Save the date for Sami's Bat Mitzvah September 14, 2019


Thank you so much for visiting Sami's Bat Mitzvah website! We are so excited to celebrate her special day with our family and friends. This website contains Bat Mitzvah weekend details, travel information, and much more - check back for updates!

For guests who are not as familiar with the symbolism and traditions of a Bat Mitzvah, here are some guides to help you prepare to celebrate with us:

Bat Mitzvah Events

Guests are invited to attend both Friday night and Saturday morning services. Sami will be called to the Torah on Saturday morning. 
Friday Night Service                                                                                          
September 13, 2019
Starts at 7:00 pm
Congregation Gates of Heaven
852 Ashmore Avenue
Schenectady, New York 12309

Saturday Morning Torah Service
September 14, 2019
Starts at 10:30 am
Congregation Gates of Heaven
852 Ashmore Avenue
Schenectady, New York 12309

Bat Mitzvah Party 
September 14, 2019
Starts at 1:30 pm 
Desmond Hotel
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, New York 12211

Travel & Accommodations

We have arranged for a special room rate of $129/night at the Desmond Hotel for those guests traveling from out of town.  This special rate is valid for the nights of September 13th and September 14th 2019 and is available for booking until August 23rd, 2019.

To book a room at this rate, you can visit click on this link or call the Desmond directly at +1 518-869-8100.  When booking on the phone, please make sure reference the code "SBM" or "Sami's Bat Mitzvah" to get the special rate.

The Desmond Hotel is conveniently located near the Albany International Airport and has a shuttle service between the airport and the hotel.