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Payments and Donations

Payments to the shul may be made by any of the means detailed below. They may be made as (Israeli) tax-exempt donations under Section 46a (details here), or with US tax exemption by paying through PEF (see below)

Donations (always welcome) may be designated for any of the following: i) the Shul (default), ii) General Tzdaka,  iii) Hachnassat Kala, iv) Gmach

Bank Transfer

  1. Use your Internet banking service to make a transfer as per these details:

    Payee: Jacob Berman Community Center or מרכז קהילתי ע"ש יעקב ברמן
    Bank No. 20 (Mizrachi Bank)
    Branch 434 (Herzl 35, Rehovot)
    Account No. 514880
    [IBAN: IL350204340000000514880]

  2. If your on-line banking allows it, please add a useful identifying annotation e.g. "tzedaka from XXXX"
  3. Send a copy of the confirmation by e-mail to with a note stating your name and what the payment is designated for. Please include a postal address where we can send a receipt.

Cash or Check

  1. Make out checks to "מרכז קהילתי ע"ש יעקב ברמן" or "Jacob Berman Community Center". Other names may be rejected by the bank.
  2. Place payment in an envelope with a note stating your name and what the payment is designated for. Please include a postal address where we can send a receipt.
  3. Envelopes containing cash must be hand-delivered to Jerry Kriger, Larry Israel or Gerry Tanny, who are usually at the daily morning minyan. Envelopes containing checks may be mailed to - מרכז קהילתי ע"ש יעקב ברמן, ת.ד. 1146, רחובות 7611101

PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc.

US tax-deductable payments can be made by sending the payment directly to the PEF address provided below. The minimum contribution accepted is $25.Full details are on the PEF website:

  1. Please make your check payable to "PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc." and note in the memo portion of the check, or include in a separate note, your recommendation that they make a contribution to Jacob Berman Community Center. Please include the ID Number (58-0029056) for the charity as well. Please do not include any other words (such as the name of the charity) on the payee line of your check or else their bank will not accept it
  2. Please provide your name and mailing address so that PEF can acknowledge your contribution.
  3. Please send email notification to with the details of your PEF donation (e.g. a copy of your memo to PEF)..
  4. Mail your check and recommendation to:

    PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. 
    630 Third Ave, Ste 1501
    New York, NY 10017

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