Category: Tzedakah

The $90,000 B'nei Mitzvah Party

The $90,000 B'nei Mitzvah Party
Ariana and Marc, students at Anshe Emet Synagogue on Chicago’s North Side, are planning a very expensive combined Bat and Bar Mitzvah celebration for this November. Their idea is extravagant, and their parents can’t really afford to pay the entire cost. Their estimated budget is $90,000.  And that’s without a DJ!  So they did what... Read more »

Make The Super Bowl A Super Mitzvah

Make The Super Bowl A Super Mitzvah
  Rabbi Joe Black of Denver’s Temple Emanuel and Rabbi Daniel Weiner of Seattle’s Temple DeHirsch Sinai made a friendly wager. Each would donate $100 to the other’s favorite charity depending on whose team wins the Super Bowl on Sunday. Then they realized they could “spread the mitzvah”. And thus was born “Make The Super... Read more »