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Sponsor an Oneg or Luncheon

Looking for a way to celebrate or honor a special occasion while supporting Judea Reform? You can sponsor a Friday evening oneg or a Saturday Shabbat Luncheon!

Sponsor a Friday Evening OnegSponsorship Cake

Oneg Shabbat (Hebrew for the “Joy of Sabbath”) is an informal gathering of Jews in a synagogue or private home to express outwardly the happiness of Shabbat.

Onegs at Judea Reform are opportunities for our community to come together and enjoy the sweetness of Shabbat with conversation and refreshments every Friday after services.

Oneg Sponsorship Packages

All packages are in addition to our standard weekly oneg.

The Mitzvah $100

  • A delicious half-sheet cake with your choice of icing and inscription or a half-sheet of banana pudding with vanilla wafer cookies
  • Seasonal fruit
  • Tent cards acknowledging your generous contribution

The Mensch $200

All items in The Mitzvah plus:

  • Cheese tray
  • Veggie platter


The Mazel Tov $300

All items in The Mensch plus:

  • Balloons
  • A personalized, color banner suited to your occasion (requires 2 weeks notice)

Sponsor a Saturday Shabbat Luncheon

In addition to weekly Friday night Shabbat services, Judea Reform offers a monthly Saturday Morning Shabbat Service and Luncheon. Services are warm and welcoming, as they are on Friday nights, and are characterized by plenty of interaction and discussion.

Following services, congregants make their way to the Levin Social Hall for a shared meal provided by JRC, attended by members new and old and often frequented by students from the seventh grade Darchei Mitzvah class.

To mark a special occasion of simcha, individuals or groups can choose to sponsor the luncheon component of this warm and welcoming community program. Your $250 sponsorship goes toward the cost for lunch and helps defray the cost of staff and security. Two sponsorships per date are welcomed.

 To sponsor an upcoming luncheon, contact Saturday Shabbat Program Coordinator Megan Valentine by clicking the button below.

This year's Saturday Shabbat Services & Luncheons (dates in maroon are currently available for sponsorship; two sponsorships per date are welcomed):

  • November 10, 2018: Sponsored by Sharyn & Ken Caudell in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary
  • December 15, 2018: Two sponsors! Sponsored by Glenn Simon in honor of Yvonne's birthday and by Mark Rodin in honor of Karen's birthday
  • January 12, 2019: Sponsored by Jodi & Glenn Preminger in memory of Gloria & Leonard Preminger
  • February 9, 2019
  • March 16, 2019: Sponsored by Leon Laster and Gloria Scheiner
  • April 13, 2019: Sponsored by Tom Wolf & Sue Dennison in celebration of their 5th anniversary of being partners
  • May 11, 2019: Sponsored by Dan & Joyce Romm in honor of their 38th wedding anniversary
  • June 8, 2019: Sponsored by the McKee-Schwenke Family in celebration of Ziggy’s 9th birthday

If you've already confirmed a sponsorship date, you can click here to make your $250 contribution.

Thu, December 13 2018 5 Tevet 5779