There is a rapidly growing trend of families choosing “destination” bar and bat mitzvah services and celebrations, outside their synagogues, should they belong to one, and their home communities. Families are celebrating important life events and the celebrants want to spend longer, quality time with their families. “……the advent of destination bar mitzvahs shows that people are looking for more meaningful experiences” said Rabbi Bradley Solmsen of the Union for Reform Judaism. “It’s definitely becoming more popular”, said Rob Eshman, editor of Jewishjournal.com.
Why people are choosing destination Bar and Bat Mitzvahs