Targeted Giving

We want to encourage our members, as well as their friends and family, to consider supporting our community’s activities as a way of acknowledging important lifecycle events and milestones, in memory or in honor of loved ones, or simply as a yearly tzedakah contribution. The following are special funds to which contributions can be directed:

The General Fund supports basic operations & expenses.

The Religious School Fund supports children’s education scholarships and general expenses.

The Jill Volk Teacher Development Fund was created in memory of one of the founders of our school and one of its first teachers. It provides scholarships for teachers in the Dorshei Tzedek religious school to receive professional development and training. This fund will allow JIll’s love of Judaism and Jewish learning to continue to enrich our community.

The Holy Books Fund supports the purchase of siddurim, mahzorim, and related materials.

The Torah Fund supports the for repair and upkeep of our Sifrei Torah; as well as the purchase other ritual objects as needed.

The Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund is to be spent at Rabbi’s personal discretion, for tzedakah, scholarships, emergencies, books, etc.

Donations can be mailed directly to:

Congregation Dorshei Tzedek
60 Highland Street
West Newton, MA 02465

Please include a note with the names of the donors, and the dedication, if any, as you wish them to be printed in the newsletter.

You can also donate via PayPal. Note that that we are charged a fee of about 2.2% of your donation.

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On the payment form, click on “Click to enter fund and/or dedication” to specify a particular fund and the
dedication, if any.