Weekend of Celebration 2018

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FULL WEEKEND SCHEDULE | SPONSORSHIPS | PARTICIPANT BIOS

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2018

6pm Erev Shabbat Services – With D’var from Soferet Jen Taylor Friedman

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2018

9:45am Shabbat Services – With D’Var from Rabbi Susan Silverman

12:30pm Kiddush Luncheon

2pm Torah Study-Torah studies with Jen Taylor Friedman and Rabbi Silverman

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2018

9:30am Children’s Concert-Story time and musical performance with Lisa Loeb

10:30am- Torah Dedication-Chaired by Diane Radin and Fai Lee Steinberg

4pm to 5pm -Patron meet and greet with panelists and performers, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served

5pm to 7pm -Evening of Entertainment with panel discussion and Maccabeats performance

7pm to 8pm -After Party for Patron and VIP ticket holders with dessert and cocktails


SPONSORSHIPS

$50,000 EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Title Sponsorship of entire weekend. Exclusive name/logo incorporated into the title of event and included on all promotional material. Plus all benefits of $3600 level.

$36,000 PRODUCER: Title Sponsorship of panel discussion only, name
incorporated into all mentions of panel discussion, includes all
benefits of $3600 level.

$18,000 COMPOSER: Title Sponsorship of the Maccabeats performance only, name
incorporated into all mentions of Maccabeats performance, includes all
benefits of $3600 level.

$10,000 CRAFT SERVICES: Food and drink sponsorship for entire weekend,
including Friday night Shabbat dinner, Saturday Kiddush luncheon, beverages and hors d’oeuvres at Sunday Meet and Greet, and desserts and cocktails at VIP reception. Name/logo incorporated into all food signage, plus benefits of $3600 sponsor level.

$5,000 FEATURED ARTIST: Title sponsorship of Children’s Concert with Lisa Loeb
on Sunday morning, plus benefits of $3600 sponsor level.

$3,600 LEAD SINGER: 10 tickets to Sunday evening events, invitation to
Meet and Greet with celebrities, reserved seating for dedication, invitation to VIP dessert reception, name/logo in Weekend program and on promotional materials when possible.

$1,800 BAND MEMBER: 10 tickets to Sunday evening events, priority seating for dedication, invitation to VIP dessert reception, name/logo in Weekend program and on promotional materials when possible.

PARTICIPANT BIOGRAPHIES

Maccabeats—Originally formed in 2007 as Yeshiva University’s student vocal group, the Maccabeats have recently emerged as both Jewish music and a cappella phenomena,  with a large fanbase, more than 20 million views on YouTube, numerous TV appearances, and proven success with four albums.

Lisa Loeb—The singer/songwriter started her career with the platinum-selling number 1 hit song, “Stay (I Missed You)” from the film Reality Bites. Over the past decade she has written 7 children’s books and albums and co-wrote the music and lyrics for an off-Broadway musical about summer camps based. Ms. Loeb will perform a short set and participate in the panel discussion.

Rabbi Susan Silverman—The sister of comedian Sarah Silverman, Rabbi Silverman now lives in Jerusalem where her work includes advocating for liberal Judaism and promoting adoption. She is on the Board of Directors of Women of the Wall, on the International Council of The New Israel Fund and the Founding Director of Second Nurture: Every Child Deserves a Family – And a Community.

Hadassah Lieberman—Mrs. Lieberman, wife of Sen. Joe Lieberman, has spent three decades advocating for Israel and a variety of Jewish causes. She will discuss the importance of instilling Jewish values in our children, the role of Judaism in her life, and the necessity of active participation in Jewish communal activities. Her father and first husband were both rabbis.

Dana Bash—Ms. Bash is CNN’s chief political correspondent and will moderate the panel discussion. Bash was born to a Reform Jewish family. Her father was the senior broadcast producer for Good Morning America. Her mother is an author and educator in Jewish studies. She speaks about being a Jewish woman in media and politics.

Jen Taylor Friedman—Jen is a self-described, egalitarian, feminist, Jewish scribe and scholar. She is known for having created Tefillin Barbie, and notable for being the first woman in modern times to have written a sefer Torah. We are privileged to have her as the Soferet for the new Torah we will be dedicating this weekend.