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Rabbi's Discretionary Fund

Photo by Chrystie Sherman for the JDC

Photo by Chrystie Sherman for the JDC

The Rabbi's Discretionary Fund is a charitable arm of our congregation. These funds are never directed towards our operating or programming costs, but are rather distributed by our rabbi to members in need, with their dignity and confidentiality preserved, and communities in crisis.

 

Click here to donate online today or send a check made out to 'CSI Rabbi's Discretionary Fund' to 2 W 70 Street, NY, NY 10023.

 

Contributions directed towards this fund are 100% tax-deductible. 

 

Please note that Paypal collects approximately 3% for all processed credit and debit cards. You are welcome to donate an additional 3% to cover this cost.

Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

1768
Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883