The Fat Jewish’s bar mitzvah date was set for March 25: that elusive time when winter begins to thaw, and the calendar finally declares it spring. But no seasonal decree was going to stop him from throwing the autumn themed soiree of his dreams. “Normal themes in the mid 90s wer…
The night before Adam Pally’s bar mitzvah, his rabbi had some major concerns. Pally was so “unenthusiastic” about his chanting during his service rehea…
Emma Seligman’s bat mitzvah practically made it preordained that she’d become an auteur. Her party was a celebration of filmmakers, with a mix of her f…
Nobody’s more Park Slope than Zoe Lister-Jones. ”[I had] probably one of the most Brooklyn bat mitzvahs out of all Brooklyn bat mitzvahs,” Lister-Jones…
They say that rain on your wedding day is good luck. But what does it mean when it pours on the afternoon of your bat mitzvah? Such is the question coo…
By the time Tavi Gevinson was 13 years old, she’d already become the patron saint of fashion bloggers. As the founder of Style Rookie, Gevinson was fea…
Gideon Adlon is desperate to throw herself a bat mitzvah. Having grown up going to an all girls Jewish summer camp, Adlon had planned on having one whe…
Growing up, Sarah Ramos led a Hannah Montana-like existence. She was one-part regular tween girl — attending seventh grade, Hebrew school, and her peer…
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