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Five Steps to a Successful Mitzvah Presentation

At most bar and bat mitzvahs, close friends (and even some that are not so close) give the bar mitzvah boy or bat mitzvah girl a special speech or presentation. These presentations focus on special times, personal jokes, and other fun things between friends. Often times, the speeches will be presented during the adult cocktail hour, but this can vary from mitzvah to mitzvah. After speaking with Beth Desmon of Mitzvah List, The Mitzvah Bowl and Mitzvah List decided to collaborate on an article regarding bar/bat mitzvah speeches. We figured that two heads were better than one! I posted several […]


How to Participate in the Holocaust Stamps Project

The Holocaust Stamps Project is a community service learning (CSL) initiative, teaching history and tolerance one postage stamp at a time. The new school year 2015-2016 marks the beginning of the 7th year that the FRCS school community has been working towards collecting 11 million postage stamps. ¬†Every stamp that the students touch brings them one step closer to understanding the immediate impact and long term effects of the intolerance and incomprehensible evil acts of the Third Reich during World War II. It would be a wonderful mitzvah project to work on the Holocaust Stamps Project which began in 2009 […]