We are so grateful to have partners who believe in the importance of vibrant, Jewish, spiritually-connected services and learning that is open to all.
You might Livestream. You might attend Shabbat services. You might learn. You might have passed through.
All of Romemu’s offerings require support from our community, near and far.
70% of Romemu’s operating budget each year comes from contributions from those who are able to give and ensure we can provide the level of services and care our community relies upon.
With the deepest appreciation for your generosity and your support, allowing Romemu to reach thousands of seekers with powerful prayer, transformative spiritual practices, and sacred study that integrates the heart, mind and body.
Options for Gift Designation:
Adult Education Fund: Support “The Well” – our innovative and creative year-round Adult Education offerings.
Gala/Benefit Fund: Earmark your donation as part of our annual major fundraising benefit event.
General Fund: We encourage you to give to the General Fund! Your donation goes towards Romemu’s annual operating budget allowing us to provide services, events, classes, pastoral care, and everything else we do at Romemu.
Hesed Fund: Support Romemu members during times of bereavement, sickness, celebrations, and special needs.
High Holy Day Appeal: Support Romemu’s general operating expenses that allow us to offer leading edge Jewish programs and services year-round.
Kaplan Music Fund: Contribute toward the unique music that creates the container for deep and soulful reflection that is the authentic ta’am (flavor) of Romemu.
Lili Schad Social Action Fund: Help to galvanize our community to walk-our-talk and serve our surrounding community in need on the Upper West Side.
Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund: This fund enables our rabbis to choose to support another organization or someone in need. Since there is no fee for the rabbis to perform a wedding or a funeral, it is tradition that when one of our Rabbis officiates, a gift is given to their fund.
Romemu Benefit: Romemu’s Annual Benefit funds go directly toward Romemu’s operating budget fueling Shabbat services, clergy pastoral care, adult education, Hesed support, and Family programming.
Romemu Brooklyn: Romemu’s first official satellite location born in 2017 now offers twice monthly Shabbat services, Kabbalat Shabbat catered dinners, B’Mitzvah services, and a burgeoning community of families and Romemu enthusiasts!
Romemu Campus Capital Campaign: Help Romemu renovate and beautify our permanent campus and residence on the Upper West Side through renovating the new Romemu Center building on the southeast corner of 105th & Amsterdam, and renovating the shared sanctuary space at West End Presbyterian Church on the northeast corner of 105th & Amsterdam.
Romemu Yeshiva: Romemu Yeshiva (Launched in the Summer of 2019) is an egalitarian course of intensive spiritual study and practice of Jewish pathways for self-transformation. Open to people of all backgrounds, Romemu Yeshiva combines rigorous text study, deep prayer, and Jewish mindfulness-based practices to inspire participants’ profound transformation as individuals and as members of the Jewish and human communities. A gift of $15,000 funds one student at Romemu’s Yeshiva.
Youth and Family Programs: Support our Youth & Family Programming to ensure Romemu’s spirit and message is passed down to future generations. Youth & Family programs include Seekers Holistic Hebrew School, Shabbat programs such as Sha’Baby, Sha’Boker Tov, and Parsha Play, and family holiday celebrations. A gift of $2,000 helps fund one K-7 student at Seekers.
Security: In the wake of recent horrific incidents of antisemitism, Romemu has doubled our security budget and created a solid security committee and team working to continuously improve our security measures.