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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 jkohn@tign.org.

Tribute Funds

ADULT EDUCATION FUNDS

Donations support adult education courses, speakers, film series and other projects. 

  • Adele Eckstein Lecture Memorial Fund
  • Adult Education and Lecture Fund
  • Brochstein Adult Education Fund
  • Charles Rabin Fund
  • Daily Minyan Fund
  • Schiowitz Memorial Fund
  • Waxman Memorial Fund (Supports the Waxman Memorial Weekend)
  • Samuel Baron Music Fund (Supports music programs)

BETH HAGAN FUND

For additional programming and special events in our nursery school.

BUILDING FUND

To fund repairs and improvements to the synagogue facilities.

DISCRETIONARY FUNDS

Contributions support programming, services, and acts of kindness.

  • Rabbi Stecker’s Discretionary Fund
  • Hazzan Shamash’s Discretionary Fund
  • Rabbi Schweber’s Discretionary Fund
  • Rabbi Charry’s Discretionary Fund
  • President’s Discretionary Fund

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

ENDOWMENT FUND

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

MUSEUM FUND

For the acquisition of new items and upkeep our museum.

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL FUNDS

To provide additional funding for equipment, technology and special programming. 

  • Educational Resource Fund
  • Religious School Fund
  • A & M Snitkoff Fund
  • Daniel Katz Fund
  • Keller Family Education Fund
  • Beatrice & Sidney Ackerman Fund

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

Donations provide financial aid for Religious School and Youth House students unable to afford the full cost of tuition. 

  • Jack Ackerman Fund
  • Abraham Rosenfeld Fund
  • Beatrice & Sidney Ackerman Fund
  • Jean Walton Scholar Fund

SHALOM CLUB LIBRARY FUNDS

To expand our collection of literature about the Jewish world and/or written by Jewish authors.

SHOAH FUND

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.

  • Daily Minyan Fund (Supports Hatzilu, a social services agency for needy Jews on Long Island)
  • Gemilut Chesed Fund (For programs providing food and clothing to those in need)
  • Mitzvah Fund

GENERAL SUPPORT FUNDS

Used for the general operations of the synagogue’s day-to-day activities, programs and services.

  • Harriet Schiff Executive Director’s Fund
  • Kol Nidre Annual Appeal
  • Temple Israel Fund

TORAH AND PRAYER BOOK FUNDS

  • Jesse Waxman Mishkan Fund (Gifts the JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh to every Bar and Bat Mitzvah)
  • Prayer Book Fund (Provides prayer books for the congregation and our schools)
  • Pastoral Fund (Provides books for conducting Minyanim at homes where Shiva is being observed)

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. 

  • Aesh Tamid Fund
  • Jewish Identity Fund
  • Keller Family Education Fund
  • Waxman High School and Youth House Fund

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR TRIBUTE


More Ways to Give

Tree of Life

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 jengel@tign.org) with any questions.

Endowment Wall

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 jkohn@tign.org).

Yahrzeit Plaque

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 mstein@tign.org) for information.