B’nai Mitzvah for New York Twins – Two Times the Fun!

Purple Twins B'nai Mitzvah, Long Island NYWhen a boy’s boy and his girly twin sister have a party together, it’s not all easy decisions! This B’nai Mitzvah – which took place at two venues, New York’s Temple Israel of Lawrence and Chelsea Piers – was as much sparkle as it was sporty. Photography by Art Photographers. READ MORE ......

Spring Theme Bat Mitzvah at Brooklyn Botanic Garden NY

Brooklyn-Heights-based Alexandra Partow Events planned a Bat Mitzvah held on May 2nd at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s stunning new ecologically sustainable event space – The Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium. Photography courtesy of Maggie Marguerite Studios.

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Candy Sushi – Creative Dessert for a Mitzvah, Wedding, or Kosher Party

Child or adult – who doesn’t love candy?  When we came across Esprit Events’ fun and creative dessert idea – candy sushi – served at a bat mitzvah, we couldn’t wait to share this innovative idea with our kid and adult fans.

Candy Sushi from Esprit Kosher Events

Candy sushi rolls are made with rice crispy treats, wrapped with fruit rollups and topped with a variety of candies to include kosher Swedish fish, rock candy, colorful marshmallows, sour straws, and  licorice to name a few.  Can you pick out some other candy? READ MORE ......

Top Kosher Red & White Wine Picks from Skyview Wine & Spirits

With the High Holidays just around the corner, many of us are not just preparing our dinners, but also looking for the best kosher wines to ring in the new year.  Israeli wines continue to gain more recognition and accolades for their taste and quality.  Here are a few of the recommended Kosher Red & White Kosher Wines from Gary Wartels of Skyview Wine & Spirits, the metro area’s leading Kosher wine & liquor store, located in New York.

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Barkan Reichan Assemblage 2010  – Israeli
Rated 92 Points by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

This wine comes from several plots in the Upper Galilee, and combines Cabernet Sauvignon (67%) with Merlot (20%) and Shiraz (13%). The wines were aged separately in French oak barrels, half of them new. After 12 months they created the blend and the wine was bottled, without fining and with only mild filtration.

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Kosher Wedding Planning Guide | Jewish Weddings

No longer the chopped liver and knishes of yesteryear, Kosher food has gone upscale is taste and presentation!  If you’re planning a Jewish wedding, mazelmoments’ Kosher Wedding Planning Guide is a must-read.  We provide an easy-to-understand definition of “What is Kosher”, a breakdown of Kosher catering options, and tips for finding a Kosher wedding venue. READ MORE ......

Top All-Inclusive Venues in NY & NJ | Bar & Bat Mitzvah, Wedding

Planning a special event, whether it’s a wedding, Bar or Bat Mitzvah, or any type of affair, can be both stressful and expensive. There are so many venues and vendors to choose from, and the sheer quantity of options can be extremely overwhelming! Enter the all-inclusive venue, where everything – including catering, photography, entertainment, decor, favors and more – is under one roof and included in the price! We’ve rounded up the top options in the NY / NJ tri-state area to help make your next event as stress-free as possible!

Long Island Venues

The Sands at Atlantic Beach

Top All-Inclusive Venues - The Sands Atlantic Beach, Long Island NYLocated on the south shore of Long Island in Atlantic Beach, NY, The Sands at Atlantic Beach’s ocean-front locale makes it a perfect pick for your next occasion. READ MORE ......

Neon Pink & Zebra Jungle Theme Bat Mitzvah

Morgan Imberman Bat MitzvahMorgan Imberman is a competitive gymnast with a love of animals, especially monkeys!  A jungle theme was perfect for her bat mitzvah on March 2, 2013. The service as well as the party was held at Temple Beth El in Chappaqua, NY.  Morgan’s mom Melisa Imberman is a talented event planner and founder of The Event of a Lifetime, so it was no surprise that the bat mitzvah was creative, colorful, and perfectly executed! The family converted the temple into a jungle, but not just any jungle…a neon pink jungle with monkeys everywhere! READ MORE ......