Temple Funds

The perfect way to honor the memory, passing, birth, bar/bat mitzvah, birthday, achievement or celebration of a friend or loved one. Make a donation to one of Temple Beth David’s designated funds.


Rabbi Klafter’s Discretionary Fund — Distributed by Rabbi Klafter for charitable purposes benefiting the temple, communal institutions and individuals

Rabbi Halpern’s Discretionary FundDistributed by Rabbi Halpern for charitable purposes benefiting the temple, communal institutions and individuals

Kol Nidre Appeal — Used for the benefit of the temple

Prayer Book FundUsed to purchase new prayer books for use in the Sanctuary & Religious School

Sunshine Fund — Used to purchase food for a Shiva home

Sy Siegel Fund — Provides scholarships for URJ summer camps & programs to Israel

Larry Marcus Memorial FundUsed for musical programs

Norm Neiderman FundProvides scholarships for URJ summer camps

Michelle Julien Caring FundSpecial programs, books, speakers relating to grieving and spirituality used to assist families faced with catastrophic illness

Barbara & Susan Stearns Garden FundUsed for upkeep & special plantings in memorial garden

Sisterhood Camp Fund — Used to assist families in sending their children to Jewish summer camps

Youth Group FundUsed for programs, speakers and trips for our Youth Groups

Choir FundUsed for musical programs, robes and materials

Capital Improvement FundUsed for major improvements & renovations of the building

Isaiah 58 Social Action FundUsed to support social action programs throughout the year

Mitzvah Day FundUsed to support Mitzvah Day

Jeffrey Silver Memorial FundUsed for our professional High Holy Day Choir

Special Arrangements FundUsed to help congregants in need to pay temple obligations

Helene Rogove Israel Incentive Award — Provides funds for URJ Israel programs for temple high school students

Museum & Exhibits FundUsed for securing exhibits & art programs for display in the temple

Building Expansion FundUsed towards the expansion of our existing building

Security Fund — Used towards upgraded security protection for our Congregation and Temple

Religious School FundUsed to purchase equipment, teaching tools & special training for teachers

Religious Special Education FundProvides for special education needs for religious school students

Oneg FundUsed to celebrate simchas at our Oneg Shabbat

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