90th Celebration

If Our Walls Could Talk: Celebrating 90 Years of Our Sanctuary

This is a perfect time to reflect on life at RS today and its deep roots to our past. Chairing the celebrations and honoring this milestone are Susan Klehr and Fred Strober. If you are interested in helping, contact Catherine Fischer ([email protected], 267-930-7282).

90 for 90 Patron Levels | Events | Share Your Sanctuary Story

 

The history of RS presented by Fred Strober and RS President Michael Hauptman

 

90 for 90 Patron Levels

In lieu of following our practice of holding fall and spring fundraisers, we are producing these celebratory events as a special “package.”  The money we raise from this initiative will enable Rodeph Shalom to supplement the annual commitments from congregants and continue to provide the kind of excellent programming our congregation expects.

Diamond Angel: $5,000.
•    Participation at both the November 3 celebration and April 28 spring event (2 tickets)
•    Reserved seating, with no additional contribution, to Dancing With Giants starring Tovah Feldshuh on November 14 (2 tickets)
•    Reserved seating, with no additional contribution, for the Scholar Speaker Series (2 tickets)
•    Attendance at the PMJA opening and Latke/Vodka party on DeceOKmber 6 (2 tickets)
•    A piece published in the If These Walls Could Talk commemorative book (400 word limit)
•    Executive Producer status in the film being created for the 90th anniversary year

Platinum Angel: $2,500.
•    Participation at both the November 3 celebration and April 28 spring event (2 tickets)
•    Reserved seating, with no additional contribution, to Dancing With Giants starring Tovah Feldshuh on November 14 (2 tickets)
•    Reserved seating, with no additional contribution, for the Scholar Speaker Series (2 tickets)
•    Attendance at the PMJA opening and Latke/Vodka party on December 6 (2 tickets)
•    A piece published in the If These Walls Could Talk commemorative book (400 word limit)
•    Producer status in the film being created for the 90th anniversary year

Plantinum Angel: $1,500.
•    Participation at both the November 3 celebration and April 28 spring event (1 ticket)
•    Reserved seating, with no additional contribution, to Dancing With Giants starring Tovah Feldshuh on November 14 (1 ticket)
•    Reserved seating, with no additional contribution, for the Scholar Speaker Series (1 ticket)
•    Attendance at the PMJA opening and Latke/Vodka party on December 6 (1 ticket)
•    A piece published in the If These Walls Could Talk commemorative book (400 word limit)
•    Producer status in the film being created for the 90th anniversary year


To sign up to be a 90 for 90 patron please contact Shelley Saunders ([email protected] or 267-930-7289).

Please note important tax information regarding your participation as a 90 for 90 patron. This information is below:

Congregation Rodeph Shalom is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. In accordance with IRS guidelines, the fair market value for attendance at the 2018 90 for 90 events has been set at $365 per person. Any amount contributed above that value is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. This document is necessary for any available federal income tax deduction for your contribution.

The official registration and financial information of the Congregation Rodeph Shalom may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

If you have any questions, please contact our accounting department.

Events:

Sunday, April 28 – Premiering the film about RS: If These Walls Could Talk; Ilana Trachtman will film a short video that illustrates RS's grand historical perspective and intimate soul. The film will capture Rodeph Shalom's life at its most resplendent moments and most personal. Using original footage and interviews with families, archival images, historical memorabilia, found footage, and text on screen, viewers will understand RS’s contribution to the history of Jewish Philadelphia and progressive American Judaism, and why it will continue to be at the forefront for the next century. Sponsored by the Lulu and Joseph Rosenbluth Fund and the Alfred and Helen O. Sellers Fund

Share Your Sanctuary Story

See your own personal Rodeph Shalom Sanctuary Story published on our website! If you would like to submit a photo to accompany your submission, please send it to Alyssa Geller. Write your story here.