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A B’nai Mitzvah pARty In NYC

The Caress family of New York City celebrated the B’nai Mitzvah of their daughter Amanda and their son Ryan on December 5, 2015, at Temple Israel in New York City. There was an evening reception at the Edison Ballroom, an event space, also located in New York City.

They used the first initials of both Amanda and Ryan for their logo. This was one amazing pARty, enjoyed by family and friends.

Pictured L-R: Bat Mitzvah girl Amanda, Dad Jeffrey, Mom Tammy and Bar Mitzvah boy Ryan.

The photographer was H&H Photography and the rest of the vendor information is listed at the bottom of the spotlight.

 

Invitation and Service

Ryan and Amanda’s service was at Temple Israel. They both did a beautiful job chanting their Torah and Haftorah portions.

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Mitzvah Decor and Details

The place cards, signage, posters and sign-in were created by Balloon Artistry.

 

Mitzvah Logo

Top Elements designed many logos which were used for the room decor and favors.

 

 

Music Entertainment & Special Moments

MC Benny and the crew from EK Productions provided non-stop fun and dancing. Ryan and Amanda each had a special entrance. 

 

Mitzvah Entertainment

Candle Lighting and Challah

Balloon Artistry created candle lighting displays for both Ryan and Amanda.

Favors

Mitzvah Project

For their B’nai Mitzvah Project, these siblings raised money and awareness for stomach cancer, specifically for www.DebbiesDream.org, which was started by their Aunt Debbie. They organized multiple promotions and sold lemonade and cookies and sold tickets to a NYC event, Night of Laughter. Mitzvah Market recently profiled their great Mitzvah Project.

 

Mom to Mom Advice from Mom Tammy

“Start going through your pictures for your montage early, The day of bring slippers and make sure to take a family photo at the photo booth. Start your speeches early. Make a timeline of the night and stick to it! I hired a ‘day of’ person and I highly recommend that if you are not working with a party planner.”

Vendor Directory

The following vendors helped to make Amanda and Ryan’s B’nai Mitzvah special. If you give any of them a call, let them know you read about their services on MitzvahMarket.com.

Venue: Edison Ballroom, 212-201-7650
Day of Event Person: Laura Goldstein
Cocktail Party Musicians: Metro Electric Trio
Music Entertainment: MC Benny, EK Productions, 718-982-6000
Signage, sign-in board, candle lighting and blow-ups: Balloon Artistry, 845-352-2828
Photographer/Videographer: H &H Photographers, 914-591-4200
Favors/dancer T-shirts: Top Elements, 732-972-8290
Décor and Florist: Atlas Floral Decorators, 212-707-8355
Photo lamp shades: Illuminaria, 978-706-1797
Party entertainment: Oz Pearlman
Magician: Phil the Magic Man, 914-260-5686
Invitation: Reed and Cohen Papers and Events, 212-757-7702
Cake: Cakes N Shapes, 212-629-5512
Linens table clothes: The Finishing Touch, 516-827-7433
Dresses for family members: Party Girl, 201-568-8804
Suits for family members: Lubins of Westchester, 914-713-0300

 

 

 

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