The day of his bar mitzvah, at 13 years old, the jewish boy becomes part of the community. From this special day, he wears tefilin, black boxes with parchments inside. For the jewish girl, this moment takes place at 12 and is marked by the ceremony of the bat mitzvah.
There are so many great places in Israel to celebrate a bar mitzvah or a bat mitzvah, to gather the whole family and to organize a party ! Here are some bar mitzvah pictures realized in some great synagogues of Jerusalem or at the Kotel.
As a bar mitzvah photographer, I try to capture the special moments and the emotion of this significant milestone for a young jew and his family. Shooting in Jerusalem is always a privilege !
Jerusalem-based, I photograph bar mitzvah / bat mitzvah celebrations throughout Israel and sometimes in Europe as well.
For sure, bar mitzvah are not only ceremonies… Photographing bar mitzvah parties allows to catch so many emotional moments : the bar mitzvah singing, the delight of parents, the true joy of friends.
Girls aren’t forgotten! I organize some shootings for bat mitzvah as well… Here are some examples.
The beauty of Jerusalem synagogues…
Photographer in Jerusalem… photographer everywhere… here are some pictures realized in London and in Paris.
A Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel… is always something special!