Ways to Donate

Please click on a fund below to donate

In Support of Israel

Agudas Israel Congregation stands with Israel. We have created the Agudas Israel Congregation Emergency Relief Fund for Israel. To donate now, click here.

The fund will send all donations to:

Friends of IDF: For Soldiers of the Israel Defense forces.

Israeli-American Council: Part will be earmarked for Mogen David Adon, part for hospitals in the south of Israel.

The Chesed Fund: For the purchase of needed basic equipment for Israeli reservists who have been called up.

Yom Kippur Appeal
The annual Yom Kippur Appeal is one of our important sources of operating revenue beyond membership dues. Your donations to this fund enable Agudas to continue to be the center of Jewish life in Henderson County and beyond.

High Holy Days Tickets
Tickets are available for Rosh Hashonah services (including the first night and day of the holiday) and Yom Kippur services (including Kol Nidre and day of the holiday).
Agudas Israel member tickets:
No charge. For family and visitors of Agudas Israel members, guest tickets may be purchased at $50/person per holiday; children 18 years or younger attend at no charge.
Non-member tickets:
$200/person for one (1) holiday (Rosh Hashonah or Yom Kippur);
$300/person for both Rosh Hashonah and Yom Kippur holidays. Children 18 years or younger attend at no charge.
If you decide to join the congregation within a month after the holidays have ended, we will apply the ticket costs toward your membership dues! Please contact our office for details. 

Bereavement/Yahrzeit Fund
It is an age-old Jewish custom to give tzedakah in memory of loved ones who have died. Donations to this fund provide for the needs of our members’ bereaved families.

Building Fund
Donations to this fund are used to maintain the building and grounds.

Endowment Fund
These funds go toward perpetuating the synagogue’s needs through long term planning and investment.

General Fund
These monies are used for the everyday operation of the synagogue.

Cantor’s Discretionary Fund
The Cantor uses these donations for worthy causes.

Ritual Fund
This fund supplies the means for the purchase and maintenance of religious objects, holiday celebrations and treats, musical liturgy, and flowers for the sanctuary.

The Brotherhood supports a variety of charitable causes; this can be used to pay dues.

Sisterhood General Fund
Donations to this fund support the work of the sisterhood and can be used to pay dues  

Sisterhood Bonnie Cooper Memorial Beautification Fund
Donations to this fund are used for the beautification of the building’s interior.

Sisterhood Linda Perkel Memorial
Caring Fund
Donations enable the caring committee to support members during their time of need.

Other Ways to Donate

Yahrzeit Memorial Plaques
Honor your loved ones who have passed or reserve a place for anyone you choose to memorialize. The cost of each engraved brass name plate is $300, Name plates can include both English and Hebrew. Alight will be illuminated and their name will be recited in perpetuity on the shabbat of their Yahrzeit as a continuation of their memory and impact on the world. Contact the Agudas Israel Office at 828-693-9838 to place your order.

Pew Dedication
Dedicate a pew in honor-of or in memory-of loved ones. The plaques will be on both sides of the pew as you walk down the aisle for all to see, There are only 28 pews and each permanent plaque is available for $1800. Please contact the office for further information if you would like to donate for your loved one.

Tree of Life Leaves
Engrave a brass leaf for the wall of the social hall in honor of a loved one or any special occasion. Call the office at 828-693-9838 for more information.