Making donations to Beth Emeth’s congregational funds is a mitzvah. It’s easy to do and is a wonderful way to celebrate a family milestone, honor joyous occasions, recognize deserving individuals and remember your loved ones. You can make contributions for any amount to the General Fund, or to any of the following targeted funds. All donations are published in the Shofar unless anonymity is requested. A minimum donation of $18 is necessary if you would like an acknowledgement card sent.
To make a contribution:
- Donate online. CBE members can use your CBEonline Access login (non-members log in as "guest") to make an online contribution, including designating a fund, type of contribution (in memory of, etc.) and acknowledgement note text and recipient.
- Otherwise, please complete this form and return it with your check to Congregation Beth Emeth, 12523 Lawyers Road Herndon, VA 20171, or drop it off in the main office.
Acts of Loving Kindness Fund
Provides assistance to congregants and the community during times of need and for emergencies.
Adult Program Fund
Provides funding for adult education classes, lectures and programs held at the synagogue.
BEECC Families-in-Crisis Fund
Provides limited BEECC tuition assistance to families in crisis.
Supplements the synagogue's budget to pay off the mortgage and to support and maintain the operations of the building.
Ebstein-Magun Israel Quest Fund
Grants a nominal subsidy to synagogue teenagers traveling to Israel as part of the community-wide, multi-year Israel Quest program.
Faye Gottlieb Cascio Education Fund
Sustains the Hebrew school's operations and events.
Contributions go into the synagogue's general budget and fund operations.
Keruv (Outreach) Fund
Used to sponsor Interfaith and Outreach programming.
Assists with purchase of equipment for the kitchen.
Provides for the purchase of books, magazines and library supplies.
Marilyn Rosenberg Memorial Fund
Provides support for congregants who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Megan Miriam Berman Youth Fund
Provides financial assistance to eligible CBE youth who participate in Regional and International programs sponsored by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ).
Milton Weiner Scholar-in-Residence Fund
Used to sponsor scholarly and artistic programs.
New Building Fund
Provides for future building expansion.
Supports the weekly oneg Shabbat and kiddush.
Paula Comer Slavsky BEECC Fund
Benefits the Beth Emeth preschool programs.
Prayer Book Fund
Underwrites costs of buying new Siddur Lev Shalem Shabbat/Holiday prayerbooks, Etz Hayim Humashim and High Holiday Mahzorim. You can also purchase these books and specify your dedication in the front of each book, using these links: Siddur Lev Shalem prayerbooks, Etz Hayim Humashim and High Holiday Mahzorim
President's Discretionary Fund
Used by the President for his/her synagogue-related obligations.
Rabbi's Discretionary Fund
Allows the Rabbi to disburse funds for tzedakah, important causes and professional commitments.
Rabbi Steve and Andrea Glazer Eldercare Assistance Fund
(Note: through the generosity of CBE members and friends, this fund is at a sufficient level to meet current needs.) Helps senior members and parents of members of Beth Emeth with expenses including scholarships for day programs with an emphasis on those with dementia type diseases, support for care givers, financial aid to meet medication costs or medical equipment needs, etc.
Religious Articles Fund
Pays for the religious articles used during services and rituals.
Rubel Memorial Fund
Provides for maintenance and upkeep of the atrium landscape and grounds.
Assists families who may need help with Religious School tuition and fees.
Sisterhood Camp Cash Fund
Sisterhood fund to help defray the cost of Jewish camping and Israel experiences for the children of Sisterhood members.
Sisterhood Megan's Muse Fund
Sisterhood fund supporting the annual creative arts competition for CBE confirmation students to honor the life of Megan Miriam Berman z"l.
Provides for the resource material and equipment for this Shabbat program.
Designed to provide for the purchase of a new Torah and repairs on existing Torahs.
Weisel Memorial Fund
Provides a $100 savings bond annually to exemplary seventh grade student(s) (typically one boy and one girl) in recognition of scholarship, tefilah (prayer) and tzedakah (righteousness).
Zelman Cantorial Fund
Provide financial support to contract with personnel for the High Holidays and other times during the year to lead services.