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Hosting a Virtual Bar Mitzvah

  HOSTING A VIRTUAL BAR MITZVAH OR VIRTUAL BAT MITZVAH   If you’ve decided to host a hybrid bar mitzvah or hybrid bat mitzvah with both on-site and virtual components, here are some tips to ensure the day goes smoothly and all your guests have a great time. Test equipment/video before the event. Taking the […]


How to Throw a Zoom Bat Mitzvah or Zoom Bat Mitzvah

Here’s a great (and very helpful!) article in NY Magazine by Kayla Levy about how to produce a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah on Zoom, the video conferencing app that has dominated the virtual scene during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. Having officiated a dozen virtual bar mitzvah and virtual bat mitzvah ceremonies already this […]


Virtual Bar Mitzvahs During the COVID Pandemic

Throwing candy at the computer: What celebrating your bat mitzvah looks like in the time of the coronavirus From JTA – Midway through Lila Duke’s bat mitzvah ceremony, her family’s cat made an appearance. Minnie’s interruption was one of many ways that Lila’s coming-of-age ceremony was different from what she had expected. While the 12-year-old […]