Category Archives: bar mitzvah

5 Best Line Dances for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

It’s always super fun dancing to your favorite music at mitzvah bashes, but it really riles up the crowd to all participate in group line dances! And line dancing isn’t just for country songs anymore — we’ve got some awesome … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things to Know About Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah DJ

1. Do you follow the American DJ Association Code of Professional Conduct? Any legitimate DJ company will be dedicated to adhering to the ADJA code, as is SoCal Mitzvahs DJ, Scott Topper Productions. This is a standard business ethic, and a … Continue reading

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Top 5 Songs in the US!

Here are the top five songs in the U.S. right now. And you better believe that they’re also on the hotlist for bar and bat mitzvahs! Enjoy. . . Rude! by Magic  *personal fav Fancy by Iggy Azalea ft. Charli … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Writing a Better Mitzvah Speech

A bar/bat mitzvah represents a special day that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. One of the major milestones of the day happens with the mitzvah speech. So, it’s important to get it right! Yet, writing a whole … Continue reading

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Bar Mitzvah 101 – 5 Things You Need to Know

Bar mitzvahs can seem complicated with lots of foreign-sounding words and traditions that perhaps you haven’t quite yet mastered. When you break it down, however, the elements of a bar or bat mitzvah are really not that difficult to understand. … Continue reading

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The History of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah

The bar and bat mitzvah have become quite the celebration in modern Judaism, but what were they like hundreds of years ago? It’s second nature nowadays to associate a bar or bat mitzvah with huge themed parties, catered food, and … Continue reading

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Food, Drink, Krav Maga, Dancing!: Santa Barbara’s Jewish Festival 2014

We are proud to be the event planner for the Santa Barbara Jewish Festival for the third year in a row. Join us May 4 from 11am-4pm at Oak Park for delicious food — including Georgia’s Smokehouse “Shalom Y’all” Food … Continue reading

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The Best Part of Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah

When dreaming of bar or bat mitzvah bliss most youngsters will imagine the party. . . the music, the dancing, the awesome games, and of course. . . the gifts! But most tend to not fantasize about their ‘amazing’ haftorah speech. … Continue reading

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5 Hot Bar and Bat Mitzvah Themes

Your mitzvah will be special no matter what. Even if you just presented your haftorah during service and had a small gathering with family and the congregation afterward, it would be a momentous occasion. But, there are certainly ways to … Continue reading

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The Best Mitzvah Songs of All Time

Bar and bat mitzvahs have a reputation for epic celebrations. And much of this notion is due to the rockin’ receptions, fueled by dance-worthy music. As promised, here are the top 10 mitzvah songs of all time:   10. I’M TOO … Continue reading

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