Central Synagogue welcomes you to join our worship and other adult programming, all of which are available virtually at this time (click here for our calendar). Currently, in-person Friday night Shabbat services are open to members only, and Saturday morning in-person Mishkan services are open to the public with proof of vaccination and mandatory masking required. Members needing an exemption or attending with children under 12 should reach out to [email protected]. For more information on Central’s reopening policies and procedures, click here.







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Ways to Give

Ways to Give

Central Synagogue welcomes and appreciates your support and offers a myriad of ways to make your donation.

Make a gift online

Donate or pledge swiftly and securely online.


Make a gift through a family foundation or donor-advised fund.

Please note that our full legal name is “Central Synagogue Congregation Ahavath Chesed Shaar Hashomayim” and our EIN (tax ID) is 13-1628161.


Make a gift through your IRA-qualified charitable distribution (QCD).

If you are 70 ½ years or older, you can transfer funds from your IRA or other qualified retirement plans directly to a qualified charitable organization, such as Central Synagogue. This type of contribution, known as a QCD, can be a very tax beneficial means of charitable giving. For more information on how to make a gift this way, please contact Director of Development .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Make a gift of stock.

Please contact Director of Development .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for stock transfer information.


Make your gift by wire transfer. 

Please contact the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for wire transfer instructions.


Make your gift by check.

Central Synagogue
Attn: Pamela Goldstein
123 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10002

Please indicate in the memo field where you would like your gift to be directed.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most Central staff are working from home. Therefore, it may take longer than usual for mailed checks to be received and processed. We are strongly encouraging our donors to make their gifts using our online donation form to avoid any delays.

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