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Adath Jeshurun is very grateful for the many contributions made to our endowed funds, which have been generously established by AJ families for the benefit of our shul. Below is a listing of our endowed funds with the established purpose of each fund. To donate to any of these funds, click here or contact the AJ Office at 502-458-5359.

Abe & Ruth Rosenstein Cemetery Beautification Fund
Permanent cemetery beautification such as benches, trees, and shrubs

Arnold Jay Levin Simcha Fund
Certificates and books for life-cycle events

David & Betty Hanover Carney Mahzor Fund
High Holy Day mahzorim for congregational use

Blue Family Fund
Maintaining Blue Rose Garden, Blue Sanctuary & Blue Dairy Kitchen

Cari E. Kleinman For the Children Fund
Assistance for children

Celia Simon Israel Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for semesters in Israel for teens

Chester B. & Vivian Slosberg Memorial Sukkah Fund
Maintenance and decorations for sukkah

Deborah Slosberg Melton Travel Scholarship Fund
Financial assistance for participants to attend Melton Travel Seminars

Dorothy & Henry Goldstein Gemilut Hasadim Fund
Assistance for those who need temporary help with basic living expenses

Dorothy Levy Memorial Retreat Speaker Fund
Speakers for synagogue programs

Edna Yarmuth Melton Scholarship Fund
Supports the Louisville Melton program and Melton Seminars

Harold & Frankye Klein Gordon Event Fund
Provide reduced fees at events to make them more affordable

Harry & Annette Geller Family Chumash Fund
Chumashim for congregational use

Jerome & Ruth Kasdan Young Leadership Fund
Financial assistance for Jewish leadership and educational programs

Jodi Feld Lapin Fund
Educational programs

Julie Olson Shabbat Scholar Fund
Shabbat Scholar program

Julius L. Kozlove Tikkun Olam Fund
Booklets and materials for hospitalized AJ members

Justin G. Mark Memorial Children’s Lounge Fund
Maintenance and equipment for Children’s Lounge

Kohn-Berman Anniversary Flower Fund
Flowers delivered to congregants for special anniversaries

Lillian & Morris Borowitz Scholarship Fund
Religious School scholarships

Melvin & Shellie Benovitz Library Fund
Upkeep of Benovitz Library

Millie Edelstein Candlestick Fund
Candlesticks for bat mitzvah students

Miriam Blue & Phyllis Adams Kitchen Fund
Maintaining kitchens and providing food service

Phyllis & Michael Shaikun Tikkun Olam Fund
Assistance for persons or organizations in need

Phyllis L. & Stanley J. Bordorf Camp Ramah Scholarship Fund
Camp Ramah scholarships

Rabbi Robert B. Slosberg Minyan Fund
Minyan expenses

Rabbi Simcha Kling Education Fund
Educational programs

Rebecca & Barnet Linker Kiddush Cup Fund
Kiddush cups for b’nai mitzvah students

Renee & John Rothschild Siddur Fund
Replenish/replace Siddur Lev Shalem for Shabbat & Festivals

Robin Silverman Renovation Fund
Enhancements and future renovations to the building

Rothschild Educational Assistance Fund
Financial assistance to b’nai mitzvah students

Sally Younger & Peter Pearlman Chesed Fund
Assistance for those in need

Samuel A. Stern Torah Fund
Protection, repair, & maintenance of AJ’s Torahs

Selina Altman Memorial Lecture Fund
Lecture series

Sisterhood Past Presidents Endowment Fund
AJ kitchen upkeep & other congregational needs

Stephen J. & Gerry Evans Family Misheberakh Fund
Synagogue operating expenses

Stuart A. Handmaker L’dor Vador Fund
Intergenerational Jewish programming

Yandell & Ruth O’Koon B’nai Mitzvah Chumash Fund
Chumashim for b’nai mitzvah students

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