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Kiddush Sponsorship

The Yavneh Minyan is proud to serve both Kiddush and Seudah Shelishit every Shabbat. Please help us to defray the costs by offering to sponsor Kiddush and/or Seudah Shelishit.

To arrange to sponsor a Kiddush or a Seudah Shelishit, please contact Miriam Benzaquen.

Kiddush Sponsorship Rates and Policies

  • The Member rate for the sponsorship of a Basic Shabbat Kiddush is $180.
  • There is an additional $180 charge for non-Members. This $180 non-Member charge may be credited towards Membership dues if the sponsor joins the Minyan within 6 months of the kiddush.
  • Basic Kiddush consists of: cake, soda, snacks and paper goods. Please see below for additional options that may be added to the Kiddush at extra cost.
  • Sponsorship rates are subject to change.

Sharing Dates

  • If a Kiddush has more than one sponsor, the basic Kiddush cost will be $150 per sponsor.
  • Sponsors share the cost of any additional options ordered. (In the event of a significant disparity in the options desired by each sponsor, the Minyan reserves the right to ask each sponsor to pay the full price of the options requested by that sponsor.)
  • Please note that we can not guarantee a solo sponsorship date.

Extra Options

Additional Kiddush Options:
(prices subject to change)
Potato or Noodle Kugel: $50 per tray
Broccoli or Apple Kugel: $65 per tray
Shalom Bayis Kugel (1 layer each potato kugel, kishka, and noodle kugel): $70 per tray
Meat Cholent: $100 per tray
Gefilte Fish: $35 per loaf
Vegetable Sushi Platter (80 pieces): $65
Hummus/Salad/Crackers: $36
Herring: $30
Fruit Platter: $80
Vegetable Platters and/or Assorted Salads: please ask about pricing and availability

Seudah Shelishit Sponsorship

  • The sponsorship rate for Seudah Shelishit is $72 (for Members and non-Members).
  • Multiple sponsors are allowed for Seudah Shelishit, with each sponsor paying $72.
  • Seudah Shelishit is held regularly between Mincha and Ma’ariv on Shabbat day. Generally a Shiur or Devar Torah is given during Seudah Shelishit.
  • Seudah Shelishit usually consists of challah rolls, tuna, and cake.
  • Kiddush sponsors who wish to sponsor seudah shelishit on the same Shabbat as their sponsored kiddush may do so for a reduced rate of $225 for the basic kiddush and seudah shelishit combination. Additional fees for extra kiddush options and for non-members will still apply.

Kiddush/Seudah Shelishit Combination

  • Kiddush sponsors who wish to sponsor seudah shelishit on the same Shabbat as their sponsored kiddush may do so for a reduced rate of $225 for the basic kiddush and seudah shelishit combination. Additional fees for extra kiddush options and for non-members will still apply.

Other  Sponsorship

Coffee Time - Sponsorship of the Shabbat Morning coffee and tea setup may be sponsored, and recognized in the newsletter, for a $36 donation.


Friday Night Oneg - Sponsorships are available for the Friday night Oneg/Social Hour programs, for a $36 donation.


Rabbi's Shiur -  Rabbi Sokol's after-Kiddush shiur is now available for sponsorship. The donation requested to sponsor a week's shiur is $36.


Newsletter - A week's sponsorship donation is $18. Please submit your sponsorship requests to newsletter@yavnehminyan.org by Wednesday afternoon at 4pm.


Eitz Chaim - Entries may be made on the Eitz Chaim plaque, which is hung at near the Minyan entrance. "Leaves" are $150 each.

Reservations and Payment

To arrange to sponsor a Kiddush or a Seudah Shelishit, please contact Miriam Benzaquen.

Please make checks payable to the Yavneh Minyan and mail to the mailing address listed on the home page. Or go to the donate page to pay via paypal.

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