I recently read an article which said that each
mitzvah student should choose a mitzvah project they personally connect to. If
they choose to support an organization, they should truly understand its’ mission;
and it should be a place which they would like to continue supporting in the
The article also encouraged bnai mitzvah girls and
boys to do something physical in order to raise funds for the organization of
I want to hear your thoughts and opinions on the
subject: Are you feeling pressured to do a particular type of project, or to work
with an organization of another’s choosing? What does doing a mitzvah project
mean to you?
There are no right or wrong answers, I just look
forward to hearing what you think!
Sheena Levi Director of Outreach email@example.com
Lag B'Omer Sunday fun-day
celebratory day in the Jewish calendar (when the semi-mourning practices of the
omer period, held since Passover, are lifted) falls on Sunday, April 28th
a special Lag B’Omer carnival day in your community with games and raffles; admission
fees to benefit charity. Ask if people would
provide their services at a discount rate (food, booths, games, decorations,
raffle items, etc.) since it’s for charity. Invitations can be sent for free
online. Perhaps a local Jewish paper or synagogue bulletins could even write a
press release about your event to help spread the word!
Tova Dickstein, Baltimore,
MD on her bat mitzvah this month!
Name: Naomie Ryba
Town: Teaneck, NJ
Mitzvah Date: December 16, 2012
Project: Making bracelets for the girls at the Children's Home in Netanya.
Tell us a little about yourself: I am very much into fashion! I have 4 siblings, but I am the oldest. I
also love ice skating, basketball, and reading.
How did you decide to take on this particular
project for Lev LaLev? I went on the internet
with my mom and we found Lev LaLev using google!
What was the most meaningful part of doing
this Mitzvah Project for your Bat Mitzvah? It
was when I saw how much money my family and friends gave to help the girls in
Please share any details or fond memories of
your Mitzvah Project and Bat Mitzvah. Everybody
enjoyed making the bracelets. It was so much fun!
What are your plans for the future, i.e. life
after Bat Mitzvah? To become a true bat mitzvah!
share your advice for a girl looking into doing a Mitzvah Project for her Bat
Mitzvah. Lev LaLev is amazing,
and it is so meaningful to have shared my bat mitzvah with these girls from
Share BBM with your friends!
tip: Don't underestimate yourself
This was my answer to the question:
“What would you tell your 13 year old self?” which I was asked at a recent bnai
mitzvah fair. Working with so many mitzvah girls, now I see just how much you
can accomplish if you just let yourself believe that you can do it!
Lev LaLev Fund 14 Melnick Drive Monsey, NY 10952 www.LevLaLev.com
Lev LaLev is a Jewish Charity aiding the disadvantaged children at the Rubin-Zeffren Children's Home in Netanya, Israel. Your donation is tax deductible and helps build quality Jewish lives for Jewish orphans and underprivileged youth in Israel.