BAR/BAT MITZVAH WORDING…

INVITATIONS:

(1) It is with great pride and joy that we invite you to join us to celebrate the Bat Mitzvah of our daughter ___________…

(2) We request the pleasure of your company at the Bar Mitzvah of our son ___________ …

(3) We invite you to join us in celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of our daughter ___________ …

(4) We cordially invite you to join us in celebrating the Bar Mitvah of our son ____________ …

(5) Please join us as we celebrate the Bat Mitzvah of our dear daughter ____________ …

(6) With gratitude to Hashem (G-d) we invite you to share in the celebration of the Bar Mitvah our son ___________ …

(7) It is our pleasure to invite you to join in our simcha as our daughter __________ is called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah…

(8) We would be honored to have you join us when our son ___________ is called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah…

(9) We would be delighted to have you join us at the Bat Mitzvah celebration of our daughter ___________ …

(10) We invite you to share in our joy as our son __________ reads from the Torah for the first time as a Bar Mitzvah…

*Copy to follow: Name, date, time, location, signature and footnote.
**Please keep in mind that the above ideas can be used in a variety of ways.

RECEPTION CARD:

A.

The celebration continues…

Chadwick Country Club
687 Cronwell Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

B.

Let’s celebrate…

Chadwick Country Club
687 Cronwell Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

C.

Reception to follow
Chadwick Country Club
687 Cronwell Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

D.

Reception immediately following
Chadwick Country Club
687 Cronwell Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

E.

Dinner reception to follow
at seven o’clock in the evening
Chadwick Country Club
687 Cronwell Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

F.

Reception
immediately following the ceremony
Chadwick Country Club
687 Cronwell Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

RESPONSE CARD:

1.TOP LINE OF CARD:

A. Please favor us with a reply by (DATE 4 WEEKS BEFORE EVENT)
B. Please reply by (DATE 4 WEEKS BEFORE EVENT)
C. Please respond by (DATE 4 WEEKS BEFORE EVENT)
D. The favor of a reply is requested by (DATE 4 WEEKS BEFORE EVENT)
E. Please favor us with a prompt reply (NO DATE)
F. Please favor us with an early reply (NO DATE)
G. The favor of an early (prompt) reply is requested.

2. MIDDLE PART OF CARD:

A.

M____________________________________________________

will__________attend

B.

Name____________________________________________________

X will attend
X will not attend

C.

Or you can leave the bottom half of the card blank without lines (as shown above in samples B. and C.).


RESPONSE CARD WITH OPTIONS:

The favor of a reply is requested by the first of June

M______________________

_____will attend
_____will not attend

_____ will require round trip bus transportation

The favor of a reply is requested by the first of June

M______________________

______will attend the Kiddush
______will attend the Friday Night Dinner
______will attend the Evening Celebration

_____will not attend

INFORMAL NOTES:

A.
Jacob Berger

B.
Jacob Elliot Berger

C.

Jacob Elliot

D.

Jacob

E. (monogram)

JEB


DIRECTION CARD:

Directions:

The Onteora Mountain House
845.657.6233

Driving Time from New York City is 2 1/2 hours.

Southern New York to The Onteora Mountain House
• New York State Thruway (I-87 N) to Exit 19 (Kingston) toward RT-28/Kingston/Rhinecliff Br.
• Enter the rotary and take a right towards Route 28 West – Pine Hill.
• Continue 15 miles to the town of Boiceville.
• Pass the Onteora High School complex and turn right at the first road, Piney Point Rd.
• Proceed up the mountain for a mile.
• Just as the road starts to level off you will see a large wooden gate on the right, and a sign: “Onteora, The Mountain House.”
• Turn right at the sign and proceed up the driveway to parking on the right.

Southern New York to Holiday Inn- Kingston
• New York State Thruway (I-87 N) to Exit 19 (Kingston) toward RT-28/Kingston/Rhinecliff Br.
• Take 1st right onto Washington Ave.
• Hotel will be on the right

Southern New York to Emerson Resort & Spa
• New York State Thruway (I-87 N) to Exit 19 (Kingston) toward RT-28/Kingston/Rhinecliff Br.
• Enter the rotary and take a right towards Route 28 West – Pine Hill.
• Pass The Emerson Country Store and World’s Largest Kaleidoscope on your right.
• Proceed 20 yards further west on Route 28 until you see the Main Entrance sign and turn right.


ACCOMMODATIONS CARD:

Hotel accommodations…

For your convenience, guest rooms have been reserved at the following hotels. When making your reservation, please request the Stein Bar Mitzvah group rate. This special rate will only be available until April 15th.

The Essex House
888.645.5697
www.jumeirahessexhouse.com

The New York Athletic Club
212.247.5100
www.nyac.org


VALET PARKING CARD:

Valet parking at the Tribeca Rooftop will be provided by your host.

For directions to Tribeca Rooftop, please visit their website at: www.tribec.com

SHUTTLE CARD:

Due to limited parking at the Onteora Mountain House, please consider using the shuttle bus service we are providing to the synagogue from both the Emerson and Holiday Inn. Please indicate on the response card if you will require shuttle bus transportation to the Bar Mitzvah.

PARKING CARD:

Parking…

Small parking garages may be found as close as 72nd and 73rd off of
Fifth Avenue but we suggest using the Metropolitan Museum’s garage at
80th Street and Fifth Avenue. It is large enough so that you will always
find a space and it is open 24 hours.

WEB ADDRESS CARD:

For additional information about my Bar Mitzvah, please visit my website at www.andrewsbarmitzvah.com.

BUS CARD:

Bus transportation to Tavern on the Green for Andrew’s friends will be provided by your host. Buses will depart promptly from the Hunter Middle School at 4:15 PM and return at 10:30 PM.