9 Purim Gift Basket (Mishloach Manot) Ideas

Purim Creative Ideas for Purim Baskets, Mishloach ManotPurim is approaching!  That means fun, costumes, celebration, and Purim Baskets!

We’re excited to share creative ideas to make your Purim Basket, or Mishloach Manot, extra special and memorable.

 

9 Unique Purim Basket Ideas

Purim baskets typically contain cookies, candies, masks, and noisemakers, and come in a bag or box.  Lots of people get creative with these items, but it’s not as common to skip the bag or box in favor of more unique packaging.

1. Edible Packaging

Kit Kat Cake

Made in Melissa’s Kitchen

For smaller Mishloach Manot, why not make a Kit Kat Basket!

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Warm Up with Tropical Themed Bar Mitzvah

AJ’s Bar Mitzvah theme was Inspired by his favorite tropical dance house music and his love of family vacations in the tropics.  Showplace Floral & Event Design‘s creative team transformed The Paramount Theater in Huntington, NY to a tropical paradise filled with bold bright colors, flowers and fauna mixed with custom “pop art” graphics for his Bar Mitzvah celebration.

Showplace Tropical Floral Table Decor

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6 Ideas for an Unforgettable Honeymoon in Tel Aviv by BE Group TLV

Written by by Lisa Shiner of BE Group TLV – Israel Wedding & Honeymoon Planners 

After months of wedding planning, the time has finally come to kick back and spend that much needed quality time with your newly pronounced husband or wife. For newlyweds looking for that laid-back exotic beach getaway, couples need to look no further than the Caribbean Isles. Looking for a more international, metropolitan vibe on your honeymoon? New York City, Paris, or London beckons! Or perhaps culture, history, and sightseeing rank at the top of your list? Travel back in time in Athens or Rome!

For those newlyweds who want it all – there’s Tel Aviv. This city that never sleeps provides the framework for a unique and unforgettable honeymoon.

Expert Ideas for a Honeymoon in Tel Aviv, Israel

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Design Your Photo Kippahs and Help Support Lone IDF Soldiers

Looking for an extraordinary one-of-a-kind, customized yarmulke for your upcoming bar/bat mitzvah or wedding? Forget boring logos!  With Pic A Kippa you can upload your own images and design a unique picture kippa!

PicaKippa Camp Theme

Custom Camp Themed Yarmulke for Ellie’s Bat Mitzvah

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Hanukkah Gift Set – Color Me! Cookies

Stop the presses!  We’ve uncovered the PERFECT Hanukkah hostess gift, and also a must-have if you’re hosting a holiday party with kids.

Color Me Cookies - Kosher Hanukkah (Chanukah) Ideas - Eleni's New YorkThese Color Me! Cookies from Eleni’s New York are dessert, entertainment and favors all rolled into one delicious (and kosher!) package.  Eleni’s supplies the frosted sugar cookies and edible ink markers. All you have to do after that is let the kids unleash their inner artist! READ MORE ......

Celebrate Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah at Dave & Busters Pelham Manor

Dave and Buster’s Pelham Manor is your one stop shop for your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah!  Whether you’re hosting an event for only 20 guests or a large one for 2,000, you’ve got to check out Dave & Busters’ Westchester location in Pelham Manor, New York.  This one-of-a kind venue offers everything you need to make your event fun, entertaining and a time no one will forget.

Dave & Busters NP Room Setups

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Modern Purple Sparkle Bat Mitzvah Party

In this stunning bat mitzvah, Melisa Imberman of The Event of a Lifetime shows that sometimes all you need for the perfect party is a great logo, tagline and color palette.

Purple Sparkle & Glitter Bat Mitzvah Party New YorkAnya’s bat mitzvah took place at Tappan Hill Mansion, and featured a VIP lounge with sleek white leather furniture accented with her logo, tagline and sparkle. READ MORE ......

Bat Mitzvah at the HELEN MILLS Event Space and Theater Pulls Out All the Stops

HELEN MILLS is a centrally located Manhattan loft-lilke event space – a versatile and  perfect venue to host your son’s or daughter’s Bar / Bat Mitzvah in NYC. Recently, HELEN MILLS was home to Sophia’s Bat Mitzvah – a fun, elegant, and dance-filled party that lasted well into Saturday night.

As guests arrived, they were greeted by photos of Sophia and her family’s dogs in the venue door’s portholes.

Helen Mills Sophia Bat Mitzvah 1

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CirKiz, New York’s Premiere Family Dance Party, Announces Halloween Extravaganza

CirKiz Kids NYC Dance PartyDJ Alden and The Dream Lab return to entertain NYC kids on Sunday, October 23, at Manhattan’s Space Ibiza New York

CirKiz, A Cool Kid’s Dance Party – New York’s premier cutting-edge dance party designed especially for kids – has announced its Halloween Extravaganza at Manhattan’s Space Ibiza New York nightclub to be held on Sunday, October 23rd from 1pm to 5pm.  This is the second installment of the Fall Series with the next celebration of the year to be held on Sunday, November 20th. Continuing with the dynamic series, Winter 2016 dates will be announced soon.

Selected as, “One Of The Reasons To Love New York,” by New York Magazine, CirKiz provides youngsters with the opportunity to experience the brilliant sights and sounds of a real NYC nightclub in a safe and controlled daytime environment. CirKiz inspires imagination and self-expression, helping kids discover their connection with music and dance. While EDM provides the soundtrack, it’s the kids that make the party, dancing, singing and interacting with each other as they explore their own creativity.

CirKiz Kids Halloween Party NYC

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Mitzvah Project Ideas – Community Service Projects

5 Steps to The Perfect Mitzvah Project for Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah Child

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Project Ideas, Community Service ProjectsYour child is approaching Bar/Bat Mitzvah age and celebrations are in order! In addition to party planning and learning religious ritual, many synagogues require students to complete volunteer service in the form of a Mitzvah Project. Connecting this activity to your child’s interests can turn the Mitzvah Project into one of the most meaningful and fulfilling aspects of the process!

Here are some helpful steps for finding the perfect Mitzvah Project that will commemorate his or her transition into adulthood and engage your child’s passions too.

  1. Brainstorm: Sit down with your child to see what it is this project means to him/her. With this maturing age, you can ask questions like “What are you passionate about?” and “How do you think you can make a difference?” Think about the different types of community service, including volunteer work, fundraising, and/or organizing a charitable drive or initiative. Finding something that sparks an interest will inspire them to get involved.

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