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Thank You to Our Donors


Temple Shaaray Tefila proudly recognizes and honors members whose outstanding generosity as major contributors demonstrates a spirit of giving which has sustained and improved life in this community. By recognizing Donors’ generosity, we hope to encourage others to give generously as well. View the digital version of our 2023 Shaaray Tzedakah, our our annual donor brochure, by clicking the image below.


Another way we acknowledge our largest donors is by engraving the family’s name on a bronze plaque displayed on the donor wall in the lobby of the temple. These families are recognized for their high-level of giving for Aggregate Giving and/or Enhanced Membership.


Rabbi’s Circle Gold: $34,000

Rabbi’s Circle Silver: $26,000

Rabbi’s Circle Bronze: $21,000

Patron: $14,000

Sustaining: $8,500



Tzedakah (Righteous Giving) is the act of realizing that we can make positive change and improve the world around us. We are grateful to the most generous contributors to Shaaray Tefila, who have supported this community through donations to Enhanced Membership, the Annual Appeal, Spring Gala, Raise the Rooftop project, and other ongoing contributions throughout the year above regular membership dues and school fees. We recognize donors in the following aggregate giving categories:

Visionary (Khozeh): $50,000 & Above

Leader (Manheeg): $25,000-$49,999

Foundation (Yesod): $18,000-$24,999

Pillar (Migdal): $10,000-$17,999

Builder (Boneh): $5,000-$9,999

Guardian (Shomer): $2,500-$4,999

Friend (Chaver): $1,000-$2,499

If you have questions about your annual giving to Temple Shaaray Tefila, please contact the Development Department, at 212-535-8008 ext. 202 or

Special Acknowledgements 

Temple Shaaray Tefila extends our deep appreciation and sincere thanks to
Stephanie Feld,
for establishing the following funds in loving memory of her family:

The Isabel & Harold Feld Fund for Religious School Scholarships
The Gerry Feld Fund for Membership Dues Relief
The Barbara & Adolph Jurman Fund for the Soup Kitchen