Today is October 18, 2017 -
The listed funds, unless otherwise specified, require a minimum donation of $10.00. Donations of $10.00 or more will be acknowledged in pages of the East Meadow Jewish Center Observer. Donation cards are mailed to those honored by donations or to the families of those memorialized.
If you wish to set up and maintain a new fund, whether in honor or in memoriam of an individual, a minimum of $2,500 is required. The money will remain in the fund for six months, at which time members of the EMJC administration along with the Rabbi will meet with the family and disscuss how the money raised will be dispersed and utilized.
Beautification Fund – Donations are utilized to purchase floral arrangements that appear on the Bimah for the Festival of Passover and for the greenery displayed at Shavout.
Etz Chayim Book Fund – Donations purchase the books used on Shabbat and holidays that contain the Torah with English translation and commentary (this is a $75.00 donation per book).
General Contribution – Donations are applied to the costs related to the day-to-day operations and upkeep of our building, grounds, and basic programs at EMJC.
Goldfein/Linnick Scholarship Fund – Donations help provide Hebrew School tuition assistance for congregants experiencing financial difficulties.
Higher Jewish Education Fund – Donations provide reimbursement money to college students of EMJC families who enroll in university Jewish Studies courses and who complete the class with a grad of B- or above.
Holocaust Torah/March of the Living Program – Donations provide scholarships for EMJC teens participating in the March of the Living Program.
Ilene M. Rubin Nursery Fund – Donations provide scholarships applied towards the cost of enrollment at the Ilene M. Rubin Nursery on the EMJC property for congregants experiencing financial difficulties. The fund also provides for special programs and projects for our nursery school.
Krangle/Zimmerman Israel Fund – Donations provide partial scholarships to students enrolled in East Meadow Jewish Center’s High School and/or USY who participate in a teen travel program in Israel.
Harold and Estelle Port Memorial Fund Donations help support the PJ Library which sends a free Jewish book to Jewish children every month.
Library Book Fund – Donations are used to purchase new books for the EMJC library. (In order to include book plates inscribed with the names of those being honored or memorialized, a minimum donation of $10.00 is required).
Nable Hebrew High School Fund – Donations provide funding for enrichment programs and special activities for the EMJC Hebrew High School.
Prayer Book Fund – A donation of $36.00 purchases a new daily or Shabbat prayer book (Siddur) and includes an inscription plate with the name(s) of those being honored or memorialized.
Youth Fund – Donations help provide funding for activities and events for the very active EMJC USY, Kadima and Pre-Kadima programs.