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Special Funds and Tributes

Donations to special funds are a wonderful way to celebrate a Simcha (special occasion), commemorate a life-cycle event, or honor someone. A description of these funds can be found below.

Temple Isaiah General Fund

Dues and tuition are not enough to sustain all the incredible programs our community offers. A General Fund donation provides much needed support to the highest need areas at Temple Isaiah. DONATE

Tributes, Honors & Giving in Memory

Tzedakah: tradition teaches that when we do good deeds and give tzedakah in honor of or memory of loved ones, we continue to elevate their souls. DONATE

Tributes can be designated to any of the funds below

Discretionary Funds

Discretionary Funds are used by clergy and senior staff of Temple Isaiah to subsidize important services. It is customary to honor a clergy member who has been a part of a Simcha (Bar/Bat Mitzvah, wedding, etc.), or served as a comfort in challenging times, with a donation to their discretionary fund. DONATE

• Rabbi Dara Frimmer Discretionary Fund
• Rabbi Zoë Klein Miles Discretionary Fund
• Cantor Tifani Coyot Discretionary Fund
• Cantorial Soloist, Rabbi Jaclyn Cohen Discretionary Fund
• Rabbi Emeritus Robert T. Gan Discretionary Fund
• Cantor Emeritus Evan Kent Discretionary Fund
• Executive Director Discretionary Fund

Education Funds

Education funds provide additional resources to support our schools. They enable our educators to enhance core programs and ensure excellence. A donation to an education fund may be appropriate when you have had a positive learning experience and want to recognize someone who made that possible. DONATE

• Preschool Support Fund
• Ellen Goldberg Religious School / Camp Scholarship Fund
• Religious School Support Fund
• Youth Group Fund
• Rabbi Norman Mirsky Adult Education Fund
• Gail D. Solo Youth Opportunity Scholarship Fund
• Martha Sklar Camp Scholarship Fund
• Dr. Eugene Levine Memorial Library Fund
• Hurewitz Family Memorial Library Fund

Yahrzeit Fund

Temple Isaiah’s Yahrzeit Fund is often used to commemorate the anniversary of a loved one’s death. It is customary to make a donation around the time of the Yahrzeit each year. DONATE

Caring Community Fund

The Caring Community Fund supports the work of Temple Isaiah’s Caring Community in providing comfort to members in need with cards, meals, and personal outreach. DONATE

Isaiah’s Social Action Fund

Isaiah’s Social Action Fund enables our congregation to partner with community organizations in furthering social justice. Whether fighting genocide, feeding the hungry, or advocating for our environment, Temple Isaiah is committed to tikkun olam (repairing our world). DONATE

The Green Team Fund

The Green Team Fund assists in making green choices for our campus and sponsoring initiatives which fulfill our obligation as Jews to be good stewards of the earth. DONATE