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Celebrating the Bar and Bat Mitzvah

It has been said in Jewish tradition that celebrations are meant to be an expression of the soul. The Jewish celebration of life, the bar and bat mitzvah, is so impactful that every time we do a mitzvah (a good deed), we enhance our connection with the source of our life. To “celebrate” life is the ultimate mitzvah. Life parades its magnificence in everything and everybody, and it is a beautiful expression of our soul to want to celebrate that daily.

Joan’s extensive Jewish travels abroad to Eastern Europe, Israel, and Italy prompted her to make a statement about the meaning and importance of Jewish tradition through her photographs. “Seeing the bitter remains of concentration camps, towns once inhabited by thousands of Jews, now only buried memories of loved ones, and salvaged ritual artifacts from the Nazis prompted me to make a statement about our traditions in my exhibits of bar and bat mitzvahs: L’Dor V’Dor, From Generation to Generation.

If you are looking for an experienced Bar and Bat Mitzvah Photographer in Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga Springs or Troy, NY; please give me a call at 346-4485 or email me at joan@joanheffler.com

 

Kind Words

Kind Words

Joan was able to take a really good professional head shot for me. Let’s just say she had her hands full with me. I don’t photograph well and I showed up wearing the wrong color even thought Joan had provided me with ample information about what works best prior to our appointment. Lucky for me Joan persevered with her reluctant subject. I really appreciated her sense of humor. Most importantly, she is very responsive and professional making sure you are fully satisfied with the final results.

MaryKay Barry