Thank you for your consideration of a gift to Temple Israel of Great Neck. If you know the fund that you would like to support, please click here to make your donation. Alternatively, below is a list and general description of our many opportunities. Upon selection, click here or at the bottom the page to continue to process your tribute. If you would like assistance, please contact the office at 516-482-7800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click here to make a donation to our annual Kol Nidre Campaign.
ADULT EDUCATION FUNDS
Donations support adult education courses, speakers, film series and other projects.
BETH HAGAN FUND
For additional programming and special events in our nursery school.
To fund repairs and improvements to the synagogue facilities.
Contributions support programming, services, and acts of kindness.
EDWARD “THE CANDYMAN” GOLDFEDER MEMORIAL FUND
To provide an endless supply of candy for children at Shabbat services, to combat food insecurity, and to sponsor special youth Shabbat programming
To provide a perpetual stream of income to support Temple Israel programs and services
ISRAEL SOLIDARITY FUND
Supports various Israeli causes identified by the Israel Affairs Committee.
MORAH RONNIE TOT SHABBAT FUND
Ensures the continuance of a weekly Tot Shabbat service and will provide a “plush” Torah for all participants
For the acquisition of new items and upkeep our museum.
RELIGIOUS SCHOOL FUNDS
To provide additional funding for equipment, technology and special programming.
Donations provide financial aid for Religious School and Youth House students unable to afford the full cost of tuition.
SHALOM CLUB LIBRARY FUNDS
To expand our collection of literature about the Jewish world and/or written by Jewish authors.
To offset the expenses for Holocaust Remembrance lecturers and other Shoah programming
SOCIAL ACTION FUNDS
Underwrites the various activities that provide goods and services to those in need in the greater metropolitan area.
GENERAL SUPPORT FUNDS
Used for the general operations of the synagogue’s day-to-day activities, programs and services.
TEMPLE ISRAEL PLAYERS FUND
Used to assist the performing troupe (consisting of TIGN members aged 8-88+) to perform a musical each season
TORAH AND PRAYER BOOK FUNDS
WAXMAN HIGH SCHOOL AND YOUTH HOUSE FUNDS
Donations provide additional funding to the Waxman High School and Youth House for educational activities, social activities, supplies, technology, and special programming.
Commemorate a joyous occasion with a beautiful and permanent dedication on our Tree of Life. Click here to view your options and get detailed information about this opportunity. Leaves cost $360, pomegranates $720, and stones $1,800. You may also contact Jodi Engel (516-482-7800 x1105 or email@example.com) with any questions.
Temple Israel’s Endowment Fund was established many years ago to help ensure the synagogue’s long term financial viability by providing funds annually that can supplement members’ dues and our other fundraising activities. Our Endowment Wall, located next to the Sanctuary lobby, displays the names of donors who have made significant gifts to our Endowment Fund. Beautiful beveled-glass plaques commemorate the donors, some of which include dedications. There are three types of plaques with gifts beginning at $18,000. For more information, please contact Jamey Kohn (516-482-7800 x1103 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
A Yahrzeit plaque commemorates the passing of a loved one. Plaques are dedicated on the day yizkor is recited during Shemini Atzeret, Passover and Shavout. These brass plaques are located in our Sanctuary vestibule and Chapel; the contribution for a plaque is $750.00. Contact Marion Stein (516-482-7800 x1106 or email@example.com) for information.