Beth El Funds

Adult Education: Expand your Jewish knowledge and challenge what you already know in new and exciting ways.

  • The Yvette and Herman Gordon Century Fund for Adult Teaching and Learning

Affiliated programs: Funds that are affiliated with Beth El.

  • Sisterhood Donation
  • Men’s Club Donation

Building fund: To provide for renovation and enhancement of the Beth El Synagogue Center infrastructure.

  • Capital Improvement Fund

Chesed: To fund Chesed (acts of loving kindness) programming for our community such as driving; holiday preparations and rituals; providing meals to shiva homes; organizing meals for families that have welcomed a new child; and more!

  • The Sylvia & Robert Scher Chesed Community Fund

Clergy Discretionary Fund: These funds are disbursed at the clergy’s discretion and provide support to individuals and organizations in need.

  • Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund
  • Cantor’s Discretionary Fund

Early Learning and Youth Education: Funds that support our youngest members (ages 2 – 13) with initiatives that benefit the whole community.

  • Beth El Day Camp Donation
  • Dorothy Fleishaker Religious School Enrichment Donation
  • Jeremy Scheinfeld Memorial Fund
  • Selma & Stanley Batkin Religious School Scholarship Fund

General Operating Fund: Contributions toward the General Fund support Beth El’s annual operating budget, allowing us to provide all of our religious programming and services throughout the year. To donate to this fund, please select “Where it’s Needed Most.” 


Inclusion and Special Needs Fund: Provides education, training, and special programming to continue Beth El’s efforts to be a welcoming and accessible place for all.

  • The Robert Matthew Klein Fund for Inclusion and Special Needs

Music: Musical offerings and musical engagement is the root of our spirituality here at Beth El. Shoresh Halev–meaning the root of our heart–allows us to provide concerts, develop Shiratenu (our children’s choir), and special programming to our community at large.

  • Shoresh Halev Center for Jewish Music Fund