Tag Archives: bar mitzvah

Zoomitzvah my first COVID virtual bar mitzvah

First of all, mazel tov to Noah and his parents Melissa and Dani. Noah celebrated his bar mitzvah yesterday at home in the company of his friends and relatives via Zoom. Before COVID and shelter in place, I WAS going to be his official bar mitzvah photographer at the synagogue and at his celebration. Alas, […]

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Mitzvah Photography — 3 Benefits to an Announcement Photo Session

As part of my bar and bat mitzvah packages I offer a complimentary Announcement Photo session in the months preceding the mitzvah. Like a wedding Engagement photo session, these Announcement sessions in that it serves 3 major purposes for bat/mitzvah and their family.

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Walnut Creek bar mitzvah photography-Mazel tov Jacob

Jacob and his family celebrated his bar mitzvah at Congregation B’nai Shalom in Walnut Creek, CA.  Since there is no photography on Shabbat, I met Jacob, his parents and sister and his grandparents on Friday for a portrait session. Grandma was so amazing.  She learned a Torah portion to chant at Jacob’s bar mtizvah.   […]

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3 Generations and a Community Celebrate Nathan’s Bar Mitzvah

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending Nathan Magid’s bar mitzvah as a guest.  No photos, no running around making sure I get all the important people and details of the day.  It is great being part of Berkeley’s Beth El community where I have many friends and where I have watched many kids grow up. […]

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Daniel the bar mitzvah

A big mazel tov to Daniel and his family on his bar mitzvah.  Daniel celebrated a beautiful day starting with a service at Berkeley’s Congregation Beth El and ending with a super-fun party at the Lawrence Hall of Science.  Guests danced to the horah, played science games, watched a magnificent SF Bay sunset, posed in my photo booth […]

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