Category Archives: B’nai mitzvah

Mitzvah Photography — 3 Benefits to an Announcement Photo Session

As part of my bar and bat mitzvah packages I offer a complimentary Announcement Photo session in the months preceding the mitzvah. Like a wedding Engagement photo session, these Announcement sessions in that it serves 3 major purposes for bat/mitzvah and their family.

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J Weekly Magazine Readers’ Choice–Shoey Sindel Photography

Readers of the J Weekly Magazine, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Jewish magazine, have spoken 3 years in a row.  Yup, Shoey Sindel Photography was voted the Favorite Photographer of the East Bay. The article says, Berkeley photographer Shoey Sindel calls herself a storyteller of people’s lives, using photos to tell the tale.  She documents […]

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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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Readers’ Choice…Vote Shoey Sindel as the Best Jewish Photographer of the East Bay

Hi All, Every year, Northern California’s Jewish Magazine, The J, publishes the Readers’ Choice of services.  For those of you whose bar and bat mitzvahs and weddings and other life events I’ve photographed and those who know my work, I’d really appreciate your taking a moment to vote for Shoey Sindel Photography on page 6 as the […]

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