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General Fund:

Support Temple operations.


Capital Reserve:

Maintain and enhance building and grounds.


Security Fund:

Improve safety and security.


Tree of Life:

‘Rock’ and ‘Star of David’: $540 donation. ‘Leaf’: $240.


Tribute Garden:

Enhance garden, buildings and grounds.

Dedication opportunities are available.





Memorial Fund:

Donations in memory of loved ones.


William Freschel Kiddush Fund:

Provide Kiddush Lunch each Saturday following worship services. A $150 donation sponsors Kiddush in honor of a special someone or occasion.


Flower Fund:

Bimah flowers each Shabbat. A $100 donation sponsors flowers in memoryor in honor of a special someone or occasion.


Mitzvah Baskets Fund:

Bimah food baskets for Shabbat. A $100 donation purchases

several hundred dollars of food for JFCS.


Dr. Philip & Shirley Gilbert Music Fund:

Enhances music at Temple Shalom.


Prayerbook Fund:

Prayerbooks and Torah commentaries.

Prayerbook: $54;

High Holy Day Prayerbooks (set): $108;

Torah commentary: $100.





Adult Education Fund:

Enhance adult education programs.


Religious School Fund:

Supplies and activities for Jewish learning in Religious and Hebrew Schools.


Religious School Enrichment Fund:

Augments the Religious and Hebrew School

educational programming.


Polster Religious School Scholarship Fund:

Religious and Hebrew School scholarships for

students in need.


Ben Calmenson Fund:

Sponsors children attending Camp Coleman.


Joseph S. Weinfeld Faculty Development Fund:

Curriculum and teaching skill enrichment activities for Religious and Hebrew School teachers.


Youth Activities Fund:

Financial support for our youth to attend Camp Coleman,

regional/national youth conventions and summer in Israel experiences.


Preschool Fund:

Supplies and activities for Preschool.


Preschool Enrichment Fund:

Enhance curriculum, educational programs and experiences.


Arby Lipman Children’s Library:

Books, magazines and media for children and adolescents.


Jack and Charlotte Ward Family Children’s Music Shelf:

Audio and video music for children.



Endowment Fund:

To secure the future, enrich programs and provide for emergency needs of the congregation.


Honey Berkle Endowment Fund:

Support overall mission of Temple Shalom.


The Paula Brody and Merrill Hassenfeld Endowment Fund:

Support operating and capital needs.


Kraus Scholar-In-Residence Endowment Fund:

To bring visiting scholars to the Temple as an educational benefit to the membership.


The Low Family Endowment Fund:

To secure the future of Temple Shalom and Reform Judaism in Southwest Florida.


The Herbert and Ruth Abramson Fund:

To supplement the general operations and provide enrichment for Temple functions.


The Janet and Howard Solot Endowment Fund:

For general charitable uses and purposes.




Rabbi Miller’s Discretionary Fund:

For tzedakah, charitable purposes and general enhancement of the Rabbi’s work.


Cantor Azu’s Discretionary Fund:

For tzedakah, charitable purposes and general enhancement of the Cantor’s work.


Leadership Fund:

Enhance and enrich leadership programs at Temple Shalom.





Rabbi James and Jane Perman Library:

For books, magazines, media and supplies.



Social Action

David and Lillian Thalenfeld Fund for Social Justice:

Support Temple’s participation in social justice events and activities.



Oneg Shabbat

Sponsors Onegs in celebration of an event or to honor someone. 

This fund is administered by Temple Shalom Sisterhood.

Please contact Sandy Stone (239) 597-1553