Sponsored Content: Planning a bar mitzvah? There’s an app for that. Read more…

Unlocking the dress code

Cantor Banter: What you should wear at a typical Shabbat service and the threads you should sport at a bar or bat mitzvah. Comment

Torah portion Tuesdays: Parshat Naso

Torah Portions: Never underestimate the power of long, beautiful locks. Comments (1)

Thirty hot balloon ideas

Hot Ideas: Creative balloon ideas that will make your party pop. Comments (1)

The game plan

Planning: Need a few fantastically fun games to play at your upcoming bar mitzvah celebration? We have a few ideas that will get the ball rolling. Comment

Torah portion Tuesdays: Parshat Bamidbar

Torah Portions: This week we learn that life is a numbers game — or is it? Comment

Let it bloom

The Basics: A child’s understanding of Jewish life is just budding post-bar mitzvah. Here are five simple ways he can religiously blossom and flourish. Comment

On pointe

Themes: New York ballerina Lauren Rachel dances on air at her perfect pink, feathery, tiara-filled bat mitzvah at the W Hotel Union Square. Comment

The role of the scroll

Cantor Banter: The Torah is written on a scroll but about a haftorah? Comments (1)

Torah portion Tuesdays: Parshat Bechukotai

Torah Portions: This week, God gets Old Testament on your tuchus. Comments (1)

Working with MayaWorks

Mitzvah Projects: Do a mitzvah by purchasing kippot made by native Guatemalans. Comment

Teens raise money for cancer research

Mitzvah Projects: A mitzvah project turns into a cancer foundation when two teens create “A Dollar Campaign.” Comment

Torah portion Tuesdays: Parshat Behar

Torah Portions: Getting your hands on the latest gadget may give you an intense buzz, but how long does that feeling last? This week’s parsha teaches us that the value of material things can be fleeting. Comment

Candy crush

Themes: How to throw a candy-theme bar or bat mitzvah. Comment
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