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Heritage Society
A gift to Temple Israel of Greater Miami is a legacy to your community. Your charitable gift can help to sustain, enrich and grow our community for generations to come. Your will is an important element in your estate plan that enables you to protect the people you love, create lasting support for Temple Israel and help ensure the future of this community. Your bequest may provide for a specific dollar gift, a percentage of your estate, or specific asset(s) to be given to Temple Israel in support of various programs and activities. A bequest may also be in the form of a gift of the remaining assets of one’s estate. Bequests, like other gifts, can be designated for many purposes or given without restriction.

There are many ways to make a gift of almost any size. Listed below are some of the many options available:

  • Appreciated securities
  • Closely-held stock and other business interests
  • Outright cash gifts
  • Real estate and investment properties
  • State of Israel bonds
  • Tangible personal property
  • Unrestricted Funds
  • Zero coupon bonds
  • IRA and other retirement funds

 

Those who have provided for Temple Israel in their wills and have notified the Temple of their intent are honored by having their names on the Heritage Society Plaque in the vestibule of the Bertha Abess Sanctuary.

If you have included Temple Israel in your will or have questions about planned gifts to the Temple, please call or email our Executive Director, Donna Dambrot, at 305-573-5900, extension 404. Thank you, as always, for your support.

Centennial Brick Campaign
Centennial Brick, 8" x 4” size: at $252 each - offers a maximum of 3 lines of 18 characters each, including punctuation and spaces. Purchase
Centennial Brick, 8" x 8" size: at $360 each - offers a maximum of 6-8 lines of 18 characters each, including punctuation and spaces. Purchase

Commemorative Plaques
Recognize life's meaningful milestones by inscribing them on the Temple's Tree of Life wall display.

Tree of Life - each Leaf: $360 Purchase
Sanctuary Seat Plaque: $500 Purchase
Yahrzeit Plaque: $500 Purchase

Cantor Jacob G. Bornstein and David Samuel Bornstein Memorial Fund
For youth activities and High School scholarships in Israel. Donate

Chefitz Learning Project
Donations provide funding for ongoing adult education programs. Donate

The Denmark Library
Provides funds to sustain Temple Israel’s library. Donate

Flower Fund
Funds donated here allow us to beautify the Bimah with flowers for Shabbat and holiday services and special events. Donate

Godmothers/Godfathers Religious School Scholarship Fund
Provides Religious School scholarships. Donate

Charles Held, Jr. Memorial Fund to Feed the Hungry
Provides assistance to local agencies that feed the hungry. Donate

Grace G. and B.B. Goldstein Music Fund
Provides funding for musical programming and guest artists. Donate

Rabbi Colman A. Zwitman Religious School
These funds are allocated to religious school programming and scholarships. Donate

Radio Guild Membership
This funding enables us to reach the community with live Shabbat and High Holy Day services. Donors receive a 1 year subscription to our monthly bulletin. For more information about how you can sponsor a Friday night service on the radio, contact Temple Israel executive director Joel Berger at 305.573.5900, ext. 404.

Radio/Internet Fund
This funding enables us to reach the community with live Shabbat and High Holy Day services on the air and streaming on the web. To find out how you can sponsor a Friday night service, contact Temple Israel executive director Joel Berger at 305.573.5900, ext. 404.

Marjorie Schillinger Religious School Scholarship Fund
Your donation to this fund, provides scholarships for Religious School students. Donate

Dorothy Serotta Social Justice Forum
Donations to this fund will allow the Forum to create programs and invite guest speakers to raise the awareness of social justice issues in our community. Donate

Sisterhood of Temple Israel of Greater Miami
Donations to this fund help to provide underwriting to benefit Temple Israel, in areas such as: sponsoring of our weekly Oneg Shabbat, braille prayer books, Jewish literature, and for the Y.E.S. fund which provides training for cantors and rabbis. Donate

Temple Israel of Greater Miami
Provides funds to help sustain Temple Israel. Donate

Temple Israel of Greater Miami-Memorial Fund
Provides funds in memory of loved ones to help sustain Temple Israel. Donate