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Adult Education Programs

Rabbi Martin I. Silverman Interreligious Fund

This fund is used to promote programs to encourage inter-religious education and understanding.

Rabbi Scott L. Shpeen Distinguished Artist Fund

This fund is used to underwrite the cost of hosting artists and speakers at the Temple.

Brotherhood Funds

Brotherhood General Fund

Funds donated will be used to enhance Brotherhood special projects and events.

Brotherhood Yom Hashoah Fund

This fund helps underwrite the purchase and distribution of memorial candles to the capital region Jewish community.

Cerf Levy Fund

This fund is used to provide gifts to high school students who have volunteered their services at the temple's religious school.

Building Funds

Beautification Fund

This fund provides for our weekly bima flowers as well as enhancement to our house and grounds.

Hazel B. Wagner Memorial Fund

This fund is used for kitchen improvements and materials.

Caring Community Funds

David Goodman Reyut/Caring Community Fund

This fund supports the many projects of our Reyut/Caring Community committee.

Transportation Fund

Proceeds from this fund are to be used to provide transportation for members to and from religious services and other activities at the Temple.

Cemetery Funds

Mendleson Chapel Fund

Proceeds from this fund are used for repair and enhancements to the Mendleson Chapel at the Beth Emeth Cemetery.

Thomas M. Nathan Fund for Cemetery Maintenance

Funds are used for support and care for the Beth Emeth Loudonville Cemetery.

Clergy Discretionary Funds

Cantor Jodi Schechtman Discretionary Fund

These funds are used by the clergy, at their discretion, for various purposes and projects.

Rabbi Scott L. Shpeen Discretionary Fund

These funds are used by the clergy, at their discretion, for various purposes and projects.

Funds to Enhance Worship

Inscribed Prayer Book Fund

Proceeds from this fund are to be used to acquire prayer books or Torah commentaries with inscriptions "In honor or in memory of."  The minimum contribution for a prayer book is $30; Torah Commentaries are $60.

General Funds

General Endowment Fund

This fund is used to enhance the Temple endowment.

General Fund

This fund supports the Temple operating budget

Sharon Seiden Stein Memorial Fund

This fund is used for special Temple projects

Library/Archives/Judaic Art

Ellen Herkowitz Judaic Art Fund

Proceeds from these funds are used to acquire and maintain archival items for the Temple.

Lorraine Bolt Paul Archives Fund

Proceeds from these funds are used to acquire and maintain archival items for the Temple.

Sylvia & Henry Braun Library Fund

This fund is used for the acquisition of books, videos and related materials for the Temple Library.

Music Funds

Anne Ruge Musical Arts Fund

This fund is used to acquire equipment to enhance Temple music and to commission musical arrangements.

Mark Alexander Larner Memorial Fund

This fund is used to acquire equipment to enhance Temple music and to commission musical arrangements.

Religious School Funds

Cerf Levy Fund

This fund is used to provide gifts to high school students who have volunteered their services at the temple's religious school.

Fund for Jewish Education

This fund is used to provide additional programming materials and resources, or special projects relative to our program of education.

Gail R. Caplan Memorial Religious School Scholarship

This fund is used to provide Religious School scholarship as needed.

LIMUD Scholarship Fund for Confirmation

Funds are used to help defray costs associated with Confirmation.

Ruth Sherman Linn Religious School Memorial Fund

Proceeds from this fund are to be used to provide special programming each year for our Religious School.

Shirley Weinberg Sheber Memorial Fund

This fund is used for musical programming in the Religious School.

Tree of Life Fund

This fund provides support and scholarship for our Religious School Special Needs Program.

Sisterhood Funds

LIMUD Scholarship Fund for Confirmation

Funds are used to help defray costs associated with Confirmation.

Sisterhood General Fund

Funds donated will be used to enhance Sisterhood special projects and events.

YES Fund

Funds donated are used for youth, education and special projects of the Women of Reform Judaism.

Social Action Funds

Laurence Klepper Social Action Fund

This fund is used to provide support for law student interns who work with lawyers/mentors to acquire skills for the rewards of non-profit law.

Mitzvah Day Fund

Funds are used to help purchase supplies for our annual Mitzvah Day.

Social Action Tzedakah Fund

This fund is used to support various projects and activities of our Social Action Committee, including the Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry, Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless Shelter and special emergent needs.

Youth Program Funds

Helen Jasper Youth Leadership Fund

Funds are used to underwrite various expenses incurred by participants in Temple Youth Group (CBEYG) activities, to underwrite camp tuition for needy children and to help fund youth trips to Israel.

Rose Rogers Singer Memorial Fund

Funds are used to underwrite various expenses incurred by participants in Temple Youth Group (CBEYG) activities, to underwrite camp tuition for needy children and to help fund youth trips to Israel.

Youth Scholarship Fund

Funds are used to underwrite various expenses incurred by participants in Temple Youth Group (CBEYG) activities, to underwrite camp tuition for needy children and to help fund youth trips to Israel.