Please note: a 2% service charge will be added to all charges
The following funds help to maintain and enrich specific areas and needs within Temple Beth Torah:
LIVESTREAM CAMPAIGN: To purchase and install camera and microphone equipment in the sanctuary so that we can Livestream services from the TBT sanctuary to YOU in your home or travels.
AURA MILICH MEMORIAL FUND FOR LEARNING DISABLED CHILDREN: To benefit and enhance the education of Jewish children at TBT with special needs.
BACKPACK DRIVE: for underprivileged children in our community) Over the past several years we have collected over 1000 donated backpacks filled with school supplies which have been distributed through the Half Hollow School Districts elementary school. We are currently collecting for the 2021-2022 school year.
CHOIR FUND: To enhance the musical performance of our choir through the added use of music, visiting performers, equipment and attire.
COVID -19 FUND PHASE ll: We have partnered with the Gerald Ryan Center on many notable projects, We can Make a difference.
CULTURAL ARTS FUND: To enhance the Jewish Cultural experiences available to and by our congregation.
DAVID JOSHUA BERG NURSERY SCHOOL FUND: To enhance the Nursery School Program.
EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT FUND: To enable the purchase of major equipment to enhance learning as well as provide funding for conclaves, Reform Jewish camps and programming to benefit the Religious School.
EIGHTH STEP FUND: To enable Temple Beth Torah to provide charitable aid to Jewish and secular charities.
ISRAEL EXPERIENCE FUND: To subsidize student educational experiences in Israel for those TBT students who have been confirmed and are participating in summer-long trips or semester trips by a recognized Jewish organization.
Within this fund are two special alternatives:
The Alice Freedman Scholarship Fund.
The Saul T. and Rose P. Slater Scholarship Fund.
KOL NIDRE 2020: Temple dues, fees and tuition cover only part of our expenses, and so it is the fulfillment of the mitzvah of Tzedakah that makes it possible for us to keep TBT a leader in providing religious, culteral, educational and charitable programming and services across the broad spectrum of our community.
PRAYER BOOK FUND: To purchase prayer books for TBT.
RABBI SUSIE HENESON MOSKOWITZ URJ CAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUND: To enable us to help send our TBT kids at URJ Eisner and Crane Lake and Six Points Camps
RITUAL JUDAICA FUND: To purchase and maintain items and programs which the Congregation might need for the celebration of holidays, Shabbat and life cycle events.
TORAH FUND: To purchase and maintain Torah scrolls.
TEMPLE LOVING CARE (TLC) CARING COMMUNITY FUND: To enable us to provide meals for shut-ins and during medical situations.
JEFFREY ZUKERMAN MEMORIAL YOUTH GROUP FUND: To purchase and maintain furniture and equipment and fund programming for the youth programs of TBT.
PRAYER BOOK PURCHASE FUND: To purchase individual prayer books which are individually inscribed and then placed in the sanctuary. This donation is $36.00.
MEMORIAL PLAQUE: A brass plaque in memory of a loved one placed in the Sanctuary on the memorial boards. Member Fee $360. Non-Member Fee $460.
WYANDANCH FUND: To help fund summer programs and provide uniforms and equipment for children in the Wyandanch area.
ANNIVERSARY CAMP FUND: Funds from this account support Temple Beth Torah and honor your wedding anniversary or the anniversary of your loved ones.
YAHRZEIT FUND: To enable the honoring of loved ones upon the anniversary of their passing.
All checks to the before mentioned funds are made directly to Temple Beth Torah.
Please print & fill out a donation form and make a notation of the desired fund on the face of the check.
Congregants often question the best way to honor life cycle events and/or indicate their gratitude toward the Clergy for their participation in those rites of passage.
If you would like to make a donation, please make checks payable directly to the individual fund. Separate checks, please.
RABBI MOSKOWITZ’S DISCRETIONARY FUND
RABBI WIESENBERG’S DISCRETIONARY FUND
CANTOR APPELBAUM’S DISCRETIONARY FUND
RABBI GELLMAN’S DISCRETIONARY FUND
These funds support charitiable projects both within and outside of Temple Beth Torah.
TREE OF LIFE/SANCTUARY SEAT: A donation of $3,600, often made to memorialize a loved one or celebrate a life cycle event, will purchase a seat in the Sanctuary or a leaf on The Tree of Life.
TREE OF LIFE & SANCTUARY SEAT COMBINED: $5400
DONOR WALL LOCATED IN THE TEMPLE LOBBY
“BENEFACTOR” LEVEL $100,000
“PATRON” LEVEL $30,000
“SPONSOR” LEVEL $20,000
“DONOR” LEVEL $10,000
The following funds are devoted to the continuing expansion of Temple Beth Torah:
BRICK ON THE PATH TO OUR FUTURE: A donation of $360 to purchase a brick on the path leading to the Harriet and John L. Wolf Learning Center. Specifics dealing with the wording of the bricks will be explained upon the query. Please call the main office.
MEMORIAL PLAQUE ON THE WALL OF REMEMBERANCE: A donation of $720 to purchase a memorial plaque in the patio area of the Harriet and John L. Wolf Learning Center. Specifics dealing with the wording of the plaques will be explained upon the query. Please call the main office.
For more information, please contact the office at 631-643-1200