To Donate

“Charity is as potent a force for reconciliation as the ancient Temple altar.”

Rabbi Jochanan Ben Zakkai, founder of Rabbinic Judaism

Your donation is a wonderful way to help sustain the synagogue, mark a special occasion, remember someone dear, celebrate a birthday or anniversary, rejoice in the arrival of a child, mourn the passing of a friend or recognize an Aliyah honor. Your gift will be put into the General Fund to help defray the expenses of synagogue operations unless you designate a specific Kane Street Synagogue fund. For additional information about our funds or to sponsor an event, please contact Linda at office@kanestreet.org.

Send Your Contribution to the Synagogue Office Download Donation Form Completed forms may be faxed to 718-797-1152 or mailed to the office.
You can also donate online: Support KSS Now

Sponsor a Kiddush
Celebrate a Simcha by sponsoring a Kiddush. This is a great way for individuals, friends or study groups to show their appreciation to the community.

Buy Amazon.com
When you purchase items at www.Amazon.com through the link on our website the synagogue will receive a percentage of the sale.

Give a Matching Gift
Please check to see if your company participates in a matching gift program that will double your contribution.

Give a Gift-in-Kind
New goods and services for the annual auction, the school or the office are greatly appreciated.

Memorial Markers
Two large bronze plaques located at the rear of the Sanctuary bear individual plates with the names and Yahrzeit dates of the congregation’s loved ones. Memorial lights on the markers are lit for Shabbat and holidays. Letters of upcoming Yahrzeits are mailed to families before the anniversary of the death. Memorial Markers: $500

Capital and Endowment Gifts

To participate on a leadership level to sustain Kane Street Synagogue or to learn more about the following opportunities, please contact development@kanestreet.org.

Sanctuary Preservation Project
The L’Dor Vador Marker in the Goldman Educational Center lobby recognizes the names of donors who contributed gifts of $2,500 or above to the rebuilding of the Community Building. Now as we address the needs of our magnificent Sanctuary, we add the names of Sanctuary Preservation Project benefactors to the list. Learn More »

Dedication Opportunities
Families or individuals making Capital Gifts of $25,000 or more may dedicate an area of the Synagogue or a program in memory or in honor of a loved one. Dedication Markers are clustered on panels in the Goldman Educational Center lobby and throughout the synagogue.

Special Gifts
Consider making Kane Street Synagogue a part of your estate and tax plan for a permanent impact on the synagogue and community. Speak with someone from Development to arrange for the synagogue to receive appreciated assets, a Charitable Trust, Gift Annuity, Life Insurance or Retirement plan.

Legacies
Name Kane Street Synagogue as a beneficiary of your estate, or arrange for the synagogue to receive a Charitable Trust, Gift Annuity, Life Insurance or Retirement Plan.

Gifts of Time and Support

Volunteer for a Social Justice project

Join our Mensch Squad

Serve on a Synagogue Committee
Our community thrives because of the many devoted synagogue members who volunteer their talents and energy. Let us know how you’d like to help. You may e-mail the office with a note of your interest and someone will get back to you. We need people to:

  • Work at events such as the Hebrew School Auction and Israeli Film Festival
  • Write articles about our programs for the Kane Yirbu bulletin, The Scroll newsletter and local papers
  • Welcome people at services and Shabbat dinners
  • Organize notice boards and plan exhibits
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