Zoom & Micro Mitzvahs

When we started our event planning business a few years back, we wanted a name for our new biz that conveyed to the Jewish community who we are and what we could bring to the table. Not your typical, same old mitzvahs, but mitzvahs with a fresh modern approach, using our creativity and love for party planning along with the most up-to-date techniques, ideas and vendors. We decided the name “Modern Mitzvahs” would be the perfect fit.

No doubt these last few months have been very hard on all of us. There have been so many of life’s special moments postponed or cancelled including Bar & Bat Mitzvahs. Whether you were planning a mitzvah in Israel or working with your local synagogue, moving forward as initially planned can be tough. For a Jewish tween who has spent the greater part of the last year studying Hebrew, learning prayers and Torah portions, the idea of having to postpone their special day can be very emotional for them as well. As you know, getting ready for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah is no easy task.

We feel our modern approach to Mitzvah planning is especially useful during these times.
The recent trend of the drive-by […]

How To Postpone Your Mitzvah

Under the current circumstances we are all facing with the coronavirus, the impact of social distancing has changed our everyday lives. Restrictions are under constant review and seem to be changing daily. Due to these changes, there is a strong possibility your event will need to be postponed.

As disappointed as you may be feeling about having to reschedule your event, we are hopeful that your event will take place sooner than later. In the meantime, here a few things to consider when postponing your Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebration.

Finding a new date

There are a lot of factors to think about when deciding on a new date. Depending on the type of service your son or daughter will be having could determine when to reschedule. Most importantly, you will need to check with your synagogue or rabbi to find out what dates are available. How about your guests? Will you be expecting guests that will be traveling from out of town? How will this new date effect them? Would you be open to other days of the week to hold your event? When thinking about your options, our recommendation is not to get attached to any certain date but have an idea of a general time frame and go from there. Your […]