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“… As my father planted for me before I was born, so do i plant for those who will come after me.”

Talmud Ta’amit

GENERAL DONATIONS

This group of donation types can be directed to a number of different areas, including targeted donations to areas that our congregation always appreciates, like our Kiddush Fund, our USY (youth group), our Scheck Family Religious School, and other areas of need. You can also make your donation under the “General Donation” designation and that allows the synagogue to use the donation to meet the needs of several areas.

CLERGY DISCRETIONARY FUNDS

The donations given to the discretionary funds of the clergy is used solely at the discretion of that clergy for charitable purposes consistent with the synagogue’s mission.

The funds may be used to assist individual, educational and communal needs that may be necessary to be met in a confidential manner.

PRAYER BOOKS

We have established a number of prayer book funds at the synagogue to help with the purchase of future ritual books, the replacement of existing ritual books, and the repair of ritual books. You can either contribute to one of the funds or you can purchase a book in honor of a loved one. If you purchase a book in honor of a loved one, a dedication plaque will be placed inside of a prayer book or chumash indicating the dedication.

Our synagogue is blessed to have so many prayer books and many are available for dedication. We hope you will consider dedicating a prayer book today!

FOUNDATION FUNDS

SUZANNE LIPSON ISRAEL COLLEGE FUND
for students to continue their post High School education in  Israel.

PATTI MINTZ CAMP RAMAH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
to provide scholarship assistance for students to participate in Camp Ramah.

ABE SCHORR/HERMAN BISCHON YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP
to assist students to participate in local, national and international affiliated and approved youth programs (i.e. March of the Living, AMSHI, Diller Teens, USY, Ramah and Israel).

ANDREW FOX HIGH SCHOOL IN ISRAEL
limited funds to assist students to participate in the Alexander Muss High School in Israel Program.  Other scholarship funds available through Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

SHALOM CORNFELD ISRAEL PROGRAMS
to assist students to participate in Israel programs (i.e. Ramah Israel Seminar, USY Summer Programs in Israel, March of the Living, Gift of Israel Program and other affiliated and approved Israel Programs).

ABE ALBERT ISRAEL PROGRAMS
to assist students to participate in Israel programs (i.e. Ramah Israel Seminar, USY Summer Programs in Israel, March of the Living, Gift of Israel Program and other affiliated and approved Israel Programs).

ALBERT GOLDMAN COLLEGE FUND
for post high school students to enhance Jewish Studies at an approved institution of higher learning.

DOR L’DOR ISRAEL PROGRAMS
to assist students to participate in Israel programs (i.e. Ramah Israel Seminar, USY Summer Programs in Israel, March of the Living, Gift of Israel Program and other affiliated and approved Israel Programs).

RABBI MAX LIPSCHITZ YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
to assist students to participate in Youth programs local, national and international (i.e. Camp Ramah, Ramah Israel Seminar, USY Conventions and USY Summer Programs, March of the Living, Gift of Israel Program and other affiliated and approved Israel Programs).

PHYLLIS & STEVE SHEINMAN SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FOR YOUTH EVENTS & SUMMER PROGRAMS
to support youth programs at Beth Torah and grant financial assistance for students to participate in youth activities and summer programs.

MARSHALL BALTUCH USY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
scholarships for USYers to participate in Conventions, USY  Summer Activities (i.e. USY on Wheels, Israel Pilgrimage, European Pilgrimage, etc.) and other USY activities for teens who need financial assistance.

STUART KLODA CAMP RAMAH & USY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
to provide scholarship assistance for students to participate in Camp Ramah & USY programs

SHULAMIT KATZMAN z”l SCHOLARSHIP FUND
to assist children of Beth Torah members with their Jewish Education, specifically through Beth Torah’s Suzy Fischer Early Childhood Academy and the Scheck Family Religious School and to otherwise assist in their Jewish education goals of Beth Torah.

NACRON FUND
to help maintain and sustain the Rosemary Nacron School Chapel.

GLADYS LANGWALD YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
to assist students to participate in local, national and international affiliated youth programs.

BETH TORAH CEMETERY FUND
to enable the purchase of new cemetery sites for resale.

JUDAICA HIGH SCHOOL FUND
to enable students to participate in Jewish educational studies while in High School.

ALICE MEISTER SUMMER DAY CAMP
to assist students in need to attend the Shirley Schreiber Family Camp Simcha.

JACK & MARGARET FRIEDMAN JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY FUND
to be used to help bring educators from JTS for Scholar-In-Residence Adult Education Programs.

JENNI LERMAN RELIGIOUS SCHOOL FUND
to assist students in need to attend the Scheck Family Religious School Program.

VICKI DRUCKER LESSER RELIGIOUS SCHOOL FUND
to assist students in need to attend the Scheck Family Religious School Program and to provide Teacher Training.

MORRIS STEIN YOUTH FUND
to assist students to participate in local, national and international affiliated and approved youth programs (i.e. March of the Living, AMSHI, Diller Teens, USY, Ramah and Israel).

RUTH WAGNER SHAPIRO SCHOLARSHIP FUND
to assist students to participate in local, national and international USY programs.

BETH TORAH RESERVE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT
a restricted fund for approved capital repairs and improvements of premises and facilities.