Donations

Make a donation to a North Shore Jewish Center Fund

Our Financial Trustees work diligently to establish a stable fiscal environment with manageable cash flow to meet our on-going obligations but your generous contributions are indispensable for the continuation of our programs and events which are the heart and soul of our congregation.

Donations to the North Shore Jewish Center will be gladly accepted in honor of a simcha, in memory of a loved one or for any holiday or occasion, and are deeply appreciated. Donations are acknowledged by mail to both the donor and honoree and are also acknowledged in the NSJC monthly bulletin.

Donation checks may be mailed to the synagogue at:

North Shore Jewish Center
385 Old Town Rd.
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Or please call us with your charge card number and we will be happy to handle the transaction over the phone. 631-928-3737

General Funds

Synagogue Fund: Allows for funding of unanticipated expenses throughout the year. We kindly suggest a donation to this fund if you are uncertain to which other fund to contribute.

Building Fund: Pays the cost of synagogue building repairs, upkeep and previous renovations.

Capital Campaign and Endowment Fund: Assures the congregation’s future with donations of cash, insurance, property, trusts and bequests for immediate (Capital Campaign) and future (Endowment Fund) use.

Holocaust Memorial: NSJC Will Never Forget. A plaque on the Memorial Board in our sanctuary is an opportunity to contribute toward Yom Hashoah programming. ($118)

Kiddush Fund: Subsidizes oneg Shabbatot on Friday evenings, kiddushim on Saturday mornings and holidays to enhance the religious life of the congregation.

Memorial Plaques: A plaque on the Memorial Board in our sanctuary is an enduring memorial tribute for your loved one. ($500)

Prayer Book and Bible Fund: Underwrites the costs of repairing and replacing bibles ($75), prayer books ($36) and sanctuary items.

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund: Provides assistance to families and children in financial need, funding to worldwide organizations, need-based tuition scholarships and support of activities of Conservative Judaism.

Rebbe’s Tish: Supports our food pantry program that helps feed the hungry in our local community.

Tree of Life: For simchas only. A leaf on the tree is an opportunity to honor a loved one, commemorate a milestone or is the perfect memento for a bar or bat mitzvah, wedding, birth or any joyous occasion. (Leaves: Bronze $360, Silver $540, Gold $720)

Education Funds

Cantor Martin Ehrlich Memorial Scholarship Fund: Provides awards to youth who wish to study in Israel.

Carol Bass Winton Patrons of Education Fund: Provides enrichment programming and services to our Religious School and Hebrew High School.

Chaya Sarah Award Fund: Provides awards to youth who demonstrate exceptional menschlichkeit in their daily lives.

Charles and Rose Lustig Memorial Fund: Offers scholarship grants for teens to participate in the Ramah Summer Encampment program.

College Outreach Fund: Allows NSJC to remain in contact with our college students through mailings and special holiday gifts.

Education Scholarship Fund: Offers need-based Religious School and Hebrew High School scholarship awards.

Gustav Kogel Memorial Fund: Provides merit-based academic scholarships for students to attend Hebrew High School.

Hebrew High School Fund: Subsidizes purchases as needed including materials, special events and trips in the Hebrew High School.

Jesse Becker Memorial Fund: Provides need-based scholarship support for Religious School and Youth programming.

Nursery School Fund: Provides scholarship assistance to member families with young children; also allows purchases of special materials and equipment and supports special programming.

Religious School Fund: Subsidizes purchases as needed including materials, special events and trips in the Religious School.

Scholar’s Fund: Provides awards for academic excellence to Religious School students for dedication to the twin ideals of mitzvot and scholarship.

Shoah Memorial Fund: Assures our commitment to Holocaust education through special programming and ongoing community participation.

Library Funds

Florence Bernstein Memorial Music Library: Enables NSJC to purchase and make available to members Jewish music in all forms.

Library Fund: Helps purchase new volumes for the library’s general collection and specific additions to various special collections.

Youth Funds

Jeffrey Warshaw Memorial Fund: Provides subsidies to young members active in our Youth Group program.

Joyce Baxt Memorial Fund: Provides subsidies to young members active in our Youth Group program.

Marlene Freed Memorial Fund: Provides awards to youth who wish to study in Israel.

Youth Fund: Provides need-based support for children and teens to participate in Youth Group activities; also underwrites the cost of special youth programming.