It’s not often we get to photograph an entire Mitzvah celebration — morning service and all — but this past Sunday afternoon Jacob’s Bar Mitzvah was a welcome exception!

Person + Killian Photography had a great time with Jacob and his whole family at this event, which began at the Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline with a tradition morning service, followed by a reception luncheon at the temple. Everything ran smoothly and looked gorgeous thanks to Carol Silverston and Jodi Raphael Events who did all of the planning and floral design for the celebration. After a short afternoon break, the evening dinner party kicked off a few hours later at Bella Luna Restaurant in Jamaica Plain.  Klass Universal Entertainment kept kids dancing all night!

Thanks to Jacob and the whole family for a great day, and for letting Person + Killian be a part of it! Below are some of the highlights from Jacob’s big day:

Ceremony and Luncheon Reception Venue: Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline; Event coordination, decor and florals by Carol Silverston; Additional Event Coordination by Jodi Raphael Events; Catering: Catering by Andrew; Evening Reception: Bella Luna Restaurant in Jamaica Plain; Reception Entertainment: Klass Universal Entertainment


Boston Bar Mitzvah Photography by Person + Killian Photography.  Jill Person can be reached via email at [email protected] and Laurén Killian can be reached via email at [email protected] and via phone at 617.236.1662. Our offices are located at 251 Newbury Street in Boston, MA and at 174 Bellevue Ave Suite 313, Newport, RI.