20+ Unique Rosh Hashanah Table Setting Ideas, Decorations & Centerpieces (2020)

Pop quiz:

  • How do you decorate your table for Rosh Hashanah?
  • How do you give your place a warm, spiritual Rosh Hashanah atmosphere your guests will LOVE?
  • How do you make sure your guests start off their new year with a sweet “apple & honey taste”?

Smartass Answer: Well, you could serve apples & honey 😏”

Haha, very funny (NOT)!

You obviously want, could and WILL do better than that… I guarantee it!

By the time you finish reading this guide, you’ll have everything you need to set the best Rosh Hashanah table in the entire neighborhood…

Sound good?

Great! Let’s get to it then!

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15+ Unique Rosh Hashanah Favors & Party Supplies for the Jewish New Year (2020)

Decorating your Rosh Hashanah table is great and all…

But what happens when the dinner is over? That’s it? Party over? 

It’s one thing to send your guests home with their tummies full. But if you really want them to remember your Rosh Hashanah dinner – even after the wine wears off – you’ve got to give them really good reasons to remember it… 

Did I say good reasons? I meant really good Rosh Hashanah favors

These unique party supplies and giveaways will guarantee that your guests will remember your Rosh Hashanah dinner party long after the Shofar blowing.

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25+ Traditional Rosh Hashanah Gift Ideas for the Jewish New Year (2020)

Another year has passed… can you believe it?

It seems like last year’s Rosh Hashanah was just yesterday, yet here we are again!

Well, what are you waiting for? Go grab a seat at the dinner table… on the menu: Gefilte Fish, Apple & Honey,  and some fish head. Mmmm sounds yummy (not)!

HOLD IT. Aren’t you forgetting something?

Don’t tell me you’re planning to arrive at a Rosh Hashanah dinner table empty-handed…

Oy vey! That’s not very “Jewish” of you, now is it? 

You better load up on a few Rosh Hashanah gifts for your loved ones, quick… Otherwise, you might discover a fish head with your name on it (you know, mafia-style)!

Now, you may be wondering: What’s an appropriate gift you can bring to the Rosh Hashanah dinner table?

Hold your horses apples, honey… You’re about to find out!

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How to Choose the RIGHT Bar Mitzvah Suit for a 13-Year-Old Boy (2020)

Your boy is about to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah… how exciting!

“Let’s raise a toast… L’chayim!”

Hold it there, chief! That’s not what the Torah means by “turning into an adult”. So please keep your boy away from the liquor cabinet for the next 8 years (or 5, depends where you live), m’kay?

What it does mean is that your boy is now subject to the Jewish commandments: he wears a Tallit, he puts on Tefillin every morning, he can participate in a Minyan… just like any Jewish man.

So what if your boy is still “in development”? So what if his voice is squeaky? So what if his facial hair is still nowhere to be found (that’ll come in due time, don’t worry)…

As far as the Torah is considered – your boy is now considered a Bar Mitzvah – which means he’s eligible to all of the rights and responsibilities as an adult… because he is an adult.

And as an adult – now’s the time to start dressing like one… now’s the time to get your boy a beautiful Bar Mitzvah suit – a suit that transforms a sweet “little boy” into a handsome young man!

But getting a suit isn’t the same as getting the right suit. Many parents wonder:

  • What suit should I get?
  • When should I get it?
  • How do I avoid a suit that’ll rip a hole in my wallet?

All fine questions… How about some answers?

Let’s go get em’!

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20+ Fun Bar/Bat Mitzvah Entertainment Ideas, Party Activities & Games (2020)

Look at these shy tweens… standing there on the sidelines with their phones, instead of gettin’ Jiggy with it on the dancefloor.

But hey… can you blame them?

  1. They’re growing up in a social media world. Who needs the “real” world?
  2. Most Bar/Bat Mitzvah parties, to put it lightly, aren’t all that entertaining (read: most of them are BORING)

And when you put those two things together – don’t be surprised if kids are more interested in taking selfies, posting them on Instagram and comparing who’s got more likes.

Bottom line – this isn’t the 90’s anymore. Kids have smartphones – and they’re not afraid to use it.

There’s no point in denying it: if you want your guests to actually have fun at your kid’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah party – you’ll have to raise the bar (pun not intended).

And that’s exactly where these Bar & Bat Mitzvah party activities come into play… Read More…

Yummy! The Best Traditional Bar/Bat Mitzvah Food (+ Menu Ideas)

Your guests came all the way to celebrate your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah… you’re not going to let them starve, are you?

Of course not! You’re like a Jewish mom hosting a Shabbat dinner: feeding and taking care of everyone!

Except…

This time – you’ve got a little more than a few guests on your hands. You’ve got dozens, if not hundreds (or if you’re a Russian Oligarch – thousands) of guests to feed!

Now… The only question (OK, 3 questions) is:

  • How do you serve so many guests?
  • What traditional Bar/Bat Mitzvah food should you serve?
  • Where can you find the best Bar/Bat Mitzvah menus you can use as inspiration?

Those are big questions.

Well, guess what? I’m going to help you answer each and every one of em’!

Excited? You should be!

Let’s get this food fest started…

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