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Bar Mitzvahs

David Arquette Had A Bar Mitzvah In Israel At Age 40

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion

Growing up, David Arquette wanted to have a Bar Mitzvah. But when his mom denied his request, dismissing it as him just wanting "presents," the "Screa...

Jewish Teen Offers Incredible Bar Mitzvah Speech In Support Of Gay Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

An Oregon teen is heating up the blogosphere after video footage of his incredible Bar Mitzvah speech in support of same-sex marriage surfaced. In...

What False Eyelashes Did For Me

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

One sunny August afternoon, my younger son and I walked to the post office and mailed out 200 bar mitzvah invitations. We had spent that morning sitting in the dining room, licking envelopes and placing royal blue and red stamps that resembled the Giants logo onto the upper right corners of heavy, cream-colored envelopes.

Why I'm Judging Those Who Throw Elaborate Bar Mitzvah Parties

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

As a rule, I try not to criticize the choices of others. If they have earned or inherited their piles of money, who am I to stand in judgement of how they spend it? Actually, I'm officially tossing that rule out the window, effective immediately.

Being Andrew W.K. Means TGIF 24/7

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

In the world of partying, no one does it better than musician Andrew W.K. I caught up with the often outspoken, never downbeat star yesterday, and asked him about his TV show and what's next for the party-maker.

An Open Letter To My Son 11 Years From Now

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

Be kind, but not ingratiating. Be sweet, but not phony. Be confident, but not conceited. Stick to your guns, but know when it's OK to compromise. Show your intelligence, but don't be a know-it-all.

Geek Bliss at the 2009 New York ComicCon

Meredith Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Lopez

I am perfectly happy to spend a 54-degree cloudless afternoon inside the Javitz Center, strolling aisles of pure, unconcentrated geekdom.