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Kate celebrated her Bat Mitzvah with family and friends immediately after her Washington Hebrew Congregation service. After two rounds of Coke & Pepsi (Kate’s request!) eyes welled up at the montage which Kate watched for the very first time. With stunning decor by Dana Nestel of The Write Occasion and music that made this afternoon party feel […]

Kate’s Bat Mitzvah Party – Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, DC

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Dana Nestel of The Write Occasion created a stunning backdrop for Kate’s Bat Mitzvah celebration. The paper flowers, dramatic lighting, and modern lounge seating for the kids set the stage for an incredible party. Venue: Washington Hebrew Congregation Caterer: Occasions Event Coordination and Design: Dana Nestel Lighting and Decor: DaVinci Florist Logo: Mitzvah Logos DJ: NYX Entertainment/Chris Green Screen: Washington Talent […]

The Decor, Kate’s Bat Mitzvah – Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, DC

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Kate shone during her Washington Hebrew Congregation Bat Mitzvah service. Mazel tov Stacy, Tim, Kate, and Jackie!

Kate’s Bat Mitzvah Service – Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, DC

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Just before Kate’s Bat Mitzvah service at Washington Hebrew Congregation, she was joined by her family for an early morning portrait session. Mazel tov Stacy, Tim, Kate, and Jackie!

Kate’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, DC

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After her service at Temple Sinai guests celebrated Ella’s Bat Mitzvah at her travel themed celebration. While the kids enjoyed bowling, adults took in views of the canal at Pinstripes. Mazel tov to Maggie, Jeff, Ella, and Bea! Venue and Catering: Pinstripes Georgetown Planning: Sandra Luizzi Decor: Maggie Gumbinner DJ: NYX Entertainment/TK Photography: Rachael Spiegel Photography/Rachael Spiegel and Joey […]

Ella’s Bat Mitzvah Party – Pinstripes, Washington, DC

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Ella celebrated her Bat Mitzvah at Temple Sinai in Washington DC. The bond between Ella and her sister Bea was amazing to see and the love in this family is undeniable. Mazel tov to Maggie, Jeff, Ella, and Bea!

Ella’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Sinai, Washington, DC

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Madeleine celebrated her Bat Mitzvah at The Lodge at Little Seneca Creek in Boyds, Maryland. Associate photographer Joey Pulone captured some amazing moments as Madeleine’s family and friends celebrated this amazing girl. Mazel tov to Leslie, Michael, Harrison, and Madeleine! Venue: The Lodge at Little Seneca Creek Caterer: Catering by Seasons Florist: M&M plants DJ: Unique Dreams/Edwin Photography: Rachael […]

Madeleine’s Bat Mitzvah Party – The Lodge at Little Seneca Creek, Boyds, Md.

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Madeleine shined at her Temple Beth Ami portrait session before celebrating her Bat Mitzvah. Mazel tov to Leslie, Michael, Harrison, and Madeleine!

Madeleine’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Beth Ami, Rockville, Md.

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After his Shaare Torah havdallah service, Sammy celebrated his Bar Mitzvah with family and friends at a non stop party, led by the fabulous Glyde and his team. Mazel tov to Rebecca, Dan, Rachel, and Sammy! Venue/Caterer: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg MC/DJ: Washington Talent/Glyde Productions Photography: Rachael Spiegel Photography/Rachael Spiegel

Sammy’s Bar Mitzvah Party – Hilton Gaithersburg, MD

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Despite the rain, Sammy’s portrait session at Shaare Torah was full of light. I love photographing the Navarros and was honored to capture portraits of such a sweet family. Mazel tov to Rachel, Dan, Rebecca, and Sammy!

Sammy’s Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Shaare Torah, Gaithersburg, Md.

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Jake celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Beth El in Newark, Delaware with a Star Wars themed party, complete with mini light saber escort cards, Darth Maultini’s served at the bar, and guests who took the theme to the next level. Mazel tov Sharon, Chris, Jake and Sadie! Venue: Temple Beth El Planner: Cherry on […]

Jake’s Bar Mitzvah Party – Temple Beth El, Newark, DE

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I was flattered and honored to photograph Jake’s Bar Mitzvah portraits at Temple Beth El in Newark, Delaware. The son of a photographer, Jake is used to being in front of the camera. His Star Wars themed Bar Mitzvah kicked off with star wars ties and kippot. Did you catch that inscription inside the kippot […]

Jake’s Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Beth El, Newark, DE

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