Welcome to MakomNY!
Makom [Mah-KOHM] means place in Hebrew.
We are a place to created to help find your individual space in Jewish life.
We are a place inclusive of those of all different backgrounds.
We are a place you can put down roots and flourish,
A place to make connections, build relationships, and find personal peace.
MakomNY: Why We Are Here
We are here for those looking to find greater meaning in their lives, to celebrate holidays, and mark lifecycle events.
We are here for all who desire to engage in community, cultural activities and to find quality learning at all ages.
We are here for those who want to see a strong Jewish future for their children, and feel the importance of contributing to Jewish life.
We are here for you and because of you!
MakomNY was founded as a New Model for Jewish Community, one with exceptional programming, yet without traditional membership dues or building fund.
MakomNY has brought together many people in the community looking for meaningful, relevant Jewish experiences. While people find us and engage for various reasons, we are united by our roots and in our hopes for a better future.
About The Shorashim Donation Program
Shorashim [Shore-AH -Sheem] = Roots in Hebrew
We can only exist and continue to offer new and inspirinal opportunities because of our 'Shorashim Donation Program'. Voluntary particition in this program enables us to serve and meet the growing, changing and emerging needs of our community.
The Details: The Shorashim Donation Program is MakomNY's voluntary contribution program.
Participants make a minimum monthly donation (or annual if preferred) and receive all the benefits and more of thriving, active, relevant Jewish community, without per-program donations, including:
High Holy Day Service Reservations
Personalized connection with talented and experienced Rabbi
Creative and mindful services and events
Shabbat dinners at the Rabbi's home
Traditional and progressive worship and programs
Women's groups, Study groups, Discussion groups, etc.
Social justice and cultural activities
*without additional per-program fees, excluding major holiday meals and school
Why the Shorashim Donation Program is Important
Participation in our Shorashim Donation Program ensures MakomNY can thrive and fulfill our mission to create a relevant, inspiring and accessible Jewish future for today and for generations to come. It brings such joy to hear so many individuals, couples and families are finding their participation in the Shorashim Donation Program rewarding, refreshing and personally fulfilling.
Thank you for planting roots at MakomNY!
How the Shorashim Donation Program Works
The Shorashim Donation Program is a set monthly automatic payment. As a guide, we have provided minimum monthly donation amounts, and are always thankful for those who are able to extend their ongoing contributions beyond the minimum donation. (Shorashim donations can also be made annually if preferred).
NOTE: Those enrolled in the Shorashim Monthly Donation Program do not pay any additional fees for High Holy Days.
$90/month (minimum monthly donation)
Couples and Families:
$150/month (minimum monthly donation)
Families with Children in Moadon
3rd to 7th grade: $54/month (minimum monthly donation)
*We offer this option for families currently paying (3rd to 7th grade school fees).
When you participate in our Shorashim Donation Program for between only $2 and $5 per day you are helping to build a stronger Jewish Community for the future.
We appreciate all types of participation and support for our mission. MakomNY is a 501(c)(3) organization; all donations are eligible for a tax deduction.
We are thankful for all your support.
MakomNY is a 501(c)(3). All donations may be taken as a tax deducation.