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In Judaism,
there is no word for charity.

Instead, we use the word tzedakah,
derived from the Hebrew word meaning
righteousness, justice or fairness.
Tzedakah is not a matter of choice.
It is the performance of a duty
– a sacred obligation –
and the highest of all commandments.

There are many ways to give to Har HaShem

One-time or recurring donations

Support Har HaShem’s work by making a contribution to a specific fund or the congregation’s overall operation. Dedicate the donation in honor or in memory of a friend or loved one. You can schedule the donation for the future or make it a recurring donation into the future. Make a donation now.

Sponsor a Prayerbook

Your gift to the prayerbook fund helps maintain siddurim (prayer books for weekly Shabbat services) and machzorim (prayer books for annual High Holy Day services). You may dedicate a Shabbat prayerbook ($50 regular print/$60 large print) or a set of High Holy Day prayerbooks ($75 regular print/$125 large print), or make a donation of your choice.

Dedicate a Prayerbook now.

Engrave a memory at Har HaShem

Dedicate a paver in front of our main doorway or install a memorial plaque in our sanctuary.

Pavers – perfect for celebrating a birthday or bar mitzvah, wedding or other occasion – are available in three sizes. Engrave a message of your choice (character limits vary by size of paver). Your message conveys the joy and vitality of our community to every visitor.

Dedicate a paver now.

Installing a memorial plaque, and we will read your loved one’s name before Kaddish (the memorial prayer) each year on the anniversary of their death. The cast bronze plaque will be added to the wall of the sanctuary.

Install a memorial plaque now.

Donate stock or other assets

Donate appreciated securities or other assets, and you can claim the current value of the donation as a contribution and avoid capital gains taxes, too.

Download a stock donation form to send your broker.

Har Nevo Legacy Society

Remember Congregation Har HaShem with a gift in your will, trust, retirement plan or life insurance policy. 

Learn more about the Har Nevo Legacy Society.

Tue, July 23 2019 20 Tammuz 5779