Press Releases

San Diego Jewish Journal: Lydia Krasner Brings Her Jewish Love To Mitzvah Event Productions

March 4th, 2012

Freshening Up The Ritual By Jessica Vachal LYDIA KRASNER LOVES BAR MITZVAHS. She loves the symbolism behind them, the cultural significance of taking a day to celebrate a child’s entrance... MORE

San Diego Jewish Journal: The Party Never Stops

March 4th, 2012

Simcha by Jessica Durham Lydia Krasner has received some strange requests in her days as a bar and bat mitzvah planner. Llamas. Cross dressers. Live birds. Belly, hula, fire... MORE

San Diego Jewish Journal: A One-Stop B’nai Mitzvah Shop

October 5th, 2011

B’nai mitzvah vendors gather to make planning easier. By Emily Pauker It’s March already, a realization that means different things to different people: Resolutions made... MORE

San Diego Jewish Journal: This Isn’t Your Bubbe’s Bat Mitzvah

March 1st, 2009

BESA’s Lydia Krasner knows her stuff when it comes to planning simchas. By Jessica Hanewinckel If there’s one thing Lydia Krasner prides herself on, it’s making... MORE

San Diego Jewish Times: So, You’re Planning Your Big Simcha… Piece Of Cake If You Know What To Ask!

February 10th, 2005

When entertaining the idea of a simcha, there are so many decisions to make about the three largest components of a party: location, entertainment and the caterer. Where to... MORE

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel…

December 1st, 2004

… I made it out of a milk carton. Lydia Krasner has taught Judaic art for 16 years. But 12 years ago, her new mother-in-law taught her something new: how to make dreidel decorations... MORE

San Diego Jewish Times: Enjoy Your Simcha…And Leave The Work To Someone Else

April 10th, 2003

When was the last time you enjoyed your own party? Were you worn out from being the hostess, decorator, bartender, short order cook, florist and busboy? Or did you just find... MORE