Contributions may be made to our voluntary funds to recognize life-cycle events for our members, families or their friends. Membership dues do not cover all temple costs and we rely on the generosity of our congregants and community for additional funding to support our services and programming.
There are two ways to donate: by mail or online. If you would like to mail your donation, please send your check to the address below:
Scarsdale Synagogue, Temples Tremont and Emanu-El
2 Ogden Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
To make alternative arrangements, please call or email Roberta Aronovitch, our Executive Director, at 914 725-5175.
To donate online, click the button below where you can donate to a specific program or fund as described below:
This special annual event chaired by volunteers from the Synagogue is an
evening extravaganza with a new theme each year.
Book of Remembrance
Once a year, on Yom Kippur, a memorial book is distributed at the Yizkor
service. Any name may be included by sending in a request form.
Cantor's Discretionary Fund
A contribution made to the Cantor's Discretionary Fund that is used by the Cantor for charitable or programming purposes.
General Tribute Fund
A contribution to the Synagogue for general purposes.
This fund is used to initiate new programs, or enhance on-going programs, as we try to ensure that all congregational needs are met as we travel our Jewish journeys.
Food Pantry Collection
A food bin located in main lobby of the Synagogue is available to receive non-perishable food items which will be donated to the needy.
Kol Nidre Pledges
Contributions made to the Synagogue which help pay for expenses during the year.
To remember those loved ones who have died.
Rabbi's Discretionary Fund
A contribution made to the Rabbi's Discretionary Fund that is used by the Rabbi for charitable or programming purposes.
Rabbi Stephen Klein Youth Initiative
This fund helps to provide the resources needed to fully engage our youth in a wide variety of programs, such as those focusing on social connections, enhanced community, and social justice initiatives.
R'fua Sh'Leimah Fund
A contribution in honor of the recovery of a friend or loved one.
Tree of Life
Commemorates a happy occasion in the life cycle of our members. A new brass
leaf with the name and date of the occasion is added to our Tree of Life.
A Tzedakah box outside the Temple Office collects money which is given to
U.J.A., Mazon, and other worthy organizations.
Yahrzeit is given in remembrance of someone that has recently passed away or during a period of mourning
Fred Hershaft Fund
Dedicated to social action and providing help to those in need.
The Irving Gershon Talmud Study Fund
Contributions to this fund are used to support the continuation of the Talmud/Midrash class taught by Professor Charles Raffel.
" When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people. "
- Abraham Joshua Heschel