een has virtual barmitzvah after shuls close

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een has virtual barmitzvah after shuls close

Naftali Arden, who recently turned 13, was set to celebrate his barmitzvah with a party inspired by the hit series Friends featuring a foosball table – a nod to the iconic show – as well as music and dancing.

The Arden family, who initially postponed the celebrations last weekend, were expecting over 160 guests, including relatives travelling from the United States and Israel.

But while the party was pushed back indefinitely, a ceremony was held online on Thursday using a webcam. Rabbi Alex Chapper, of Borehamwood and Elstree United Synagogue, tuned in remotely.

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Naftali Arden's Virtual Bar Mitzvah with Rabbi Chapper

BES is delighted to invite you to join our first-ever Virtual Bar Mitzvah.Mazel Tov to Naftali and the Arden family ????Tune in to celebrate with us!

פורסם על ידי ‏‎Borehamwood Shul‎‏ ב- יום חמישי, 19 במרץ 2020