Registration will connect you to the
Jewish community, but the benefits really begin once you begin
to experience Shabbat. For newcomers, heres what you
Warm friendly faces to greet you when you are away from home,
a nice Kosher meal, and a sense of belonging and family. You
will make new friends as you expand your social circle. You
will become part of what's happening in the Jewish community
in which you find yourself.
The joyful mitzvah of opening up your home to fellow Jews
on Shabbos, making new friends, and making your Shabbat a
memorable and special occasion are just a few of the benefits
of hosting guests at your table. You can also receive a tax
deduction for your time and meals.
Both guest and hosts:
You will share in the mitzvah of tzedakah. A registration
fee of $5 for annual membership provides you with the opportunity
to give a little something to the community. Oneg-Shabbat.org
keeps none of this money whatsoever, and does not profit financially
from your generosity. We are a volunteer organization committed
to connecting Jews to their heritage and each other.