To enjoy a festive, spiritually rewarding Bar or Bat Mitzvah, you need to understand the meaning of this revered rite of passage and also learn step-by-step how to plan a celebration that reflects your family’s personal values and style. But with such a variety of ancient rituals, new traditions, and contemporary party practices to choose from, preparing for this milestone event can seem overwhelming.
The Bar and Bat Mitzvah Book is an indispensable guide to planning a family-oriented celebration that is filled with depth and meaning. Whether your family is traditional, modern, or not particularly observant, even if your celebration will include interfaith couples, single parents, or blended families, this book mixes sound, practical advice with joyful Jewish wisdom to offer you invaluable tips, guidance, and information on:
Includes complete party-planning timetables, a full range of Judaic resources, and much more!
“A wonderful instruction manual for that most extraordinary lifecycle transition known as bar and bat mitzvah...I was delighted with the breadth and depth of topics.” —Rabbi Deborah Zecher