Many families want their children to participate in the religious ceremony of becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, even if they don’t belong to a synagogue. Such was the case for a recent client of Showplace Floral & Event Design. The creation of a temple ambiance in The Paramount venue – where the party would be celebrated immediately after the ceremony – is absolutely amazing! See for yourself…
Now that this year’s High Holy Days are over, it is time to think of covers specially made for next year. Commissioned by synagogues throughout the country, Torah Covers by Corinne Soikin Strauss of The Artist’s Studio are highly prized for their beauty, originality and spirituality.
Hand painted on tapestry weight silk, the carefully chosen colors range from the softest earth hues to vibrant jewel tones. Each cover, while respecting the sanctity of the Torah, reflects the individuality of the Congregation embodying traditional or contemporary motifs. READ MORE ......→
With gay marriage officially legalized throughout the United States, it’s the perfect time to find or design your ketubah. Ketubahs are artistic portrayals of your wedding vows, and there is a great selection designed to commemorate your marriage, dedication and love for one another – no matter what sex or religion you or your partner are.
Love’s Mosaic – Lapis and Sapphire
Above: Love’s Mosaic – Lapis and Sapphire Ketubah available at Ketubah.com
Ketubahs are not only part of Jewish and Interfaith weddings, but have been adapted by couples of all religions. Even Prince William & Kate Middleton had a ketubah specially designed for their royal wedding! READ MORE ......→
For 2016 brides, the experts at Alisa Brides - the couture online bridal accessory boutique – are noticing a love of intricate lace and streamlined silhouettes.
For wedding veils, there are several dominating styles. They are flat mantillas reminiscent of old Spain, drop veils which provide a blusher for traditional ceremonies, and Juliet cap veils which nod to the Golden Era.
Everyone says you should marry your best friend. For Shira and Yoni, this couldn’t be more true! Their romantic Modern Orthodox Jewish wedding was the culmination of years of best friendship. Photographer: Jeff Kolodny Photography, Inc. READ MORE ......→
Your wedding or bar/bat mitzvah plans are taking hold. You’ve hired your vendors and picked out your theme and logo. There’s one more essential person you need to consider! It’s important to understand the benefits and value of having a Day Of Coordinator. We turned to Ruth Lapin of Ruth Lapin Events to help us understand why a Day Of Coordinator can literally ‘Save The Day!’
Ruth always puts her clients first and has their best interest in mind. That’s why she emphasizes that “Even if you are a superstar planner, you should always hire a day of coordinator to allow you to enjoy your special event. Become her friend. Introduce her so she gets to know your family. The expectation is that the coordinator will take care of all the issues that may occur so that you don’t have to take responsibility. And unexpected nightmares do happen. Always!” READ MORE ......→
As you begin the planning process for your bar or bat mitzvah, you’re likely to come across a number of different options for décor and you’ll have to make some decisions regarding the theme for the party, including the types of candles to use.