It was love at first sight for Alina and Rafael, who tied the knot at B’nai Israel in Florida last fall. A breathtaking temple wedding showcased the couple’s love while paying homage to their Jewish and Russian roots, all captured by Jeff Kolodny Photography, Inc.
Beautiful bride Alina, the new Mrs. Foss, shared a first-hand account of her big day with us. Describing her wedding as extravagant, elegant and magical, we can see all of those things just from these stunning pictures of her before she said “I do.” READ MORE ......→
More and more cake designs are veering away from the traditionally symmetrical round tiers. Many modern couples are choosing sleek square cakes. For couples that dare to be different, bold colors and patterns, unique shapes, and contrasting sizes create eye-popping looks that are sure to wow their guests even before they have their first taste.
We’re loving the party trend of candy and dessert buffets! Don’t worry, nothing will be replacing the beautiful wedding cake or themed bat & bar mitzvah or party cakes anytime soon. Rather, the dessert table has gotten much bigger to make room for a variety of sweet treats.
Dessert tables are another area where you can get creative, and leave a lasting impression on your guests.
Top 4 Ways to Showcase your Wedding, Mitzvah or Party Candy & Dessert Table
1. Highlight your COLOR THEME or COLOR COMBINATION:
Stacy & Brad married in a beautiful summer wedding, with a cohesive balance of modern finishes and quaint charm. The newlyweds met at a college party, but Brad made it official when he proposed to his bride during a vacation in Hawaii. Their beautiful Jewish wedding was captured by Joseph Delgado Photography.
They couple chose to celebrate at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, New Jersey. The grounds made for some magnificent photo opps! READ MORE ......→
Erica and Jessica Langer, identical twins from New Jersey, live by the motto that “2 is better than 1″ – so what better theme for their recent Bat Mitzvah than just that?! The B’not Mitzvah girls celebrated a beautiful day with family and friends starting at Pine Brook Jewish Center where they highlighted their Mitzvah project. They chose to raise money for the Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The girls and their guests continued the day with a stunning reception at Vegas NJ in Randolph, New Jersey.
Vegas NJ is a premier event space in the tri-state area, featuring a larger than life stingray aquarium, piano bar and casino. The state-of-the-art all-inclusive venue provided unforgettable catering, entertainment, decor, and even captured it all on film! READ MORE ......→
A Brit Milah (for boys) and Jewish Baby Naming (for girls) are beautiful ceremonies that welcome your newborn into the Jewish culture. As new parents, we know you’re short on time and can use all the planning help you can get! We’ve covered advice forplanning your baby’s bris or baby naming, therules for selecting the date, and provided help for finding a mohel. Now we’re excited to share the items you’ll need to make the Bris or Baby Naming personal and fun, while preserving traditional elements.
Three Traditional Items
1. Pillow Covering
A pillow is a crucial aspect to a Brit Milah as the baby will lay on it during the ceremony. Silkhuppah.com creates gorgeous silk shams that can be completely customized with images and text, such as the example above. READ MORE ......→
It’s not every day that we get to feature a bar mitzvah with so many stunning photos from the ceremony! Erica Westmoreland captured Harrison’s Bar Mitzvah with beautiful photos at the synagogue, highlighting details and moments to be cherished by the entire family.
Whether you go on a Birthright trip or family vacation, being Bar or Bat Mitzvah’d in Israel has become a growing way for Jewish families to connect with their religious roots. The same was true was for Leila, who received her Bat Mitzvah in Israel and decided to celebrate with family and friends when she returned home. Of course, after having returned from such a memorable trip, it only made sense that the party would honor her Israeli experience, with a Milk and Honey themed affair! The memorable event was planned by Melisa Imberman of The Event of a Lifetime.
What could honor Israel more than the country’s traditional oranges? After no doubt eating plenty on her trip, Leila chose to use this vibrant fruit as escort cards! READ MORE ......→
In case you haven’t noticed, weddings aren’t what they used to be. In an effort to create an event that’s unique in every way, many brides and grooms are veering away from the traditional elements of the day in favor of one-of-a-kind surprises. If you’re looking to add some flair to your wedding, consider opting for a modern take on the bridesmaids’ bouquets.
Finding a venue for your child’s bar/bat mitzvah where kids feel comfortable and adults can relax is never easy, but Dave and Busters of Westbury, NY bridges the gap between coolness and class. With 12 bowling lanes, billiards, games, plus versatile event spaces for the reception and cocktail hour, Dave and Busters easily offers something for everyone!
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Dave and Busters Event Space
Dave and Busters is perfect for an event where the focus is on the kids and having a good time. During the cocktail hour, kids can hang out in the game room while adults enjoy a stylish setting. Afterwards, the party continues in the banquet room. READ MORE ......→