Days of Awe/High Holy Days 5778 (2017) Guest Information and Donation

Bet Am Shalom warmly welcomes your family and friends and is open to the community for participation in our services during the Days of Awe.  

We appreciate your cooperation in complying with our guest policy. A guest is anyone who is not a part of a membership household.  A membership household consists of the adult(s) of the household and their children while they maintain student status.  

So we can plan appropriately, please let us know in advance of any guests who will be attending in either of two categories:

  1. Non-members (excluding seniors and college students)We request a donation for each guest of $360/person for all Days of Awe Services, or $180/person for Rosh Hashanah Day 1 & 2 and $180/person for both Kol Nidre & Yom Kippur, if you are able, to help us sustain our “open tent.” If you decide to become a member of Bet Am Shalom during this membership year, the monies you send for High Holy Day attendance will be applied toward your membership dues. Please submit donation below or click here for mail-in form.
     
  2. Seniors on a limited, fixed income and students attending local colleges:  We welcome you as guests of the congregation without any expectation of a donation, but you must register. Seniors and non-member college students click here to register without donating.

Donation Funds Detail

BAS General Fund

Support essential general synagogue operations, services and programs.

BAS Grounds Beautification Fund

Improve or beautify the synagogue grounds.

BAS Building Beautification Fund

Improve or beautify the synagogue building.

BAS General Education Fund

Support the Jewish education of our membership.

BAS Cultural Programs Fund

Support programs in Jewish music, art and literature, etc.

BAS Library Fund

Purchase books and equipment for the synagogue libraries.

BAS Prayer Book Fund

Purchase, replace, rebind, or repair prayer books.

Rabbi's Good Works Fund

Used by the rabbi for targeted social action and tzedakah contributions, for camp scholarships, and for individuals and families in need of immediate confidential assistance.

BAS Bikur Cholim Fund

Support for sick congregants at home or in the hospital.

Allan Abrahams Torah Restoration and Adult Education Fund

In memory of founding congregant and master teacher Allan Abrahams -- for Torah purchase and restoration as well as furthering Jewish education.

Philip and Alta Merker Memorial Fund

In memory of congregants Philip and Alta Merker to improve building "accessibility and functionality."

Harry Gordon Torah La'am (religious school) Enrichment Fund

In memory of congregant Harry Gordon -- to provide resources and programs which enrich students' experiences.

Pearl and Morris Herson Landscape Fund

In memory of congregants Pearl and Morris Herson who shared a love of garden spaces -- for landscaping of the property.

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