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Central Synagogue’s fundamental mission is to make Judaism vital, relevant, positive, and lasting. We work tirelessly to ensure that the beauty, depth, ethics, and joy of Judaism are brought to life—not just for our members, but for all.

By making Central Synagogue a philanthropic priority in your life, you are not just sustaining your synagogue today, you are helping to ensure the strength of our welcoming model of Judaism for generations to come.

Yom Kippur Appeal

Learn about our annual fundraising campaign, which enables our mission of transforming the way people experience Jewish life.

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About Our Funds

Learn about the funds that support Central Synagogue’s programs and activities.

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Ways to Give

Learn about the different ways to donate to Central, including secure online contributions, grants from donor-advised funds, and gifts of stock.

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Your Legacy at Central

Learn how your donation can provide for the future of Central Synagogue.

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Our People

Jordan Kessler

Chief Development Officer

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(212) 508-3026

Samantha Koss

Director of Development

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(212) 508-3019

Shayna Fishkin

Manager of Development Events

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(212) 838-5122 x2023

Isabella Flanagan

Development Associate

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(212) 838-5122 x2024