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Less bar, more mitzvah

Elevating the party while bringing it down to earth

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/religion/article/less_bar_more_mitzvah_20111019

Everyone warned me that bar mitzvah planning was incredibly stressful — the time, the energy, the cost. I wanted to pass on the whole party thing when it came time for my son J.J.’s bar mitzvah. Just a simple kiddush after the service and then skip town.

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