Walnut Creek bar mitzvah photography-Mazel tov Jacob


Jacob and his family celebrated his bar mitzvah at Congregation B’nai Shalom in Walnut Creek, CA.  Since there is no photography on Shabbat, I met Jacob, his parents and sister and his grandparents on Friday for a portrait session. Grandma was so amazing.  She learned a Torah portion to chant at Jacob’s bar mtizvah.   […]

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3 Generations and a Community Celebrate Nathan’s Bar Mitzvah


Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending Nathan Magid’s bar mitzvah as a guest.  No photos, no running around making sure I get all the important people and details of the day.  It is great being part of Berkeley’s Beth El community where I have many friends and where I have watched many kids grow up. […]

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