Contributions for May 2017

FUNDS

Contributions to funds shall be considered income to the Temple and shall be used on an as needed or annual basis for the purposes set forth in the creation of the fund. These funds may be considered income for budget purposes.  MAKE A CONTRIBUTION

ADULTS

Angel Fund
Provides funds through the Social Action Committee to help mothers provide basic needs for their children

Peggy & Joe Grifenhagen Older Adult Services Fund
Provides for older adult services
Speedy recovery wishes to:
Bill Grifenhagen
– -Lee & Alan Blumenthal
In memory of:
Joel Goldman
Judy Sutker
– -Lee & Alan Blumenthal

Robyn Farber Leadership Development Fund
Provides for training and motivating future leaders of our Temple

Rabbi Judith Schindler Social Justice & Action Fund
Provides for Social Justice & Action programs
A donation by:
– -Jennifer & Michael Newman
– -Norman Steinberger

In honor of:
Sera Callif’s Lamed Vavnik Award
– -Sue & Mark Hummel
– -Linda & Sam Levy
Herm Ziegler’s 80th birthday
– -Ellice & Don Liss
– -M.E. & Ted Hessberg
In memory of:
Victor Osborne
– -Marsha & Robert Stickler

Roz Greenspon & Marty Birnbaum Adult & Family Engagement Fund
To create relationships and engage adults and families through Jewish Living Groups
In memory of:
Susan Breines
– -Marty Birnbaum

Sacred Study Fund
Provides support for Jewish study programs and events for adults

CHILDREN & YOUTH

Cojac-Mintz Summer Camp Fund
Provides scholarship assistance for youth attending Reform Jewish summer camps
In memory of:
Selma Fox
– -Bill Schwartz
Helen Mehlman
– -Linda Schwartz

Estelle Gold Children’s Fund
Provides for miscellaneous needs of Temple youth programs

Scott Katowitz Youth Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships for NFTY activities and URJ camps
In memory of:
Norman Nore
– -Linda Nore

Steven Gainsboro Teen Educator Fund
Provides support to teens that educate and mentor younger students through the Religious School Madrichim Program, the B’nei Mitzvah Peer Tutoring program and other involvement where teens supervise, teach and engage with younger students.

Youth Engagement Fund
Provides for youth programs, activities and events
In memory of:
Linda Garfinkle
– -Phil Garfinkle
Tamar Bensimon
– -Frances Ohayon

YOUNG FAMILIES & YOUNG ADULTS

Roz Greenspon & Marty Birnbaum Young Families & Young Adults Fund
Provides funds for programs for Young Families & Young Adults

EDUCATION

Arthur Tirsun Education Shabbat & Religious School Fund
Provides for the Annual Education Shabbat and other Religious School programs

Confirmation Class Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships for the Confirmation Class trips and programming

Interfaith & Outreach Fund
Provides for programs for interfaith families and education for individuals on the path to conversion
In memory of:
Eleanor Emery
– -Marla & Brian Emery
Harry Karton
– -Barbara Phillips

Judy Perlin Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to Religious School; administered by the Sisterhood

Teddi Segal Jewish Identity Education Fund
Provides funding for the Jewish education Component of our Jewish Living Groups – groups that are formed around a common affinity, special interest or demographic likenesses to bring congregants together.

RELIGIOUS & RITUAL

Alan Shuart Sound Fund
Provides for upgrades to the sanctuary sound system for worship and events

Locke Family Conversion Fund
Provides funding for Temple Beth El programs and services for non Jews wishing to become Jewish

Norman Steinberger Yizkor Fund
Provides for the publication of Yizkor memorial books and maintenance of the Memorial Boards
In memory of:
Rosalie Edwards
– -Jeffrey Edwards
Shelley Mott
– -Leigh Jacobson

Pepper Music Fund
Provides for Temple music programs and the Temple Beth El Choir

Resnik-Gold Prayerbook Fund
Provides for the purchase of prayerbooks for Temple Beth El

Ritual Fund
Provides for the purchase and maintenance of ritual objects
In appreciation of:
Chevra Kadisha
– -Gail Green

Robert and Audrey Ezarsky Fund
Provides for worship and other services provided to Temple Beth El members
In memory of:
Robert Ezarsky
– -Barry Ezarsky

Solomon Schwartz Torah Fund
Provides for repair of Temple Torahs

Susan Kramer Healing Fund
Provides materials for healing and spirituality

 

 

 

 

GENERAL

Building Fund
Provides for general building improvements
In memory of:
Victor Osborne
– -Lee & Alan Blumenthal

Dzidra Hombs Beautification Fund
Provides funds for beautification of the gardens at Temple Beth El
In honor of:
Bob Lidz’ 90th birthday
– -M.E. & Ted Hessberg

General Fund
Provides funds to supplement Temple operating expenses
A donation by:
– -Selina & Mark Brooks
– -Kwame Boyd

In honor of:
The birth of Jason & Rebecca Dranove’s daughter
The birth of Judy & Steve Kaufmann’s granddaughter
– -Paula & Doug Gentile
Betsy Garfinkle’s 75th birthday
– -Roberta & Edward Bograd
In memory of:
Joseph & Rose Mann
– -Robbie McGinley
Jenny Mendelson
Rosalind Mendelson
– -Barbara Guller
Judy Sutker
– -Amy & Phillip Blumenthal
– -Anne Nash
– -Barbara Zelickson

Mary Keiper
– -Barbara Zelickson
Helen & Saul Sherman
Bernard Manton
Edward Green
– -Paula & Doug Gentile
Norman Weinstein
– -Gloria & Alex Weinstein
Lawrence Ross
Samuel Rosenthal
– -Howard Ross
Mike Tunney
– – Karen Knoble & Barry Bobrow
– -Alison & Jack Levinson
Victor Osborne
– -Alison & Jack Levinson
– -Burt Gellman & family
Harry Green
Ethabelle G. Corwin
– -Gail Green
Helen Rish
– -Carlos Rish
Rochelle Grubb
– -Deidre & Clay Grubb
William Kosowitz
– -Steven Kosowitz
Ruth Slesinger
– -Katherine Paul
– -Betty Levin
Neal Callif
– -Roberta & Edward Bograd
Herbert Signer
– -Marjory Schwartz
Nathaniel Sherbet
– -Barry, Danielle & Emma Miller
Anna Marie Felder
Harriet Greenberg
– -Donna Foster

Temple Beth El Art Fund
Provides funds for the purchase of art for the Temple
In memory of:
Victor Osborne
Bernard Manton
– -Marcy & Fred Dumas

PROGRAM SUPPORT

Birkat Shalom
Provides direct donations to our sister congregation Birkat Shalom in Israel

Elizabeth Goodman Klein

High Holy Day
Provides for High Holy Day needs

Keshet
Provides for GLBT programs and activities

S.P.I.C.E.
Provides funds for SPICE programs and events
In honor of:
Susan Weiss’ birthday
– -Ellice & Don Liss
Marshall Lindner’s 80th birthday
– -Sue & Mark Hummel
– -Ellice & Don Liss
– -Frances & Ron Liss
– -M.E. & Ted Hessberg
Louise Frumkin
– -Faylinda & Marshall Lindner
In memory of:
Abe & Selma Casel
– -Caren Carr
Bernard Manton
Victor Osborne
– -Anne & Bob Yudell
Neal Callif
– -Faylinda & Marshall Lindner


Tot Shabbat
Provides funds for programs for young children

GOOD WORKS FUNDS

The rabbis and cantors act as agents of the synagogue in disbursing funds from their discretionary funds
Clergy Discretionary Fund
Provides scholarship, Tzedakah contributions, direct assistance, books, materials and Temple programs
A donation by:
– -Helene & Eric Begun
– -Barbara & James Stoner
In appreciation of:
Cantor Mary Thomas
Rabbi Asher Knight
Rabbi Dusty Klass
– -Shelley Pawlyk
In honor of:
Bob Lidz’ 90th birthday
Marshall Lindner’s 80th birthday
– -Joan Kirschner & Richard Simmons
– -Mary & Bob Rothkopf
Sera Callif’s Lamed Vavnik Award
– -Mary & Bob Rothkopf
Ezra Thomas-Moore’s 4th birthday
– -Kristrina Sebez & Sepher Harouni
Allen Margolies 75th birthday
– -Joyce & Michael Proscia
Naming of Jordan Skye Greenhill
– -Susan Rittenberg
In memory of:

Richard Cooper
– -Denise & Bob Cooper
Shirley Callif
Neal Callif
– -Mary & Bob Rothkopf
– -Shelley & Larry Leibman
Gustave Dubbs
– -Barbara & Herm Ziegler
Irma Di Nicola
– -Beth & Winston Di Nicola
Ansel Meyer Morganstein
– -Shelley & Larry Leibman
– -Louise & Stanley Rose
Melvyn Festinger
Louise Margaret Laterveer
– -Lynda  & Jim White
Gussie Kossak
– -Marsha & Robert Stickler
Victor Osborne
– -Stephanie Haynes
– -Betty Levin
Ruth Slesinger
– -Betty Levin
– -Cathy, Joel & Meg Slesinger
Edward Green
– -Gail Green
– -Lynda & Jim White
Jacob Lampert
– -Marsha Lampert
Celia & Leo Goldfarb
– -Marty Goldfarb
William Cohen
Rebecca Levine
– -Gail Cohen
Tamar Bensimon
– -Nathalie & Ira Malter

The Executive Director acts as an agent of the synagogue in disbursing funds from this discretionary funds for unanticipated Temple needs.
Executive Director’s Discretionary Fund
Provides for unanticipated Temple needs
In appreciation of:
Laura Bernstein
– -Shelley Pawlyk

PASS THROUGH FUNDS

Contributions to Crisis Assistance Ministry Fund and Mazon are sent directly to these agencies on behalf of Temple Beth El
Crisis Assistance Ministries Fund
Provides direct donation to Crisis Assistance Ministry

Mazon: A Jewish Response To Hunger
Provides direct donations to Mazon by Temple Beth El
In honor of:
Bob Lidz’ 90th birthday
– -Barbara & Herm Ziegler

ENDOWMENTS – Building For Our Future

The income generated from the Endowments shall be considered as income of the Temple and shall be spent or accumulated as determined by the Temple’s Endowment Committee

GENERAL ENDOWMENTS
From Strength to Strength
A donation by:
– -Lee & Jeff Bierer

Anita & Herman Blumenthal Endowment
Provides funds to support the mission of Temple Beth El

Temple Beth El Principal Endowment
Provides money for ongoing financial security of Temple Beth El
In memory of:
Alfred Multer
– -Elsa & Martin Multer

Bernstein Continuity Endowment
Provides funds to support the mission of Temple Beth El

Fay & Dan Green
Provides support to the mission of Temple Beth El

Leon Levine Foundation/Leon & Sandra Levine Endowment
Provides funds to support the mission of Temple Beth El

Sam & Emily Zimmern Endowment
Provides funds to support the mission of Temple Beth El

Sam & Reanea Siegel Endowment
Provides funds for general purpose use

RESTRICTED ENDOWMENTS
Brotherhood Endowment
Provides funding for Temple Beth El programs
In memory of:
Mike Tunney
– -Merle & Alan Gottheim

David Cohen Family Social Justice & Action Endowment
Provides funding to support and implement social justice and action programs

David Silverman Youth Activities Endowment
Provides for youth programming
In memory of:
David Silverman
Bernard Manton
Judy Sutker
Victor Osborne
– -Mattye & Marc Silverman

Donna S. & Norman Levin and Ross Levin Family Endowment for Education
Provides for educational programs
In memory of:
Louis Garson
Buddy Roberts
Judy Sutker
Bernard Manton
– -Norman Levin

Family Experience Endowment
Provides financial support to family experiential retreats, programs & events

Fred & Vi Winton High Holy Day Music Endowment
Provides music for the High Holy Days

Jennifer Andrea Hunt Special Needs Fund
Provides funds to Temple Beth El, which will be used to provide support for those students with special needs and priority given to those going through the B’nei Mitzvah program
In honor of:
Janet Hunt’s 60th birthday
– -Susan Wade

Joe & Carol Voynow Building Maintenance Endowment

Provides for capital improvements to the building

Lash Family Teen Travel Endowment
Provides annual support to assist TBE teens with travel expenses to participate in Jewish experiences
In memory of:
Edward Green
– -David & Sara Lash
– -Barbara Lash Bond
– -Carole Lash
Shirley Callif
Neal Callif
– -Carole Lash

Madrichim Endowment
Provides general financial support of Temple Beth El’s Madrichim program

Marian Segal Bennett Musical Arts Endowment
Provides for special programs of Jewish Music

Michelle Miller Jewish Commitment Endowment
Provides the Michelle Miller Award for Jewish Commitment of a Confirmation Student
In honor of:
Joy Miller’s birthday
– -Lee & Jeff Bierer
– -Gene Ruth & Milt Poler
– -Lynn & Richard Jacobson


S.A. Schloss Special Book Endowment
Provides Torah commentaries for the Sanctuary

Sadie W. Levin Scholar-in-Residence Endowment
Provides for Scholar-in-Residence speakers and adult education

Sisterhood Children’s Endowment
Funds generated from this endowment fund will be used to aid and provide scholarship for temple-sponsored children’s programs
In honor of:
Sera Callif’s Lamed Vavnik Award
– -Ellice & Don Liss

Sonny Melasky Nursery Endowment
Provides babysitting service and nursery improvements

Ted & M.E. Hessberg Endowment for Community Outreach Programs
Provides funds to support temple programs
In memory of:
Ansel Meyer Morganstein
– -Janis & Richard Silverman