Donations

Temple Israel welcomes your generous donations of support to any of the on-going Temple Israel funds that support our efforts. Your commitment ensures a strong future and plays an essential role in a thriving congregation.

Adult Education Fund – Augments the Adult Education program. Income defrays the cost of special lecture series and programs.

Archives Fund – Assists in covering the cost of preservation of the many valuable artifacts the congregation has accumulated in its 160+ history.

Art & Beautification Fund – Allows for the enhancement of both the interior and exterior of our facility through the acquisition of artwork and landscaping improvements.

Bimah Access Fund – Created to seed improvements and to provide for rental of ramps and other devices as needed.

Building Fund – Provides monies to offset the rising cost of repairing, refurbishing and maintaining the facility.

Deaf & Hearing Impaired Fund – Provides for sign language interpreting needs for the deaf for Shabbat and holiday services and other programs when possible.

Family Education Fund – Enhances family life programming for all ages.

Flower Fund – Provides floral arrangements for the High Holy Days as well as special occasions throughout the year.

Garden Fund – Provides for the planting and maintenance of the gardens and beds on the Temple property.

General Fund – Supports the operating budget of the congregation, supplementing dues to cover day-to-day expenses.

Leadership Development Fund – Helps train future congregational leaders, giving Reform Judaism a greater presence in central Ohio.

Mitzvah Angels Fund – Provides support to offset the costs related to planning and executing home deliveries of food and gifts made to congregants at times of stress.

Mitzvah Fund – Newly created, this fund provides Religious School tuition scholarships and program fee abatements for members in financial need.

Music Fund – Enhances the musical traditions of Temple during worship, special programming and concerts.

Ner Tamid Fund – Supports the synagogue’s Capital/Endowment Campaign.

Oneg Shabbat /Kiddush Fund – Defrays the cost of weekly Erev Shabbat and Shabbat Morning refreshments, conducive for community-building.

Outreach Fund – Provides programs and activities to attract and integrate interfaith couples into the congregation and enable them to feel comfortable with Judaism.

Prayerbook Fund – Ensures an ample number of books for public and private devotion. Contributions also enable the purchase of torah Commentaries.

Preschool Fund – Supplements the existing program of this praiseworthy program that invests in the future of the children of our congregation.

President’s Fund – Defrays the costs bourn by the congregational president to attend conventions and special meetings.

Rabbi's Discretionary Fund– Philanthropic funds of the Temple’s rabbis used for Tzedakah in the Jewish and secular communities at their discretion.

Religious School Fund – Donations to this fund are applied toward the purchase of books, arts and crafts, and audio/visual equipment as well as providing support for other educational projects.

Social Action Fund – Donations assist in funding worthwhile projects that involve and educate members while interfacing with the Columbus secular community.

Youth Activities Fund – Provides financial support to supplement youth group activities.

Youth Scholarship Fund – Assists in providing scholarships for Reform summer camp and tuition assistance for Religious /Hebrew School for needy children

To make a donation online, click here.

If you wish to mail your donation, the Donations Form and mail to the following address:

Donations
Temple Israel
5419 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43213

Thank you for your support of Temple Israel programs.

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