The first step in connecting is to register. All information provided will not be sold or given to any other organization. Each guest or host and the information they provide including credible references will be checked out and confirmed. has a responsibility to accept only quality individuals.

The second step in connecting is to login using the login name and password we sent you in your confirmation e-mail. Go to and login! You will have access to all of our features including the ability to edit your profile, search for guests, search for hosts, and contact other members.

To search for guests or hosts is easy. Simply enter either the zip code, the city name, or the name of the county of where you will be for Shabbat and hit the search button for results! An added feature is available for those staying in Manhattan and would like to specify which neighborhood in Manhattan they are or will be in.

When viewing search results, you will see how the members have described themselves, in their own words....

Hosts will have described their hosting environments, i.e.: urban, suburban, and given a brief family description and other valuable information such as which meals they can offer, and generally how many guests they have, so you can determine which host is right for you.

Guests will have given such information as age, occupation, and a personal description. Future features will include guest usage stats such as the date of the last Oneg Shabbat they attended and how many Shabbat dinners they have been to thus far.

When making contact, simply introduce yourself and relay the dates that you are interested in for a Shabbat meal, and wait for a reply in your e-mail inbox! It's THAT EASY! So hurry up and get connected for the next Shabbat!