November 19, 2019  |  21 Heshvan 5780


Giving Opportunities at Temple Beth Sholom

Tzedakah nourishes the soul and sustains the heart. 

Honor Someone Special...Remember a Loved One...Celebrate a Simcha




Bernice Cohen Early Childhood Center Fund

Donations support Early Childhood Center programs.

Milton Horowitz Religious School Fund

Donations support Religious School programs.

Malka’s Fund for Lifelong Learning

Donations support educational programs for all members of the TBS community.

The Arthur Goldberg Social Action And Cultural Arts Program Fund

The Library Fund



Max Greenfield Bible Fund (minimum $75)

Honor or memorialize someone with an Etz Hayim bible. Dedications are acknowledged with a bookplate on the inside cover of the book.

Mel Hoffman Torah Maintenance Fund

Donations are used to repair and maintain our torahs, their crowns and breastplates.

Harold Kalb Prayer Book Fund (minimum $30)

Honor or memorialize someone with a Sim Shalom prayer book. Dedications are acknowledged with a bookplate on the inside cover of the siddur.


Scholarship Funds


Ted Geffner Education Scholarship Fund

Donations provide tuition assistance for TBS Religious School students.

MBS Scholarship Fund

Donations provide tuition assistance for Machon Beth Sholom students.

Lisa & Jim Schlesinger Camp Ramah Fund

Donations are used for TBS children to attend Camp Ramah.

William Spielman Solomon Schechter Scholarship Fund

Donations provide scholarships for TBS Solomon Schechter students.

Zelman Next Generation Engagement Fund

The Wingate USY Scholarship Fund





Bernice & Albert B. Cohen Endowment Fund

Interest income from donations is used for the ongoing care and maintenance of our synagogue. Donations in any amount are welcome. A minimum donation of $5000 is required for a plaque on the dedication wall in the lobby.

Ruth & Sidney Kahan Chesed Fund

Donations support the work of the Chesed Committee which provides comfort to mourners, and to ill and homebound members.

Paul Shipper Music Fund

Created by the Shipper family in memory of Paul's love for music and the arts. It helps to support the music programing of the temple, including the choirs and concerts.

Rabbi’s Fund

Donations are used for various purposes at the discretion of the Rabbi, in particular, anonymous support for those requiring assistance.

Rabbi Joseph P. Sternstein z”l Memorial Fund

Donations will be used to commission a sculpture in his memory to be dedicated in the garden outside the main lobby.

Rabbi Ario S. Hyams Judaica Museum Fund

General Donation Fund

Tree of Life

Your donation buys a gold leaf ($180 or $360) or stone ($540) on the Tree of Life in the TBS gallery. The inscription honors or memorializes a family member or friend for a special occasion.

Yahrzeit Fund

Remember a loved one with this contribution to the synagogue.

Kiddush Fund

Donations are used towards the weekly congregational kiddush.

Shinshin Fund

The Shinshinim program’s mission is to bring Israel closer to Jewish communities on Long Island, to foster cross-cultural understanding, as well as nurture interest in love of and pride in Israel, particularly for our youth. Israel is integrated into the vision, mission, culture and programming of partner institutions and we would like to facilitate a meaningful encounter between a large cross-section of the Long Island Jewish community at large. This one-on- one interface interaction with Israeli youth brings Israel to life in real time at TBS. Israel connectivity is at the forefront of our vision and mission of Jewish identity and engagement.

Inclusion Fund

Memorial Plaques ($600)

A memorial plaque is a lasting way to remember a loved one. Plaques, purchased for $600, are placed on memorial boards in the sanctuary and lit on each Hebrew yahrzeit and on Yizkor.


Donation Cards 

Purchase 10 donations cards for $100 that you may complete and mail from home.

Minimum donation is $18 unless otherwise specified.