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Art For the Parsha

When you attend a Jewish event, the service or ceremony is usually connected to the weekly Torah portion (known as the “parsha”). Venitian artist Michal Meron has created a piece of artwork for each parsha — a meaningful way to commemorate a special event like a wedding or Bar Mitzvah. (Note: Click on the image […]

Chai Jewelry

Chai is the Hebrew word for life and one of the most classic symbols for Jewish jewelry. Here is a great selection of different styles for a “no fail” Bar or Bat Mitzvah gift.

Nickle Kiddush Cup

This stunning nickel-plated kiddush cup makes a great gift for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or for that special teacher. Size: 4.5 X 2.5 X 2.5 Inch – Cup can hold 200 ml (6.7 oz); with matching saucer Designed by Jerusalem artist Yair Emanuel. (For our favorite sterling cup, click here.)

Putting God on the Guest List

Can the Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebration — a major Jewish rite of passage —  be more than just a big, fun party? This book helps leverage the bar/bat mitzvah celebration for an increased connection to God. Rabbi Salkin addresses questions such as: Where and when did this rite of passage originate? What are the ethics of […]

Silver Pomegranate Necklace

This unique necklace represents the pomegranate, a traditional Jewish fruit. The pomegranate is one of the seven fruits that represents the Land of Israel. It is also said that a pomegranate has 613 seeds, corresponding to the 613 Mitzvot. This is a meaningful Bat Mitzvah present for a young girl just taking on the responsibility […]