Reviews and Testimonials

“The perfect officiant for our wedding.”

Rabbi Sara Shonfeld was the perfect officiant for our wedding. We are Jewish though not super religious and it was the best balance of traditional and personal/non-traditional elements. She spent a LOT of time making our ceremony so beautifully personalized. Many of our guests raved that it was the best ceremony they’ve attended and some even thought Sara was our relative because it was so personal. You can just feel Sara’s warmth and kindness as she speaks. I couldn’t imagine anyone doing as good of a job. Even as the bees swarmed our heads the whole ceremony she kept her composure and executed flawlessly!! Thank you so much Sara for a wonderful Ketubah signing and flawless wedding ceremony that we will cherish along with our family and friends always.


“…a caring, loving and fun officiant!”

Sara was our officiant this May (after being recommended by Rev Deb an officiant/reverand I met at a Wedding Showcase about two years ago). They both have such inviting, loving personalities.

We loved Sara and received such wonderful compliments after our ceremony. We could feel the connection to Sara after our first meeting with her. We knew she would be just right for our ceremony.

We love that she cane early and took pictures firsthand during our first look and photographer’s photos and signing of the license because she posted them right away and that was great!

We had such a wonderful, loving, fun ceremony with Sara and our family. We had a mixed Ceremony – part secular, part religious. I enjoyed our ceremony and added in a Sand Unity part that Sara said the blessing over and it meant so much to us.

We recommend Sara to anyone looking for a caring, loving, and fun officiant!

– Kate

“Sara is a beautiful and bright soul.”

Sara is a beautiful and bright soul. I couldn’t imagine my wedding without her. She was extremely aware of us and our friends and family. We had a spiritual ceremony, Sara expressed our love and specific journey perfectly. My husband and I couldn’t feel more blessed to have her a part of our special day! I highly recommend Sara to everyone! Thank you again!

– Shante

“There are no words…”

There are no words to describe how perfectly Rabbi Sara officiated our daughter’s wedding ceremony last weekend. It was simply beautiful and captured the spirit and the essence of the amazing couple: Jennifer and Clinton. Rabbi Sara spent time with us and worked carefully to personalize the ceremony and made it uniquely special. Nearly every guest commented on how amazing the ceremony was. Rabbi Sara is very special and I am so happy we chose her for this most special day. Thank you Rabbi Sara!

– Lori

“I felt it was an easy process.”

Rabbi Sara was so helpful throughout the process of planning my wedding. She always responded quickly with all my questions and requests. I felt it was an easy process. I had an Interfaith ceremony and it went so smoothly. She worked very well with the priest we had and he said he would work with her again. All my guests commented on the unique ceremony as a lot of them had not seen an Interfaith ceremony, and they were all positive! Would highly recommend using Rabbi Sara!

– Baine

“She was perfect”

Sara officiated our non-religious wedding at a venue and she was perfect. She is very friendly easy going, and nice to work with. She’s a great listener. She responds to emails quickly. She was able to work with our changes and sent us a final draft quickly. She showed up early on wedding day. Straight to the point and had a good voice. Thanks Sara!

– Private User

“We are so happy that she was such a big part of our special day!”

My wife and I were so lucky to find Rabbi Sara! She was recommended to us by our venue (Westbury Manor). She was warm and friendly and helped guide us through the process of creating our wedding ceremony. She made the ceremony very personal, while incorporating the traditional elements that were important to us as a Jewish same-sex couple. So many of our guests commented on how special and moving the ceremony was and what an amazing job Rabbi Sara did. We are so happy that she was such a big part of our special day!

– Courtney

“Friendly, funny, personable and professional”

Sara was an absolutely amazing officiant! She is friendly, funny, personable and professional. Our guests loved her! We had so many couples come up to us to tell us how much they loved how she conducted the ceremony. Her use of humor and her ability to tell a narrative of our love story made our ceremony unforgettable! Any couple would be lucky to have her as their officiant! Thanks again Sara!

– Private User

Sara Shonfeld - Rabbi & Interfaith Officiant, WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award Winner 2017

Sara Shonfeld - Rabbi & Interfaith Officiant



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