Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Gift Reciprocity

This post was written by a Simchabucks user.
As a man of a certain age, having recently married off my youngest, my major gift-giving issue now is one of reciprocity, of responding in kind and degree to presents given not to me or my wife, but to those to my daughter and her groom, my grandchildren for birth or [...]

How much money to spend on a Bar or Bat Mitzvah gift?

There are several factors to consider when deciding how much money to give or to spend on a Bar/Bat-Mitzvah gift:

How close are you to the Bar/Bat-Mitzvah boy/girl – the closer you are to the Bar/Bat-Mitzvah boy/girl, the more you should give.
How many people are joining you to the party – you should try to at [...]