There are many ways you can support Torah Fund's ongoing efforts. Your donations allows us to continue collaborating with our institutional partners and benefits The Jewish Theological Seminary and its students.
Giving to Torah Fund:
View the video from our recent conference to see how donations to Torah Fund help promote Jewish scholarship and leadership across North America and Israel.
For over forty years, Torah Fund has issued distinctive pins designed by outstanding artists, which have been worn with pride by women throughout the world. Many women have assembled an archive of these pins going back decades.
If you have missed a pin and want to fill in the gaps of your personal collection or give them as gifts, please call the Torah Fund office (212) 678-8027 or email Carolyn Baron.
$300: Guardian Level
$600: Associate Patron
$2,500: Scholarship (Annual)
$5,000: Keter Kavod (Annual)
Uri Uri- עורי עורי
Awake-Greet the New Dawn!
As women, we experience many wake-up calls. Devorah the Prophet was a judge in Israel when she was roused from her seat under a palm tree to lead her people's troops into battle with the words, "Arise, arise, Devorah; arise and join in the chant" (Judges 5:12). But Devorah was also known as a mother in Israel, and as such she must have been responsive to the great variety of wake-up calls women experience throughout their lives: a hungry baby, a child in need, a cause that demands immediate attention and action. Being roused to action is often just the prelude to awakening others, whether via the shofar-as seen growing out of the letter 'ayin in the 5773 Torah Fund pin-or by using our voices and networks to focus on the critical needs of our families and communities, our movement, and our people. The imagery of dawn invokes an awareness of the challenges before us as well as our need to be alert to address them. What challenges will we face in 5773 as Jewish women? Will we rise to meet them, and will the glory of God be present in our response? Uri, uri-awake-and shir dabeiri-sing a song-of activity, of victory, and of thanks to the Holy One whose light illuminates all of our waking moments.
Pin design by Eytan Brandes.
Keter Kavod Pin Crown of Honor
This fourteen-karat-gold pin replicates an eighteenth-century manuscript from the Rare Book Room of The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary. It is a gift to those who commit to an annual $5,000 unencumbered contribution to Torah Fund.
The beautifully designed Torah Fund tzedakah box is perfect for inclusion in your campaign planning.
Susan Leviton, artist and fellow Women's League member, envisioned a tzedakah box that would be a work of art, enhancing the beauty of Shabbat and tefillot.
The design and the inspiration of the wording motivates women to keep display the box and serves as a reminder of their new or renewed commitment to Torah Fund and the perpetuation of Conservative/Masorti Judaism. See our Tzedakah Box strategies tip sheet to help maximize visibility and donations.
Torah Fund Campaign of Women's League for Conservative Judaism gives every person an opportunity to participate in preserving, promoting, and perpetuating Conservative/Masorti Judaism.
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Donations to the Torah Fund Campaign can be made with all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover). We can deduct a monthly amount for all pledges of $600 and above.
You can also request individual sisterhood reports and regional reports.
It can be a mitzvah to sell things on eBay—make a portion of your sale a direct donation to Torah Fund.
How to use eBay to donate to Torah Fund
Choose what percentage of the final sale price you want Torah Fund to receive. Donate from 10 to 100 percent of the final sale. Our partners at eBay Giving Works and Mission Fish will do all the calculations and you'll get a receipt for tax purposes.
Why it works
According to eBay Giving Works, "buyers typically pay more for items that benefit a nonprofit." When you designate at least 10 percent of your sale price to Torah Fund, your items will get special treatment that isn't available to for-profit-only sellers. This includes a distinctive ribbon icon, as well as being listed in special search functionality for buyers who want to support good causes.
For additional help contact the Torah Fund office:
Carolyn Baron, (212) 678-8876
Sherrill Moss-Solomon, (212) 678-8977