About Our Funds
Making a donation to Temple Beth Israel supports the ongoing work of our committees and programs and is a wonderful way to honor a loved one’s memory or acknowledge a special occasion.
To make a tax-deductable donation, complete the donation form and mail or bring it to the office. You can also donate online through PayPal. At this time, only voluntary donations are accepted through our website. Other payments, such as dues and religious school fees, must be paid by check. For larger donations, please contact the office at 516-767-1708, ext. 9, or stop by the office.
General Fund Funds are used for ongoing activities at the synagogue’s discretion.
Rabbi Mishkin’s Discretionary Fund
Hazzan Blum’s Discretionary Fund
Kiddush Luncheon Sponsorships and Donations
Sponsor a luncheon in honor of a special birthday or anniversary, for a loved one’s yahrzeit, reading the Haftarah, layning Torah, and giving the D’var Torah.
Kiddush Luncheon Sponsorship Minimum $360
Kiddush Luncheon Fund Donations of any amount for Shabbat or holiday Kiddush luncheons
Building Fund Supports capital improvements needed for the synagogue.
Education Fund Supports programming for the Religious School.
Library Fund Funds guest speakers, other programming and book purchases.
Nursery School Fund Funds are used for classroom enhancements and programming.
Mahzor Fund Dedicate a High Holiday prayer book in memory of a loved one or in honor of a simcha. A bookplate commemorating your generosity will be inserted in each book.
Mahzor Lev Shalem $54
Mahzor Lev Shalem (large type edition) $72
Cultural Arts Fund Provides general funding for cultural arts programming.
Youth Group Fund Funds are used for activities and scholarships for synagogue youth.
BE A MENSCH (BAM) FUNDS
Mostly Mitzvahs Fund
Tikkun Olam Alliance of the North Shore (TANS)
Building Beautification Fund Donations are used for special projects enhancing the beauty of the synagogue and/or improvements to the interior of the building.
Flower Fund Provides flowers for the sanctuary.
School Equipment Fund Funds are used to purchase equipment for the Religious School.
Torah Repair Fund Donations are used to maintain the synagogue’s torahs.
Women’s League Torah Fund Funds are donated to WLTF to support JTS and Conservative Judaism.
JNF Tree Fund Plant a tree in Israel in memory of a loved one or in honor of a simcha. A certificate will be sent to honoree or mourner and Israel will be reforested.