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By giving to our Endowment funds, you can help ensure Congregation Beth Israel remains a vibrant center of Jewish life for future generations.
Building Fund Support capital projects for our historic building.
Legacy for Our Future Support our congregation and membership for generations to come.
Aim Chai Board of Trustees Fund Support our congregation and membership for generations to come.
Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund Provide ongoing support for the maintenance of our cemeteries.
Learn about our Endowment Campaign, "CBI: Come Be Inspired" To discuss this and other endowment contribution opportunities, please contact Lauren Benthien at email@example.com
General Charitable Provide for operations of CBI. Your gift will go where it is most needed.
Generations Capital Campaign Provide funding for the Learning Center and other capital projects.
New American Support ESL classes held at CBI.
Technology Help us continue and expand our technological resources such as Wifi and livestreaming of services.
Membership Engagment Fund Supports congregation-wide events such as Celebrate CBI and our Diary of Anne Frank Play outing as well as smaller programs like Shabbark Shalom and Micro-WHTY.
Deborah Library Help maintain and expand the library collection.
Mental Health and Addiction Support Funds educational mental health and addiction awareness programs for our community.
Silver Courtyard Help maintain and provide special plantings in our courtyard.
Cemetery Beautification Help maintain and provide special plantings in our cemeteries.
Bulletin Support production and mailing of our bi-monthly bulletin.
Religious School Fund Our religious school depends on generous support to provide accessible and excellent Jewish education.
Louis Antiput Youth Fund Support our Religious School.
William and Rebecca Rosenfeld Fund Support our Religious School.
WHTY Provide teen programming for our West Hartford Temple Youth Group.
Robert Falk Memorial Fund Support our WHTY youth programming.
Leonard Merin Memorial Fund Support adult education programs.
Music Support music programming at CBI.
Judith and Harvey Goldstein Music Provide musical resources for the Religious School and Library.
The Lawrence Davidson Family Memorial Torah Cover Help maintain our Torah covers.
Oneg Fund Honor a special simcha for recognition at our Simcha Shabbat service.
Prayer Book Fund Honor special event with a donation to the prayer book fund; we will place a bookplate in the inside cover of the prayer book recognizing your donation.
High Holy Days Appeal Support the diverse needs of our community at this very special time of year.
Rosh Hashanah In the Park Support our annual community-wide outdoor service.
Caring Committee Help the Caring Committee provide comfort and joy to members of our community.
Social Justice Support projects that give back to our community.
Friends of the Library Support the needs of the learning center and archives.
Dr. Robert A. Kramer S.A.G.E. Provide programming and offset speaker costs for S.A.G.E. - Seniors for Arts, Growth, and Education.
Brotherhood Support CBI’s men’s group.
Sisterhood Support CBI’s women’s group.
Adult Education Committee Help provide guest speakers and other opportunities to enrich lifelong study and spiritual growth.
Discretionary funds are used to benefit the CBI community.
Rabbi Michael Pincus
Rabbi Andi Fliegel
Cantor Stephanie Kupfer
CBI: Come Be Inspired!
Planning a gift for our synagogue is a beautiful way to leave a legacy. We hope that all of our congregants will feel the importance of bestowing a gift to CBI that will help sustain our spiritual home for the future. There are so many ways to make a legacy gift at a level that is meaningful to you. Most legacy gifts do not require any immediate payment:
In addition to the legacy plans listed, contributions to our endowment funds and/or establishing a named endowment fund are other ways to see your contributions invested today for the future. When you commit to a legacy gift to CBI you will become part of Greater Hartford’s Life & Legacy program, in partnership with the Jewish Community Foundation and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, which promotes after-lifetime giving. I hope that our community will be inspired by philanthropic giving to CBI and will have those conversations about what is meaningful to you, to plant seeds for the future.
Please contact Lauren Benthien at 860-519-0611 or Lbenthien@cbict.org to find out how you can ensure CBI’s sustainment and growth.
Watch the videos below to learn about the value of Congregation Beth Israel to members of our community.