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Twinning – Sarah & Evan’s Temple Rodeph Shalom B’nai Mitzvah

On April 22nd, I was honored to photograph Sarah and Evan’s B’nai Mitzvah at the Temple Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia, with a reception at Tedenza. Twins are tricky. While everyone likes to refer to them as “the twins,” or as a unit, I have found what twins really want is to be recognized as individuals […]

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Take it to the Max: Max’s Bar Mitzvah at Temple Sinai and Blue Hill Country Club

I was able to photograph Max’s bar mitzvah on May 21st at the Temple Sinai in Sharon, MA, including a reception afterward at the Blue Hill Country Club in Canton. When I first met up with Max to do his practice session, we found out he and I had a lot in common, even though […]

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The Great Skate – Aidan becomes a Bar Mitzvah at Temple Beth Avodah

I was honored to be part of Aidan’s bar mitzvah on April 2nd at the Temple Beth Avodah, as well as the party afterward at the Windsor Club. A few months before his big day, I photographed a practice session with Aidan, where I got to know this amazing young man. He’s a lover of […]

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Practice makes perfect – Bat and Bar Mitzvah Practice Sessions

The only way you can get better at something is practice. That goes for anything and anyone, especially for me. Everyone needs to take classes and practice. When I was a dancer for two seasons at Jacob’s Pillow, the great Judith Jamison told us, “If you think you are done taking classes or practicing stuff […]

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