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Online Donations

A Donation Is a Meaningful Way to Express You Care.

All are welcome to make donations to Barnert Temple.  You do not need to be a member. 

You can recognize any occasion with a donation.  From joyous milestones (e.g., birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, etc.) to more challenging events like illness and yahrzeits.  You can also donate to mark the  everyday celebrations in your daily life, like a child's great report card, a promotion, or running your first 5K.

To make an online donation, enter your information below.  Then click Next: Choose Your Payment Method at the bottom of this page to enter your payment information on our secure, online payment screen.

DONOR INFORMATION

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MAKE A DONATION TO:

Select a fund from the list.  (A description of the fund will display along with the fund name.)

   

Yahrzeit Donations
Remember the yearly anniversary of a loved one’s death by donating to the Yahrzeit Fund. Permanent memorial plaques and weekly Yahrzeit plaques may also be purchased.  Contact the office (201) 848-1800 for details.

Oneg Shabbat Sponsors
Commemorate any occasion - anniversary, Bar/t Mitzvah, birth, etc. - by sponsoring an Oneg Shabbat.  Sponsor names are included in the Friday evening Shabbat service announcements.

Rabbi's Discretionary Funds
This fund is used to defray unbudgeted operating expenses, provide financial assistance to people in need, provide support to other charitable organizations and endeavors that further the Temple’s standing in the community and for any other purpose consistent with the Temple’s mission and purpose. Included in this fund are the Music Fund and the Youth Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for Jewish youth programs.

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Lifelong Learning Funds
These funds support many areas of Barnert Temple’s Lifelong Learning, including:
General: Provides the Director of Lifelong Learning discretionary spending for educational support.
Adult Learning: Supports Adult Learning at Barnert Temple.
Preschool Teacher Appreciation: Provides support for teacher training and development.
JJP (Religious School) Teacher Appreciation: Provides support for teacher training and development. Funds also provide scholarships for college-bound madrichim.

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Elsie & Howard Kahan Holocaust Memorial Fund*
Provides funds for educational purposes relating to the Holocaust in the Congregation, the Temple schools and the local community.
* Endowment Fund

Kathie F. Williams TAG Scholarship Fund
The fund supports activities that actively engage students and parents in Jewish learning through Torah, Avodah and Gemilut Chasadim and awards annual scholarships to Barnert JJP students.

David Nalven Memorial Youth Education Fund*
This fund provides support and resources to facilitate educational activities for Barnert Temple Youth.
* Endowment Fund

Gutenstein Youth Community Service Fund
Provides funds for support and resources to facilitate post Bar/t Mitzvah students to continue working in community service.

Jed Haubenstock BarTY (Barnert Temple Youth Group) Fund
Provides scholarship assistance for regional/national/international youth programs including trips to Israel, and supports programs and activities for the Barnert Temple Youth Group.
 

Rabbi Martin Freedman URJ Camp Scholarship Fund
Provides a scholarship to a four-week Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) summer camp to a qualified Barnert Temple student, who otherwise could not afford to go.
 

Barnert Garden Fund
Provides for materials and labor for an on-site intergenerational, social action community garden where children and adults of all ages may participate.

Barnert Temple Endowment Fund
Income from this fund supports the Temple’s general operations.
 

Helen Lee Caring Community Fund
Supports Barnert Temple's Caring Community efforts by providing Temple members with cards, meals, gifts, visits, transportation and general support. This fund provides for those in times of need, as well as those celebrating joyous occasions.

Mt. Nebo Cemetery Beautification Fund
Provides maintenance and beautification of Mt. Nebo Cemetery in Totowa, which is owned by the Temple.

Sanctuary Enhancements Fund
Helps to ensure that the Barnert Temple Sanctuary remains uniquely warm, spiritual and comfortable consistent with the Congregation’s vision and mission.

Social Action Fund
Helps fund activities and programs to fulfill the Temple’s practice of tikkun olam (repairing the world) by raising awareness, educating our congregation about the issues of social injustice and the environment, both locally and globally, and donating to applicable causes.

Barnert Temple Sisterhood
Sisterhood raises significant funds (tzedakah) to support Barnert Temple and charitable causes in the community. They also offer many diverse programs throughout the year that support making connections, education, social action, community building.

Barnert Temple Men's Club
The Men's Club provides a way for men to socialize, network and have fun while playing an active and visible role in our activities and support for Israel.  They contribute time and raise substantial amounts of money for the Synagogue and social action efforts.

COVID-19 Food Relief Fund
Barnert Temple members prepare a meal for 40 - 60 men each month at the St. Paul’s Shelter in Paterson.  For at least the next two or three months we are sending in a restaurant meal, which will also help support a local restaurant with needed business.  Any excess funds we raise will be used for food and other urgent needs for those in our own Barnert Temple community and in the greater area experiencing hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Free Will - Unrestricted Gift
These donations cover a portion of Barnert's operating budget that dues alone cannot support.  Your generous donations will enable us to continue the diversity of our programming and will support the many Temple activities we so value and enjoy. Your donations and participation will help ensure a vibrant future for our beloved Barnert Temple and Reform Jewish community

        
Is this gift a tribute? Please let us know how you would like it acknowledged.
Tribute Text Examples:
Sara Cohen's Bat Mitzvah
Susan Field's Engagement
The Birthday of my Wife, Shoshana Rosenblum
In Memory of Sam Levin, Father of Paul Levin
My Father's Yahrzeit
The Graduation of our Nephew, Michael Goldsmith
Enter the name(s) as it should appear on the acknowledgment card & Barnert Temple donor listings.
 
Due to COVID-19, all acknowledgements are being sent via email.
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TOTAL DONATION

Mon, August 3 2020 13 Av 5780