Acts of tzedakah (righteous giving) reflect the traditional Jewish value of caring for others, essential to the sacred mission of The Community Synagogue. Your donation sustains the holy work of our congregation to provide spiritually enriching opportunities for our members, the broader Port Washington community and the wider world in which we live.
Your tzedakah supports:
Your generosity enables us to expand upon our mission to create a kehillah k’doshah — a sacred community — in which your donation makes you an integral part. We are deeply grateful.
To support ongoing operations of The Community Synagogue
To support the ongoing safety, security and protection of our members, visitors and facility.
To purchase prayer books for the synagogue, keep our Torahs in good repair and maintain our synagogue library.
To purchase non-budgeted items to enhance our Early Childhood Center curriculum and programs.
To help secure the financial stability of the synagogue for future generations.
To support mitzvoth—deeds and programs—within and outside the community, overseen by our Mitzvah Corps.
To help reduce the synagogue’s mortgage.
To enhance musical components of worship and support music programming for the synagogue.
To purchase non-budgeted items to enhance youth engagement and to assist those who are financially unable to participate in youth programming.
A traditional rabbinic fund overseen by Rabbi Emeritus Martin Rozenberg.
A traditional fund for discretionary use by the Rabbis, generally for tzedakah.
To purchase non-budgeted items to enhance the Religious School curriculum and programs.
To support The Community Synagogue Theater Company and other theater-related synagogue programming.
To help fund programs of social action, social justice and mitzvot (good deeds).
The Community Synagogue offers many opportunities for tzedakah (righteous giving). The generosity of our members and so many others helps sustain our congregation, the broader Port Washington Community and the world in which we live. Donations can add to the joy of simchas, help comfort those who have suffered a loss, honor an individual, provide funds for tikkun olam (healing the world), and much more.
Your donation to one of the funds listed will be used as specified. If you don't have a favorite, we suggest our Synagogue Fund, which offers the greatest flexibility in providing funding wherever the need is greatest.