About the Temple’s Funds

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ARZA – Supports the Association of Reform Zionists of America ($50 annual membership or specify donation amount).

Bereavement Fund – Supports Temple’s Meal of Comfort, served post-funeral.

Bimah Floral Sponsorship – Provides Shabbat and special floral arrangements for the sanctuary ($150 minimum donation).

Byer Jewish Enrichment – Supports Temple Jewish enrichment programs.

Cantor’s Music Fund – For music and music-related programs as designated by the Cantor.

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Early Childhood Center Fund – Supports additional needs of the Temple Emanuel Early Childhood Center.

General Operating Fund – Supports ongoing Temple operations.

Global Mitzvah Project – To support the international charitable projects of our Global Mitzvah Project.

Henry Bluestone Cultural Arts Fund – Supports special Temple cultural programs.

Irma Marks Youth Group Activity Fund – Supports Temple youth group programs.

Jacob Bello Rabbinic Humanities Fund – To enhance the quality of speakers and diverse Judaic programs.

Leonore Cohen Religious School Fund – Supports educational programming.

Library Fund – For purchase of books and other library improvements.

Marion Glass Capital Fund – Maintenance, repair, and improvement of the Temple Emanuel building.

Mark Mann Pavilion/Landscaping/Playground Fund – Funds are used to enhance and maintain the pavilion, Temple grounds, landscaping and the playground.

Michael Flax/Leon Adler Mitzvah Fund – To provide immediate help to any Temple member in need.

Miriam’s Cup – Supports special activities of the Temple’s Rosh Hodesh group.

Nanette Dembitz Berman Judaism and Social Issues Fund – Supports special social issues programming.

One Shabbat Sponsorships – Provides for the reception following Shabbat services.

Paul Schnitzer Ethics Fund – Supports special Temple programs relating to Judaism and ethics.

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund – For Temple and community programs and causes deemed deserving by the Rabbi.

Sanctuary Enhancement Fund – Provides money for maintenance of and special items for the sanctuary.

Sid Berger Israel Fund – Supports grants for youth travel to Israel.

Torah Fund – For maintenance of Torahs.

Warren G. Stone Rabbinic Endowment – Ensures our community will last for generations to come.

Yahrzeit Remembrances – To commemorate loved ones on the anniversary of their passing.

Zhava Friedman Torah Study Fund – Supports programs and projects of Temple’s Torah Study Group.