For party planners, website creates custom photo ‘benchers’

Maya's Bat Mitzvah Bencher

Israel’s Let’s Bench company helps hosts hand out personalized, picture-filled prayer booklets as mementos If you have a Jewish-related party coming up — a bar or bat mitzvah, wedding, fundraiser or any type of group event involving a sit-down meal — you may want to check out an online service from Israel that allows users to create personalized Grace After … Read More

How to plan the perfect candy buffet

Israel Candies for Events

But if you really want to make a splash how about a candy buffet. Not only is the candy delicious, but the color and presentation will enhance the overall décor of your simcha. Candy buffets give a unique edge to any occasion. And you can have a candy bar anywhere- a birthday party, wedding, conference, bar and bat mitzvah and … Read More

Adventures in Benching

Bencher Capitalists

Jerusalem Post BY ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN APRIL 27, 2017 17:55 Let’s Bench takes tradition into the future Reciting birkat hamazon (the grace after meals, or benching, in the colloquial English expression of the Yiddish term) is the traditional time when Jews come together after a meal to give thanks to God. People often collect benchers from weddings and bar and … Read More

Do I need wedding benchers and what should I choose?

Wedding Benchers

Do you save wedding benchers in a drawer and bring them out at the end of a meal? It’s always fun to look at the benchers from various simchas and think back about that wedding and the couple who tied the knot that day. That’s why a bencher is a great keepsake to give out at a wedding, creating a party favor to offer … Read More

Ten Super Creative Kids Purim Costumes

Purim is around the corner – and now is the time to start thinking of ideas for Purim costumes for your kids. Here are a few really great costumes we found online and wanted to share with you. Some of these costumes are super simple and require a bit of planning and very little effort – while some of them … Read More

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Photography Checklist

So you booked a Bar Mitzvah photographer (or Bat Mitzvah photographer). Or maybe a friend of the family is a photographer and is offering to help out. That’s great – photography is essential in capturing an important family milestone. It’s a huge moment for the child who is coming of age – it’s his or her moment – their rite-of-passage … Read More

Here are 7 Clever Ways to Make Your Family Simcha Special:

Jewish Wedding

How do you make your simcha meaningful and fun at the same time? We have seen many families try so hard to customize their bar mitzvah, bat mitzvah, or wedding that the ‘simcha’ can get lost in the shuffle. Here are seven ideas to think about when planning your family communal experience. Of course, there are many more ideas than … Read More