List of KJCFF Funds and Their Purposes

 

Heska Amuna Synagogue Funds

  • Cohen-Presser Designated Fund​

For improvements to the physical plant of Heska Amuna Synagogue and may also be made available for procuring and engraving plaques for the donor wall established by Mr. and Mrs. Joslyn Presser

  • Heska Amuna Building Assessment Fund​

To provide funds for capital improvements, expansions and emergency repairs to the building and property of Heska Amuna Synagogue.

  • Heska Amuna Cemetery Fund

To maintain and improve the New Jewish Cemetery

  • Heska Amuna Educational Enrichment Fund​

To enhance and enrich educational programs of Heska Amuna Synagogue

  • Heska Amuna Educators Supplement Fund

To supplement the salary/benefits compensation package of the Heska Amuna educational director and teachers in the religious school

  • Heska Amuna Religious School Capital Fund

For capital improvements, capital equipment acquisition, and emergency repairs to the Heska Amuna Religious School

  • Heska Amuna Sisterhood General Fund

To benefit Heska Amuna Sisterhood

  • Heska Amuna Sisterhood Judaica Shop Fund

To benefit beautification projects for Heska Amuna Synagogue

  • Sylvia Robinson Memorial Fund

For educational and programmatic musical experiences for Heska Amuna Synagogue

  • Rosenthal Environment Fund

To provide financial support to activities of Heska Amuna Synagogue relating to environmental preservation and conservation

  • Zelda and Miles Siegel Flower Fund

To buy flowers for the Heska Amuna Synagogue sanctuary, primarily for the High Holidays

  • Bradley Sturm Memorial Fund

To enhance and enrich the Jewish education of youth from the greater Knox and Anderson Counties of Tennessee

 

Jewish Congregation of Oak Ridge Funds

  • Frances Sturm Cultural Fund of the Jewish Congregation of Oak Ridge​

For enhancing and furthering Jewish educational and cultural activities

 

Knoxville Jewish Alliance Funds

  • Alliance Opportunity Fund​

For the general benefit of the KJA

  • Arnstein Jewish Community Center Endowment Fund

For capital improvements to the AJCC

  • David Blumberg Youth Leadership Award Fund​

To provide support to KJA for its leadership training and award program for KJA members under the age of 35

  • B'nai Tzedek Legacy Fund

Overall fund for the individual B’nai Tzedek teen philanthropy funds

  • William "Bill" Brody Fund

For the general benefit of the KJA

  • Gordon Brown Youth Recreation Fund

To support recreational and sports-related activities for children ages 18 months to 18 years

  • Abe Collins Cultural Fund

To provide support to the KJA for cultural programs, which may include musical, singing, or other productions

  • Milton Collins Cultural Fund

To provide support to KJA for programming, which may include musical, singing, or other productions

  • Fribourg-Brunschwig Holocaust Memorial Education Fund

To pay for or supplement educational activities for non-Jewish not-for-profit organizations, and for public or private middle or high schools in East Tennessee and their teachers with their students, in order to transmit information about the events of the 1933-1945 years in Europe, collectively known as the Holocaust (Shoah), its consequences and aftermaths

  • Sam & Millie Gelber Fund for Jewish Immigrants

To provide support for indigent members of the Knoxville Jewish community

  • Debra and Irwin Gordon Fund

To benefit the Gordon Family Scholarship, a program of the Knoxville Jewish Alliance

  • Alice Greenberg Fund

To supplement and/or offset the future expenses of the AJCC preschool program

  • Jewish Family Service Fund

For the benefit of the Jewish Family Services program of the KJA

  • KJA Director’s Fund

To support the expenses associated with the Executive Director’s salary and benefit package

  • Hannah and Raymond Landsberger Preschool Fund

To provide scholarship support for AJCC preschool families

  • Zelda & Max Morrison Cultural Enrichment Fund

To help the AJCC provide quality cultural programming of Jewish content, such as musical programs, lectures, or similar entertainment

  • Dewey Reich Chesed Shel Emet Fund

To provide support for the mitzvah of chesed shel emet, caring for the interment of those who cannot afford it, and who will never be able to return the kindness

  • Allen Rosen Education Fund

For the general benefit of the KJA

  • Sam & Esther Rosen Friendshippers Fund

To provide support to the KJA for subsidizing the needs, as in the areas of recreation, education, and other generalized services, of the Jewish elderly and infirm in Knoxville

  • Dr. Bernard S. Rosenblatt Fund

For the general benefit of the KJA

  • Miles & Zelda Siegel Fund for Knoxville’s Jewish Elderly

To provide support to the KJA for its program of services for Jewish elderly members of Knoxville

  • Zionist Organization Fund

To provide support to KJA for its program of planting trees in Israel in honor of newborn births and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

  • Ben & Pearl Zwick Fund

To provide support for quality KJA programs of an entertaining or cultural nature

 

Knoxville Jewish Day School Funds

  • KJDS Fund

For the general benefit of KJDS

  • Harold and Ida Markman Endowment Fund for Education

To provide support to KJDS for educational enrichment

  • Lucas and Debbie Richman Endowment Fund for the Arts

To provide support to KJDS for arts programming

 

Knoxville Jewish Community Family of Funds (Donor-Advised Funds)

  • Allen, Leibowitz, Pearson Family Fund

To benefit Jewish and non-Jewish charitable organizations and institutions, regardless of geographic location

  • Jeff & Nancy Becker Community Enrichment Fund

For general charitable purposes

  • Bernard E. & Barbara W. Bernstein Charitable Fund

For general charitable purposes

  • Besmann Family Fund for Social Justice and Spiritual Enrichment

To benefit the activities, events, or projects created by Knox County organizations for the purpose of promoting social justice and/or spiritual enrichment in Knox County.

  • Harry & Mollie Brietstein Memorial Fund

To benefit Jewish causes

  • Sharon Brietstein Memorial Fund

To benefit mental health causes

  • EAR Fund

For general charitable purposes

  • Goldstein/Tygum Family Fund

For the improvement of the quality of life of the aged of the East Tennessee community

  • Mark and Carol Harris Family Fund

To benefit the Knoxville Jewish community

  • Bryan and Mary Ann Merrell Family Fund

To benefit Jewish and non-Jewish charitable organizations and institutions, regardless of geographic location

  • Miriam’s Well

For general charitable purposes

  • David & Deborah Oleshansky Family Fund

To further causes of peace and justice in the world

  • Alice, George and Kenneth Palmer Fund for Arts and Sciences

To support programs, art purchases, lectures and scholarships, but may also support other causes as determined by the fund committee

  • Ted & Dolly Reback Knoxville Youth Fund

To benefit Knoxville Jewish youth, primarily through the Knoxville BBYO program and activities

  • Natalie & Mitchell Robinson Community Enrichment Fund

To benefit the Knoxville Jewish community and other Jewish communities as determined by the Fund committee

  • Pace & Karen Robinson Philanthropic Fund

For general charitable purposes

  • Arielle Rosen Donor Advised Fund​​

To benefit various organizations and causes including, but not limited to, Jewish and educational organizations

  • Nathan Rosen Donor Advised Fund​​

To benefit various organizations and causes including, but not limited to, Jewish and educational organizations

  • Sam & Esther Rosen Community Enrichment AJCC Fund

To benefit the AJCC

  • Sam & Esther Rosen Community Enrichment Federation Fund

To benefit the KJA

  • Sam & Esther Rosen Community Enrichment Synagogue Fund

To benefit Heska Amuna Synagogue

  • Stephen & Kim Rosen Donor Advised Fund

To benefit various organizations and causes including, but not limited to, Jewish and educational organizations

  • Pat and Gene Rosenberg Fund

To benefit various organizations and causes, including, but not limited to, Jewish, educational, and environmental organizations

  • Sturm Brothers' Fund

For general charitable purposes