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Temple Funds in Detail

Welcoming Funds

Both of these funds provide economic assistance to prospective members or members who cannot afford Temple dues or activities

Horwitz-Perlin Welcoming Fund

Margie & Jake Clayman Welcoming Fund


Student Funds

for Events, Camps, Religious School activities, travel to Israel, or other needs

Beller-Jackson College Mother Fund  Send holiday packages to College students twice a year

Celia Brown Fund Aids youth activities at Jewish camps such as Ramah and furthers Jewish education for the children of Beth-El members

Hannah & Philip Kittenplan Fund  For students of TBE Religious school for summer study or religious enhancement programs, or for Beth-El graduates for Jewish Theological Seminary study. Includes support for Jewish camps, trips to Israel, etc. 

Margaret & Kurt Hirsch, MD Student Education Fund Provides funds for students of Brown Religious School for activities designed to strengthen their Jewish education

Robert G. & Mildred Meyer Eskeles Religious Education Fund Provides support for religious education at Beth-El

Stanley J. & Sidney S. Schapiro Education Fund Benefits individuals for educational purposes, tuition grants, travel, organizational activities

Cantor Morris & Helen Okun Youth Music Scholarship Fund  Assists children of Temple Beth-El members in developing their musical talent

Mary & Alex Cohen Education Fund Provides teacher training for Temple Beth-El’s Religious School including in-service training, attendance at CAJE, classes for teachers to enhance religious school programming, and similar training opportunities

Charlotte Sobel Licker Memorial Scholarship Subsidizes travel to Israel for a full-time college student who is currently attending school and has satisfactorily completed one college year

Susan & Mark Sisisky Summer in Israel Scholarship Fund  Provides funds for a confirmand whose parents are Temple Beth-El members with an interest in Judaism and a desire to learn

New School Fund  For capital repairs and improvements for Parham Road Religious School building

Legacy Funds

Non-restricted funds to support TBE operations annually

Lillian & Dr. Louis Perlin Fund 

Lily & Louis Frankel Fund 

Fanny & Joseph Rudlin Fund


Adult Education Funds

Sarah & Meyer Vitsky Memorial Lecture Series Fund Promotes Adult Educ. with lectures, activities

Susan Cohen Marks Memorial Fund
A perpetual endowment for the benefit of all Temple Beth-El Libraries, including but not limited to the purchase, housing and maintenance of all forms of printed and other educational materials


Designated Funds

Ark Fund To maintain or replace ark curtains

Harry Hirsch Innovation Fund

Kalman Library Fund To support purchases of books, media, etc. for all Temple Beth-El libraries

Milton & Sarah Rubin Torah Restoration Fund  helps to maintain all torahs at Temple Beth-El

PlayPen Pals Fund Provides care & equipment for infants & toddlers during all services

Prayer Book Fund Replenishes all types of prayer books used at Temple Beth-El

Rabbinic Book Fund for purchasing books for the Rabbi's teachings

Ritual Objects Fund  To maintain and/or replace ritual items needed for services

Senior Services Fund  Facilitates programs for our seniors including transportation to synagogue events, programs and the purchase of special materials for programs.

Siegel Torah Fund  To maintain, repair and purchase all Torahs and ritual objects owned by Temple Beth-El

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