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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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A Beautiful Mind – Isaac’s Bar Mitzvah at The Charles River Museum of Industry

Isaac, alongside his parents, Ellen and Orran, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah on March 28 at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation. I was there to document this special day along with my second shooter, Meg Belanger. When a family hires me to capture their child’s Mitzvah, the first thing I do is offer […]

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Coming of Age – Izzy’s Boston Bat Mitzvah at The Vilna Shul

On September 13, 2014, I had the opportunity to capture Izzy as she celebrated her Boston Bat Mizvah at The Vilna Shul, followed by a reception at the Cure Lounge. Izzy celebrated with her family: Mom Dana, Dad Eric, and brother Ethan. I have been considering photographing bat and bar mitzvahs for some time now, […]

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