rabbis use these funds for a variety of causes, including, but not limited to
helping the needy, supporting worthy causes, organizations and individuals and
supporting our community.
For the general benefit of the temple. Funds programs or equipment purchases through
the operating budget that are not specified by any other fund.
Funds That Foster Learning
for special Religious School programs.
Provides need based tuition assistance for Religious School Students.
special Nursery School programs.
Provides need based tuition assistance for Nursery School Students.
FUND (Family Education)
the growth and enrichment of Family Life programming.
fund supports the educational programs, lectures and teachers for the adult learners
in our congregation.
& BOB GILLETTE
JUDAIC ENRICHMENT FUND
scholarships for our youth to engage in Jewish experiences outside of our congregation.
AND DAVID LESTER
KESHER FUND FOR
ADULTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
fund supports ongoing efforts to enhance our Kesher
Program, which for the past decade has provided an array of Jewish programming
for adults with mental retardation and other special needs.
CHARLES FRIED KESHET FUND
| Subsidizes initiatives
for students, in our Religious and Nursery School, with special needs.
additional resources to purchase books and equipment for the library.
scholarships for nursery school families based on need.
deserving students who attend institutes, conventions and regional conferences
of the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY), Reform Judaism's youth
scholarships to medical students from our congregation.
Funds That Help The Needy and Change The World
ARNOLD I. SHER
SOCIAL ACTION FUND
the general community, the hungry and homeless. Provides the food that our congregants
cook and serve at St. John's and Operation Hope.
congregation supports MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, which provides grants
to organizations, soup kitchens, and food pantries to help feed the hungry throughout
the world. We recommend donating 3% of the cost of your festive meal to share
your joy with the hungry.
Funds That Nurture Our Spirit
LIVING TORAH FUND
fund provides for the maintenance and upkeep of our Torah scrolls and decoration.
for musical programming for the Temple.
and repairs Shabbat and High Holy Day prayer books.
(Minimum of $25.00 for placement
of book plate in prayer book.)
the Temple through floral displays.
fund is used beautify our cemeteries in Fairfield and Monroe.
fund supports the Temple.