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Shabbat, Kiddush, Simcha, Endowments

The following endowments are announced in the weekly bulletin:

  • •Please note that ‘yahrzeit’ is not an announcement category.
  • Fill in the dedication information for the announcement.
  • Note the minimum donation amounts for each category for inclusion in the announcements.


To be included in the Shabbat announcements:

• Information must be received by the office before 10AM on Wednesday preceding Shabbat.

Shabbat Kiddush Fund - $36 Minimum sponsorship:

  • Entitles the donor to an announcement (in the email / printed / read out from the Bima weekly announcements) on the Shabbos of the simcha / observance (e.g., yahrzeit).
  • One name/yahrzeit.
  • Each additional name is $10.


Shabbat Kiddush Enhancement

  • Orders have to be made at least 10 days in advance:
  • **Cost of food plus minimum sponsorship of $36 or an upcharge of 25%, whichever is greater.
  • Entitles the donor to choose the food they wish to be added to the regular menu (kosher, nut-free, etc. always implied and understood)
  • Ordered through the office for the specified Shabbat.
  • Announcement (in the email / printed / read out from the Bima weekly announcements) on the Shabbos of the simcha / observance (e.g., yahrzeit).


Cholent - $236 *Price subject to change to be ordered through the office. Orders to be
made at least 10 days in advance:


Bakery Orders - Market Price: ** Simcha Cakes, cookies, brownies, etc.
**Special Orders have to be made at least 10 days in advance: To be ordered through the
office. 773-764-8320


Seudat Shilisheet Fund - $54

  • Orders have to be made at least 10 days in advance:
  • Entitles the donor to choose the food they wish to be used from the regular menu (kosher,
  • nut-free, etc. always implied and understood)
  • Ordered through the office for the specified Shabbat
  • Announcement (in the email / printed / read out from the Bima weekly announcements) on
  • the Shabbos of the simcha / observance (e.g., yahrzeit).


Kiddush Host - $350:

  • Entitles the donor to either the standard weekly Kiddush menu (ie. tuna salad, egg salad,
  • etc. and the usual coffee cakes) for the standard expected weekly attendance of 80 – 100
  • people (total both services)
  • An announcement (in the email / printed / read out from the Bima weekly announcements
  • on Shabbos of their simcha / observance, noting that it is at this level – Kiddush Host.
  • Or, the donor would have the right to take over the Kiddush, bring in a caterer and/or other
  • food (kosher, nut-free, etc. always implied and understood), use of the kitchen, decorate
  • the auditorium to meet the needs of the occasion and the number of additional guests the
  • Host invites.

Other Endowment Opportunities:

  • Chesed Fund: $36
  • Childcare Fund - $36 to support the Shabbat childcare services
  • Security Fund - $36
  • Dr. Hyman Molotsky Education Fund - $50
  • Rabbi Benzion Kaganoff Library Collection - $72

An announcement (in the email / printed / read out from the bima weekly announcements)

on the Shabbos of the simcha / observance (e.g., yahrzeit) will be made for all of the above.


Note: Catering & Food:

  • All food brought into the Congregation must be prepared under a Certified Kosher Rabbinic entity which the Congregation recognizes.
  • All food must be Nut-Free and prepared in a Nut-Free factory/caterer/bakery.
  • All such food and or caterer, must be approved by the Congregation prior to its ordering to be safe.
  • Please call the Office 773-764-8320 to confirm all orders or if you have any questions.

Call us to choose from the following....
􀂅 Kiddush Host
􀂅 Shabbat Kiddush fund
􀂅 Shabbat Kiddush Enhancement
􀂅 Cholent
􀂅 Simcha cake 􀂅 Single layer 􀂅Double layer
**Special Orders have to be made at least 10 days in advance:
Market price; **Cost of food plus minimum sponsorship of $36 or an upcharge of 25%,
whichever is greater.
􀂅Chicken Drummets
􀂅Chicken fingers
􀂅Ceaser salad
􀂅Kugels
􀂅Cold salads
􀂅Dips and roasted vegetables
􀂅Other

We welcome the opportunity to answer any questions
and to help you with planning your special request
Our Office Hours are limited.
Feel free to email us with questions or call us and leave us a message

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