On happy or sad occasions, you may wish to let friends and relatives know you are thinking of them. An appropriate way – a gift that has great meaning – is through a donation to one of the Congregation’s Funds.
You can donate to a specific fund:
Beth Shalom Renewal Fund – created in response to the damage sustained from Hurricane Rita. Money donated to this special fund will be used to improve the beauty and functionality of our congregational home as we look forward and plan the reconstruction of the Beth Shalom Building.
General Fund – used to supplement dues and fund raising projects of the congregation, Men’s Club and Sisterhood. All funds go to the general operation of the Synagogue.
Building Fund – used to care for future needs, alterations and maintenance of the building. Items such as Classrooms ($10,000) may be dedicated in memory of/in honor of by calling the office. Includes Grounds Beautification.
Cemetery Fund – Liberal Synagogue Cemetery is located on Florida Blvd. Plots may be reserved for $1000 (members) or $2500 (non- members). These fees include Perpetual Care. There is a suggested donation to the Synagogue of $100 as well as a donation to the Rabbi for professional services.
Mose Wander Memorial & Stanley Stein Education Funds – used to purchase materials, equipment and provide scholarships for the Religious and Hebrew School.
Rosalyn G. Liss Endowment Fund – used to present an award for Academic Excellence in the sixth grade of our Religious School.
Youth Scholarship Fund – enable the Synagogue to assist in sending our teenagers to NFTY Institutes, Southern Regional Conclaves, Israel, and leadership weekends and/or to send children to Jacob’s Camp and to assist with Religious School and Hebrew School tuition.
Alvin B. Rubin Institute for Adult Education – established by Louis and Rosalyn Liss to foster continuing Judaic Studies.
Marks Fellman Memorial Library Fund – used to purchase new books and equipment and to assist in the maintanence of the libray.
Mitzvah Fund – used to send Passover Food Baskets, Rosh Hashanah Holiday Packages to our home-bound members.
Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund – funds to be used at the discretion of the Rabbi. Monies have been used to subsidize our youth for Jacobs Camp, Israel, and Religious School trips. Also used by the Rabbi to assist him in establishing programs for the Synagogue, Synagogue related travel and for Tzedakah purposes.
If you have questions regarding special donations to the Synagogue or Rabbi for special occasions or lifecycle events, please call the office for more information.