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So many ways to make
a difference.

Help us ensure that Maplewood Jewish Center continues to be a vital resource for our community while supporting Jewish experiences and continuity. There are many ways to contribute through donations and tributes, and every contribution makes a difference.

Donations & Tributes
Kiddush Sponsorships

Kiddush sponsorships celebrate special occasions or commemorate a loved one. Sponsor a meal, show a loved one that they are in your thoughts, and help support our vital services, programs and Center.

General Donations

We welcome direct donations to Maplewood Jewish Center. Your generous donation helps fund maintenance of our shul, community eruv, and activities that support the vitality of Jewish life in South Orange.

Tree of Life

Our beautiful Tree of Life donor wall is a symbolic and lovely way to honor a significant life event including a birth, birthday, bar/bat mitzvah, wedding, or other memorable moment. Purchase a leaf for $250 to help support the growth of our synagogue while creating a lasting memory.

Memorial Board Plaques

Making a contribution in the name of a loved one is a wonderful way to honor their memory. The names of those honored are inscribed on a plaque to be displayed on our Memorial Board in the Charles Kimmel Building. Plaques honors your loved one’s yartziet and serves as a reminder of their life to the family and congregation.

To purchase a plaque for our Memorial Board, please complete this form.

Completed forms may be returned to us by the following methods:
1. Scan and email your completed form to
2. Fax the completed for to
<insert fax number>.
3. Mail the form to Maplewood Jewish Center, 113 Parker Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040.
4. Drop the completed form off in person at our administrative offices.

The Tribute Fund

Donate toward a Tributes that acknowledges an individual who is celebrating a special life event such as a birth, birthday, wedding, anniversary or lifetime achievement. Tributes are also a unique way to let someone know you are thinking of them, and a thoughtful gesture for a memorial.

You may donate any amount toward a Tribute, but a minimal donation of $10 is suggested. Tribute funds go toward supporting the shul.Your Tribute will be listed in MJC’s weekly news bulletin, and the recipient of your Tribute will be mailed a note card announcing your gift to the shul.

Please email your Tribute(s) to

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