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Twist and Shout – Alexa’s Temple Beth Elohim Bat Mitzvah

I was honored to be part of Alexa’s bat mitzvah on March 25th at the Temple Beth Elohim. Her mother had contacted me about doing Alexa’s bat mitzvah after seeing my work that I had done for another girl’s event, and the rest is history. Alexa is a very strong young woman who knows exactly […]

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Zoe becomes a Bat Mitzvah – Newton MA Mizvah Photographer

I have known Zoe’s mother, Shawna, FOREVER. We used to dance together back in Philly. Then, she used to wait tables while I bartended. We would go clubbing together and kill it on the dance floor. And, as it happens, life moved on, and we lost touch. I had no clue she even lived in […]

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Calling the shots – Kendall’s Bat Mitzvah at the Verve Crowne Plaza Natick

As wedding season winds down for me, it’s time for Bat and Bar Mitzvahs. While many of my fellow photographer friends tell me I’m brave for jumping into this type of photography, I simply say “Hey, I’m just trying to change the way it’s done. I want the kids to want me there. It’s their […]

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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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