Funds for the Benefit of Sinai Temple of Champaign-Urbana

 

Cohen (Julius Cohen Memorial Garden Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Areas not covered by other funds. Priorities: 

Maintenance and improvement of Sinai Temple gardens.

Distribution of income: Income is automatically sent to Sinai Temple for inclusion in its General Fund at the start of each fiscal year.

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple but managed by CUJEF

 

Ginsberg (Joli and Donald Ginsberg Library Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple Library.

Priorities:  Books, periodicals, video tapes, compact discs, and other educational materials deemed appropriate to the Sinai Temple Library. Materials are to be chosen by the Sinai Temple Rabbi and /or the Temple Librarian.

Distribution of income: Income is automatically sent to Sinai Temple at the start of each fiscal year for use in the Temple library.

Note:  Purchases are to identified by bookplates displaying the message "Donated by the Joli and Donald Ginsberg Library Endowment Fund" ​

Glaser (Milton and Annette Glaser Concert Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple. 

Priorities:  For biennial concerts of Jewish music at Sinai Temple.

Distribution of income:  Upon approval the application by the CUJEF Board. ​

Hamburg (J. Ben Hamburg Early Childhood Education Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple Religious School.

Priorities:  Jewish educational materials for kindergarten through grade three.

Distribution of income:  Income is automatically sent to Sinai Temple for inclusion in its General Fund at the start of each fiscal year. ​

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple but managed by CUJEF

Korry (Sisterhood Myron Korry Confirmation Education Fund)          make a donation now 

Focus:  Sinai Temple Religious School.

Priorities:  To fund a religious experience for the annual confirmation class.

Distribution of income:  Income is transferred to Sinai Temple at the start of each fiscal year.

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple but managed by CUJEF

Lewis (Lewis Family Fund)          make a donation now 

Focus:  Sinai Temple.

Priorities:  For Lectures and other programs of Judaic interest. For full or partial scholarships to Jewish Camps.

Distribution of Income:  Income is transferred to Sinai Temple at the request of its Board of Directors

 

Libman (Clarence and Adele Libman Sinai Temple Religious School Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple Religious School.

Established:  In 1993 by the families of William and Robert Libman.

Distribution of income:  Income is automatically sent to Sinai Temple at the start of each fiscal year for the sole use of the Sinai Temple Religious School. Use of the funds is at the discretion of the Sinai Temple Board of Trustees in collaboration with the recommendations of the Sinai Temple Religious School Committee.​

Linowes Bequest (David Linowes Bequest)          make a donation now

Focus: Relationships between religious institutions.

Established: October 2008 by Sinai Temple Board

Distribution of income:  Income is transferred to Sinai Temple at the request of its Board of Directors. ​

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple and managed by CUJEF

Loeb (Charles R. and Helen Loeb Fund)          make a donation now 

Focus:  Sinai Temple Religious School.

Priorities:  Education of Jewish children in religious school and other institutions, including camps. 

Distribution of income:  Income is transferred to Sinai Temple at the request of its Board of Directors​

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple but managed by CUJEF

Robinson Sinai Temple (Arthur R. Robinson Sinai Temple Fund)          make a donation now 

Focus:  Sinai Temple.

Established: In 2016 in memory of Arthur Robinson. 

Priorities:  Provides support to Sinai Temple. 

Distribution of income: Annual automatic disbursement. 

Note: This is a quasi-endowment.

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple and managed by CUJEF

Shapiro (Michael and Elizabeth Shapiro Camp Scholarship Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple Religious School.

Established:  In 2000 by the Milton and Rebecca Shapiro in honor of Michael and Elizabeth.

Priorities:  Scholarships for children enrolled in the Sinai Temple Religious School to support attendance at Olin Sang Ruby Union Institute.

Distribution of income:  Determined by the Sinai Temple Rabbi and Educator (or committee appointed by the Sinai Temple Board) based on need.

Note:  Awards are to be made in a fashion that will not intrude on the family's privacy. ​

Sinai Board (Sinai Temple Tepper Board Discretionary Fund)          make a donation now

Focus: Sinai Temple.

Priorities: Special projects of the Sinai Temple Board of Directors.

Distribution of income: Income is transferred to Sinai Temple at the request of its Board of Directors.

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple and managed by CUJEF

Sinai Camp (Sinai Temple Sisterhood Camp Scholarship Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple.

Priorities:  Provides partial tuition scholarships to UAHC camps for children of Sinai Temple members.

Distribution of income:  Income is transferred to Sinai Temple at the request of its Board of Directors.​

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple and managed by CUJEF

Sinai General (Sinai Temple General Endowment Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple.

Priorities:  Augments the Sinai Temple General Fund.

Distribution of income:  Income is automatically sent to Sinai Temple for inclusion in its General Fund at the start of each fiscal year.

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple and managed by CUJEF ​

Smith Rabbinic (Smith Rabbinic Endowment)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple Rabbinic Salary.

Established:  In 2002 by the Smith family in memory of  Natalie Smith as a part of the Rabbinic Endowment with Blanche Sudman. Modified in 2014 as its own fund.

Priorities:  Provide a stable source of salary funding for the Sinai Temple Rabbi

Distribution of income:  To Sinai Temple upon request from the Sinai Temple Board. Note: The establishing donors wished for earnings accrued by this endowment to be accumulated for use in years when salary increases could not be met by increases in Temple Support payments by the membership. ​

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple and managed by CUJEF

Steinberg (Marvin Steinberg Scholar-in-Residence Fund)          make a donation now

Focus: Sinai Temple.

Priorities: For bringing scholars to present a lecture/seminar series at Sinai Temple to help perpetuate Judaism.

Distribution of income: Upon request from a Sinai Temple committee established to plan a program. Note: If no program is given for a 6 year period, or if Sinai Temple ceases to exist, capital in the Steinberg fund is to be transferred to the University of Illinois for support of Judaic studies​

Sudman Rabbinic Endowment          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple Rabbinic Salary.

Established:  In 2002 by Blanche Sudman  in memory of Seymour Sudman as a part of the Rabbinic Endowment with the Smith family. Modified in 2014 as its own fund. 

Priorities:  Provide a stable source of salary funding for the Sinai Temple Rabbi.

Distribution of income:  To Sinai Temple upon request from the Sinai Temple Board. Note: The establishing donors wished for earnings accrued by this endowment to be accumulated for use in years when salary increases could not be met by increases in Temple Support payments by the membership.

This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple butr managed by CUJEF

Youth (Stanley and Joan Levy Youth Leadership Fund)          make a donation now 

Focus:  Sinai Temple.

Priorities:  Supports attendance at youth leadership conferences by youth in the Champaign - Urbana Jewish community.

Distribution of income:  Income is transferred to Sinai Temple at the request of its Board of Directors​.

​This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple and managed by CUJEF

Zimmerman (Mathlia Zimmerman B'nai Israel Fund)          make a donation now

Focus:  Sinai Temple.

Priorities:  For support of lecturers and pulpit guests at Sinai Temple.

Distribution of income:  Income is transferred to Sinai Temple at the request of its Board of Directors.

​This endowed fund is owned by Sinai Temple and managed by CUJEF