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Funds & Account Descriptions


Archives Account: Maintains items of historical importance to the synagogue

Judge Louis Bloom Minyan Fund: Offsets the cost of refreshments for the morning minyan

Bowman-Finkelstein Rabbi Endowment Fund: Supports the rabbi’s salary package

Judy Brown Memorial Fund: Proceeds are used to defray synagogue operating expenses

Daily Minyan Account: This account will directly support the refreshments for the daily minyan

Floral/Landscape Account: Supplies flowers for the bimah and for landscaping

Jerry & Janet Rosset Fund: Used for youth activities, youth director’s salary or special events for youth

Syngagogue General Fund: Proceeds are used to defray synagogue operating expenses

Yahrtzeit/Yizkor Account:Donations are used to offset general operating accounts in the synagogue


Evelyn Much Epstein Bernstein Fund: Used to advance Jewish education

Joseph and Edith Godick Jewish History Lecture Fund: Supports community-wide lectures and/or programs on any and all aspects of Jewish history

Rabbi Louis & Mindell Kaplan Cultural Fund:Used to provide special speakers, artists, musicians or scholars for Ohev Shalom programs

Robert Nichols Adult Education Fund: Used for adult education and related projects


Beatrice De Bellis Fund: Helps to pay Hebrew school tuition for eligible families

Donald and Ruth Levinstein Education Fund: Used to defray the cost of our Education Director

Dr. Frank and Sophie Savits Memorial Fund for Jewish Education: Used for educational programs at the synagogue’s religious school

Dorothy & Carl B. Sparkler School/Scholarship Fund: Provides tuition scholarships for Mispallelim grades 4, 5, and 6, and funding for religious school programs and projects

Harriet P. & Larry J. Starer Fund for the Arts: To perpetuate the Jewish arts in the school. This programming will be in the form of art and/or music and/or dance


Philip and Shirley Daley Endowment Fund: For educational programs and scholarships/grants to students for furthering their Jewish education

Melvin Rudman Memorial Scholarship Fund: Provides scholarship money to college/graduate students with preference to accounting/business majors

Debby Silver Camp Fund: Used to award scholarships to children attending Jewish summer overnight camp

Samuel Warwick Fund: Used to provide money to teenagers going to Israel

Ada and Jay Young Jewish Cultural and Educational Fund: provides funding for children attending Camp Ramah or taking trips to Israel. May also be used for programming related to Judaism or Israel


Helping Those in Need Account: All donations go directly to local programs such as the Life Center, Baby Manna, or other worthwhile organizations

Netzach Fund: 50% to support social outreach programs inside and outside of Ohev Shalom and 50% to support general operations

Alexander H. Brown Feed the Hungry Fund: Used to feed the hungry, with special emphasis on Jews in Delaware County


Balin Chapel Fund: Used to maintain and beautify our chapel

Barron Family Communal Gathering Fund:To help provide communal meals before, during, and after significant events in the building

Ray Doblitz Library Fund: Revenues from this fund are used to purchase books and other materials for the library.

Rose Isaacson Library Account: To purchase books and other materials for the Library

Eli & Sissy Lax Sukkah Terrace Fund: For maintaining the sukkah terrace and other building maintenance

Simon Levin Torah Restoration Fund: For needed Torah repairs and maintenance as approved by the Rabbi, Board of Directors and Ritual Committee

Rabbi’s Discretionary Account: Used by the Rabbi to make donations to worthy charities and causes

Frank M. Rech Prayer Book Fund: Funding to purchase new prayer books on an ongoing basis for the synagogue

School Tribute Account: Used at the discretion of the Education Director

Sisterhood Kitchen & Special Projects Account: Used for the maintenance, renovation, and/or improvements to the synagogue kitchen, and other synagogue special projects identified by Sisterhood

Jack Swerman Building/Architectural Account: For the purpose of preserving and enhancing our building.

Wolf Auditorium Fund: Used to beautify and maintain our auditorium

Joseph Zommick Cemetery Account: For beautification of the cemetery

L’Chaim (Newsletter) Sponsorship: Sponsor an issue of L’Chaim for $180

Sun, January 23 2022 21 Shevat 5782