- Jun 9, 2016
- 3 min
Five Tips for Giving A Great Bar or Bat Mitzvah Toast
Mazel tov! Your child is becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, experiencing a meaningful Jewish rite of passage and marking an important day for your family. You have likely spent months or years planning every detail of the event, from the service to the party and everything in between. It’s a day full of joy and celebration, and the speech or toast you give your child should reflect that. You may rejoice at the opportunity to speak about your child, while others struggle to tran
- Jan 20, 2016
- 3 min
What's Your Tagline?
You have been asked to make a speech. Whether it’s for your brother’s wedding, daughter’s Bat Mitzvah, grandma’s 90th birthday or your boss’ retirement party, you will be standing in front of a group of people who will be listening to what you have to say. A common question I hear again and again is: Where do I start? First, remember that you should talk for no more than five minutes. If you can keep it to three, even better. Like James Roosevelt said, “Father gave me the