Financial contributions–whether in the form of donations or synagogue memberships–help Congregation Berith Sholom thrive.

Give Online

Make a secure donation through our online giving portal.

Make a Gift Online

Pay Membership

Pay your membership securely online.

Pay Membership Dues

Give by Mail

Mail checks to:
Congregation Berith Sholom
167 Third Street
Troy, NY 12180

Give by Phone

Call the Congregation Berith Sholom offices at 518-272-8872 to make a donation by phone.

Other ways to give

Gift of Stock & Securities

Here is the information you need to transact and send a gift of stock to Congregation Berith Sholom to support the sacred mission of our synagogue.

In order for us to easily recognize your gift of stock when it is received, please provide send an email to Beth Hershenhart and Gunnar Himmel telling us your name, how many shares stock, what stock is, and if you want the gift used where it is needed most or if you have a restricted purpose.

DTC Number: 0374/Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC

FBO Account Name: Congregation Berith Sholom

Account Number: 3011-2553

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Life & Legacy Gifts

Contact us at 518-272-8872 or to ask about making a Life & Legacy gift that will ensure the future of our Jewish community.

Download our Letter of Intent and Legacy Gift Confirmation Form to get started.

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Donor-Advised Funds and Gifts from Family Foundations

To make a gift directly from your donor advised fund, please input your account in the link below and type in Congregation Berith Sholom, or our tax ID 14 -6014559.

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Support the Synagogue Restoration Project

Make a meaningful gift to support the restoration of our historic 151-year old building. Help Berith Sholom remain strong for generations to come.

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Membership Application

Join our spirited community

Congregation Berith Sholom is a welcoming, one-of-a-kind congregation unlike any other. Fill out an online application form and join our community today.

Membership Application

What you'll enjoy as a member of our vibrant community.

Welcoming Congregation

Forge lasting, meaningful bonds with our diverse, open, and loving community.

Lifelong Learning

Explore Judaism's history, ritual, life lessons and sacred texts no matter your age or prior knowledge.

Support from Our Rabbi

Receive spiritual, emotional, and practical guidance from Rabbi Gordon, with no fee for her services at life cycle events.

Connect with Tradition

Do what Jews have done for a hundred generations: Eat Jewish food. Explore Jewish ideas. Practice Jewish rituals. And more.

Leadership Opportunities

Join the inspired team of lay leaders who are building a resilient and meaningful congregation.

Joyful Celebrations

Find yourself in a warm community for meaningful, musical, and uplifting lifecycle events and holiday observances.

Care For Our Community

Give Support

  • Bereavement Outreach (Nechamah)

    Reach out to congregants who have experienced a death in their family and offer emotional support

  • Comfort the Sick (Bikur Cholim)

    Visit and deliver care packages on behalf of Berith Sholom to members dealing with serious illness, injury, or surgery.

  • MealMakers

    Bring healing with a home-cooked meal. Prepare and deliver food to a member or member’s family in need of this temporary vital support.

  • Pastoral Visitors (Lev Echad)

    Call and visit with congregants who are unable to come to the synagogue so that no congregant feels forgotten or isolated. As a pastoral volunteer, you will receive training and guidance monthly by the Rabbi.

  • Service Leaders

    Learn how to lead an erev  Shabbat (Friday night) service for weeks when Rabbi is not available.

  • Welcome New Babies

    Reach out to congregants to welcome their newest family member with a quick visit and special gifts.

Receive Support

  • Ask for a Visit

    If it’s hard for you to get out and you’d appreciate a visit from a Berith Sholom member, please reach out. Members of Lev b'Lev look forward to being in touch with a phone call, Zoom, or visit.

  • Ask for a Ride

    Looking to get to Berith Sholom, but can’t drive? Please reach out.

  • Lifecycle Support

    Reach out to clergy and our community for support through lifecycle transitions.

  • Support Groups

    Take care of loved ones and yourself — ask if a group exists or can be formed. Past groups include caring for an aging family member and parenting children with special needs

Congregation Berith Sholom really is a community treasure that we need to keep supporting as generously as we can.
Amy Vastola
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Congregation Berith Sholom really is a community treasure that we need to keep supporting as generously as we can.
Amy Vastola
I always felt I was part of a family.
Joseph Meda z"l
We're a place of justice and warmth and action as much as we are a place of worship.
Matt Mann
[After attending Berith Sholom], I honestly saw a whole different way of looking at Judaism. I began to understand that there is no one way to Jewish.
Wendy Kay
Make a Gift

Help sustain our transformative, welcoming spiritual community.

167 Third Street
Troy, NY

Congregation Berith Sholom is a 501(c) (3) organization and tzedakah (contributions) are tax-deductible. Our tax ID number is 14-6014559.