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The Mitzvah Project- Curse or Blessing?

That year is approaching — the one where your soon-to-be 13 year old (or 12 year old in some communities) will become a Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  Along with the never-ending to-do list— lessons with the Cantor or Rabbi, the speech, a party, decisions about the guest list, there is that one other obstacle — THE MITZVAH PROJECT. In too many families, it is actually the dreaded Mitzvah Project! After more than twenty years of work in the tzedakah world,  often guiding parents and kids on their Mitzvah Project journey, I can say for certainty that this seemingly simple task […]


Four Years to Celebrate

The Mitzvah Bowl is celebrating its fourth anniversary, May 1, 2014!  We feel blessed to provide bar and bat mitzvah students with meaningful mitzvah projects.  To say we are humbled by the thousands of you who have used our site over these past 4 years is an understatement.  When we started themitzvahbowl.com, who would have thought four years later there would be cause to celebrate this milestone anniversary! Www.themitzvahbowl.com is looking forward to continuing to provide you with even more bar/bat mitzvah projects in the future.  Don’t forget to check out our Blog, Event-Planning page, and of course, our main […]