Donations

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Temple Fund


To support the needs of the temple and to fulfill the mission of Congregation Emanu El

 

education


Helfman Religious School

Shirley Barish Memorial Israel Experience Fund
To send Helfman Religious School high school students to Israel

Shirley & Marvin Barish Teacher Enrichment Fund
To provide training programs for Emanu El teachers

Lisl Berman Education Fund
To support Helfman Religious School

Cantor-Stone Religious School Scholarship Fund
To provide Helfman Religious School scholarships

Alan Gaylor Teacher Assistant Fund
To support Helfman Religious School teacher assistants

Julia Kaplan Religious School Enrichment Fund
To enhance Helfman Religious School programs

Philip G. Lusky Religious School Scholarship Fund
To provide Helfman Religious School scholarship

Ellen Hurwitz Penner Religious School Fund
To promote the spiritual growth of Helfman Religious School students

Harold Reingold Religious School Fund
To enhance Helfman Religious School programs

Religious School Scholarship Fund
To provide Helfman Religious School scholarships

Michael Spolane Education Fund
To enhance Helfman Religious School programs and provide funds for teachers to attend conferences

Edward Wayne Family Fund
To support programs that benefit children attending Helfman Religious School
 

Becker Early Childhood Center

Becker Early Childhood Fund
To provide and enhance Becker Early Childhood Center programs

Becker Early Childhood Scholarship Fund
To provide Becker Early Childhood Center scholarships

Gochman Becker Early Childhood Fund
To provide for Transportation Fair and the librarian in Sugar’s Library

Ronald Brochstein Early Childhood Fund
To enhance preschool education
 

Adult Education

Robert I. Kahn Social Justice Fund
To send congregants to the Consultation on Conscience at the Religious Action Center

Lipet’s Rabbinical Fund
To provide Hebrew Union College scholarships

Gerard & Pauline Lechenger Morgenstern Adult Education Fund
To provide adult Hebrew education programs 

 

Programs


Ablon Fund for the Creative Arts
To provide creative arts programs

Max & Louise Bamberger Memorial Fund
To create and promote programs that strengthen Emanu El’s support for Israel 

Nathan Berg Lecture Series
To present programs on political issues

Florence & Ben Blum Leadership Fund
To send Emanu El leadership to URJ Biennials and underwrite leadership programs and speakers

Caplovitz Lectureship Fund
To present programs on contemporary moral issues

Fredell Lack Eichhorn Cantor’s Music Fund
To enhance musical programming

Dick Fox Emanu Elders Lectureship Fund
To provide programs for Emanu Elders

Eleanor & Frank Freed Lectureship Fund
To present programs on issues in contemporary society

Rozelle & Robert I. Kahn Lectureship Fund
To present annual lectures by Reform scholars 

Julie Kronowitz Memorial Fund
To provide programs about religion

Moser Library Fund
To provide library programs

Julius Nathan Music Fund
To provide musical programs

Edis Lewis Parkans Emanu Elders Fund
To provide programs for Emanu Elders

Milton Popkin Endowment Fund
To promote an understanding of other religions and cultures

Helen & Harry Reichek Lecture Fund,
Shirley & Bernard Weingarten Fund,
Julius Zinn Fund

To provide and enhance congregation programs

Sachs-Pesses Community Outreach Fund
To present programs on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues 

Susman Fund for Family Programming
To support programs for families

Rabbi Roy Walter Enrichment Fund
To support spiritual and cultural enrichment

 

Operations & Facilities


General Endowment Fund
To provide for the general needs of Emanu El and its  facilities

Access For All Fund
To make Emanu El accessible for physically challenged people

Sarah & Adolph Blumenfeld Klei Kodesh Sacred Objects Fund
To purchase and maintain Emanu El’s sacred objects 

Cersonsky Cemetery Beautification Fund
To maintain and enhance Emanu El Memorial Park

Ethel Huvard Music Library Fund
To maintain and enhance Emanu El’s music library

Kagan Rudy Chapel Fund
To maintain and enhance the Kagan Rudy Chapel at Emanu El Memorial Park 

Robert I. Kahn Gallery Fund
To maintain and enhance the Robert I. Kahn Gallery

Jason & David Marcus Playspace Fund
To maintain and enhance the playground

Mystic Flame Young Members Fund
To make Emanu El more affordable for young members

Cary Pasternak Cemetery Fund
To maintain and enhance Emanu El Memorial Park

Max & Bertha Pasternak Publication Fund
To provide printed educational and creative materials

Prayer Book Fund
To provide prayer books for worship

The Proler Chapel Fund
To maintain and enhance the Proler Chapel

Jay Sterling Children’s Library Fund
To maintain and enhance the children’s section of the Stillman-Lack Memorial Library

Stillman-Lack Memorial Library Fund
To maintain and enhance the Stillman-Lack Memorial Library

Dolores & Buddy Wilkenfeld Communications Fund
To enhance Emanu El’s communications with congregants

Morris & Frieda Wolfe Fund
To support and improve Emanu El’s operations and programming

 

Human Services


Riva Bursten Caring Congregation Fund
To support programs that assist people in the community

Clergy’s Good Works Fund
To provide Emanu El’sclergy with funds to help individuals in need and to support organizations that benefit the community

Aubrey & Sylvia Farb Community Service Fund
To support small and emerging organizations that improve life for underserved Houstonians

Jeanette Oshman Benevolent Fund
To support the Rabbis’ Good Works Fund

Lillian Pasternak Mitzvah Fund
To support mitzvah projects that improve life for Houstonians

Edward Wayne Hunger Fund
To feed the hungry of Houston

 

Youth & Young Adults


Barbara & Mark Brookner Campership Fund
To provide scholarships to send Helfman Religious School students to Greene Family Camp

Debbie Gligor Special Fund
To provide programs and services for special needs children

Jean & Julian Goldberg Children’s Fund
To provide arts programs for children

Alex & Willie Mae Goldstein Children’s Fund
To support the educational, spiritual, physical and emotional needs of children ages 10 and under

Rose Goodfriend Israel Pilgrimage
To help send Confirmation students to Israel

Greene Family Camp Fund
To support Greene Family Camp

Hoffman-Nathan Youth Fund
To provide scholarships for children to attend events with Jewish content  

Sanford I. Lack Scout Fund
To support Emanu El’s Scout program

Sol & Helen Laufman, Bill Laufman College Dinner Fund
To provide Emanu El college students opportunities to have dinner with the congregation’s rabbis   

Chester Marcus Campership Fund
To provide Greene Family Camp scholarships

Nemzin Mazel Tov Israel Bond Fund
To give an Israel bond to every Emanu El Bar and Bat Mitzvah  

Ben Noble Campership Fund
To send an outstanding Confirmation year TEFTY member to a NFTY event

Connie Reischer Scholarship Fund
To provide Greene Family Camp scholarships 

Ricky Schnurr Campership Fund
To provide Greene Family Camp scholarships

Steinberg Confirmation Award Fund
To provide awards to outstanding Confirmation students

Sterling Young Adults Enrichment Fund
To support enrichment programs for young adults

Cecil & Emanuel Wulfe Confirmation Award Fund
To provide a scholarship to send an outstanding Confirmation student to a NFTY event

 

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