Giving Opportunities

Ark Fund
Donations are used to purchase religious articles normally housed in the Ark including shofars, rimonim, breast plates and yads, as well as the services of a scribe for repairs.

Carol Getman Memorial Scholarship Fund
In memory of Carol Getman, past Sisterhood president and Pre- Hebrew teacher. Donations are awarded to high school seniors who have completed the temple’s Confirmation Program and who have remained active in the junior and senior years.

Education Fund
A special fund to enrich our children’s education has been established. All money designated for this fund will go directly towards special expenses associated with enrichment programming for our children.

General Fund
Personal notes are sent to the person or family designated.
Minimum donation is $5.

Inscription in the Book of Remembrance
The Book of Remembrance is in the temple lobby. It is inscribed in calligraphy in honor of a loved one. Donations are chai ($18) for 1/ 3 of a page or $54 for a full page.

Major Projects Fund
Originally established to underwrite the remodeling of our ark and bimah area. Donations are used to continue the purchase of articles for the religious areas of the temple and for other major projects.

Michael H. Berlow Jewish Education Fund
In memory of Michael H. Berlow, cofounder and first president of Temple Shalom Emeth. Funds will be used to establish, maintain, and equip religious school classrooms and to provide partial scholarships to students who wish to visit Israel.

Music Fund
Used to enhance Jewish musical programming and education at the temple. Donations will be used to acquire appropriate material and/or equipment.

Prayer Book Fund
A book plate is inscribed as requested and put in the cover of a prayer book.
Donations are $36 or $54.

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund
Used to benefit individuals or families in the community in need of financial assistance or to make donations to various Jewish and/or local charities.

Religious School Fund
Donations are used to benefit the Religious School and Family Education programs.

Religious School Library Fund
Used to expand the Religious School library.

Ryan Kane Memorial Library Fund
In memory of Ryan Kane who brought so much joy to his family and friends. Funds will be used to establish and maintain a Jewish multi-media lending library for temple families. Additional funds may be used for special needs programming within the Religious School.

Tot Shabbat Fund
Donations are used to help continue the programs for tots and their families to provide them with high quality worship experiences.

Uncle Billy Brown Memorial Building Fund
Donations are to be used specifically for the renovation or expansion needs of the main building. Named in memory of William Brown, a long-standing member who enhanced our congregation in many ways.

Yahrzeit Wall Plaques
The Yahrzeit Wall is located in the sanctuary. Plaques are $300 and are engraved with the English and Hebrew name, and yahrzeit date, of the person being remembered.