Ringing in the New Year

Ringing in the New Year

We're looking forward to the New Year more than ever this year. And what a nice way to close out the year—Modern Mitzvah was featured in Arizona's City Sun Times. Not only did they feature a lovely article about the business earlier this year, but the article made the top 3 online...

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Hanukkah Starts Tomorrow!

Hanukkah Starts Tomorrow!

With everything going on in the world right now, I'm looking forward to celebrating Hanukkah more than ever this year—that mostly means making latkes and sharing the magic of the holidays with our 2.5 year old. I've had several Hanukkah crafts in mind to do with our little one to get her excited...

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AZ Jewish Life Hanukkah Gift Guide

AZ Jewish Life Hanukkah Gift Guide

Arizona Jewish Life came out with it's 2020 Hanukkah Gift Guide, and we're thrilled to have our Aleph Bet Art Print be a part of it! This art print is featured alongside some other amazing Hanukkah gifts, which I'm adding here in case you're still looking for last minute gifts:   ...

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How We Got Started

How We Got Started

We are so excited to have been featured in Arizona's City Sun Times this past weekend! Lila Baltman shares details about our personal lives, how Modern Mitzvah came to be, and what we plan to accomplish in the future. The article covers my (Laura's) background—how an internship at the Scottsdale...

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The Jewish News' Hannukah Gift Guide

The Jewish News' Hannukah Gift Guide

Every year Arizona’s Jewish News puts out a Hanukkah Gift Guide. This year their gift guide is specifically catered toward buying online given the COVID crisis, and we are thrilled to see Modern Mitzvah make their list of recommendations! “Chanukah, which begins on Dec. 10 this year, is the time for...

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Ariel Loves Rainbow Nursery

Ariel Loves Rainbow Nursery

I absolutely love seeing Modern Mitzvah art out in the real world! Recently one of my favorite influencers Ariel Loves put together the most adorable rainbow playroom for her two young daughters, complete with sustainable toys, PJ Library books, and art from Modern Mitzvah! The most beautiful part of this project is...

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Holiday Photo Cards

Holiday Photo Cards

A few weeks ago, we took a poll on Instagram, asking which products you would like to see on the site next. Between holiday photo cards, ketubahs, bar mitzvah invitations, and children’s name art, the overwhelming majority winner was holiday photo cards! It sounds like everyone is looking forward to...

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How to Braid a Round Challah

How to Braid a Round Challah

For all my creativity and craftiness, I cannot for the life of me braid a challah properly, let alone a round one for Rosh Hashanah. So this year my beautiful friend and baking maven Nicole broke it down for me step-by-step. Look at this gorgeous six stranded challah she made...

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Rosh Hashanah is Almost Here!

Rosh Hashanah is Almost Here!

It’s September which means the High Holidays are right around the corner! I had so much fun designing these Rosh Hashanah greeting cards this year, and was even more excited to have them featured in Rebecca Lowin’s High Holiday shop! Rebekah has a beautiful blog and curated shop of High...

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What is a Baby Ketubah??

What is a Baby Ketubah??

A baby ketubah or baby naming certificate is a new age tradition. Although not a contract, these certificates are similar to a ketubah in that they are signed by the parents and Rabbi, and are displayed afterwards in your home as a memory of your special event.

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About Modern Mitzvah

About Modern Mitzvah

Hello! We’re Modern Mitzvah, a family-run boutique stationery, art, and Judaica store in Scottsdale, Arizona. I’m Laura Bercovich, the creator and designer behind Modern Mitzvah. My husband Justin handles the finances and helps run our partnership and wholesale program. We have an adorable, sassy 2 year old, Elsie and a...

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