Giving & Social Action

The TBI Funds listed are administered by Tiferet Bet Israel.

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The requested minimum donation is $10.  We will send an acknowledgment card and list your gift in Ma’aseem.

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Funds

Beautification Fund  For acquisition of new furnishings and art for the synagogue

Cantor’s Fund Supports musical programming; providing sound equipment, sheet music, prayer texts

Hesed Fund  Provides acts of loving kindness to congregants and families in times of need

Lighting The Way TBI annual operating fund drive

Lillian and Israel Abramovitz Prayer Book Fund  Purchases new prayer books and Bibles and provides for maintenance of Torah Scrolls and other ritual items.  To dedicate a prayer book, $36; to dedicate a chumash, $54

Peace Library Fund  Provides library materials on peace education, prejudice, environments, peace-makers

Philip L. Abramowicz Memorial Prize Fund  Establishes an annual prize for a TBI High School confirmand

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund Supports the needs of congregants and the community at the discretion of the Rabbi, and is used as a book and publication fund

TBI 2000  Supports the building of the new addition

TBI Building Fund  Reduces our mortgage and makes improvements in the facility

TBI General Fund  Supports the general functions of running the synagogue

TBI Preschool Fund  Provides playground and classroom equipment for TBI’s Preschool

TBI Religious School Fund  Supplements purchase of classroom equipment and educational materials

Youth Torah Fund  Supports USY Kinnus

 

Endowed Funds

Barbara Cable Youth Fund Subsidizes furnishing the Youth Lounge and supports attendance at USY events

Etz Chaim Builds the TBI endowment

Fannie Cohen Library Fund  Provides publications of Jewish interest in the library

Feingold Fund  Provides for audio-visual equipment and service

Fox Fund  Subsidizes Religious School tuition scholarships

Gail Kades Community Aid Fund  Provides support for needy families who are members of TBI

Ilene Rosenwald Fund  Supports items for the religious school and library

Ira Liedman Scholarship Fund  Supports attendance at Camp Ramah during the summer and at events throughout the year

Jacob and Leanne Toltzis Memorial Fund  Enables children in need to attend our preschool

Kamsler Memorial Fund  To provide and maintain plaques in memory of Rabbi Emeritus Harold and Mrs. Etta Kamsler, z’’l

Linda Cohen Oreinu Fund  Supports programming for children with learning differences

Living Garden  For maintenance of gardens along the sanctuary entrance and around the sukkah patio

Lustig/Redner Holocaust Library/Museum Fund  Provides written and visual material on the Holocaust

Maejean Bender Arts Center Fund  Promotes artistic activities that relate to the Jewish heritage

Jacob & Mitzi Love Perlstein Memorial Fund Benefits TBI’s Annual Campaign by providing tuition assistance to members with children in TBI’s preschool

Nathan Dubner Memorial Fund  Supports attendance at Kinnus and youth conventions

Pauline and M. Eugene Seltzer Youth Fund  Supports participation in Jewish summer activities; must be used in educational programs sponsored or approved by TBI

Philip L. Abramowicz Memorial Prize Fund  To establish a prize for a TBI High School confirmand

Ralph and Rose Petersohn Fund  Supports summertime activities and programs for Jewish, Kosher education

Ralph S. Levi Building Maintenance Fund For the upkeep and maintenance of TBI’s building

Sylvan and Mary Weiss Shabbat Library Fund  Stocks the Shabbat library cart with books of Torah and prayer commentary for use during Shabbat Services

Thelma and Irwin Peikes Scholar In Residence Fund Funds Scholar in Residence programming at TBI

Women's League TBI Kitchen Fund Provides funds for the maintenance of the kitchen, and for the maintenance, repair and purchase of kitchen equipment

Summary page describing the numerous ways congregants and visitors may give and contribute to social action projects and groups.