Donate Books

Dedicate a library book in the name of someone you love!

The Blumenthal Library, in the Lainer Learning Center is happy to place a bookplate inside a specially chosen book in honor or in memory of a special person in your life. Consider a gift of a dedicated library book for a bar mitzvah, birthday, or any special occasion. Each book is $18.00. To send an email of your request to our library donations manager, Barbara Goelman: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 310-481- 3217. She will make sure to send out an acknowledgement letter to the chosen honoree.

Also, there are other ways to donate to our growing library. All donations to our temple library fund go towards buying books, e-books, books on our e-book devices (kindles and nooks—available for check-out by temple members), dvd’s, audiobooks, magazines, and educational supplies. To donate any amount to our library fund, choose "Library Fund" from the funds dropdown menu on the donations page.


SISTERHOOD OFFERS SCRIP - We offer many types of gift cards and we deliver. Macy’s. Whole Foods, Gelson’s, Home Depot and many other stores.
To place your order, contact Lea Loewinger at (310) 559-6451.


For life cycle events, when you want to honor a loved one, give special thanks, or pay tribute to someone’s memory, a donation to our synagogue in his or her name is a wonderful mitzvah. Gifts from individuals, foundations, corporations and other sources help Sinai Temple maintain important programs and services for our congregation. Please continue the tradition of tzedakah by making a donation to one of these important and worthwhile congregational funds. Your contribution will be acknowledged and is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Click here to be taken to our online donation form.


Your gift makes a difference. . . help us reach 100% participation. Your generous support, along with those from your fellow congregants, provides return on your investment by allowing Sinai Temple to continue providing the spiritual, educational and social programs that you enjoy throughout the year.

Click here to donate to Sinai Temple's Kol Nidre Campaign

Click here to donate to ATID's Kol Nidre Campaign


As you enter Ziegler Sanctuary at Sinai Temple, you notice that the walls hold memorial plaques for the deceased loved ones of congregants. At the Yahrzeit, the plaque is lit and the congregant is notified of the date. To purchase a plaque with your inscription, contact Judy Begin in the the Sinai Temple office at 310-481-3222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


When you are thinking of making a gift to celebrate a simcha, such as a birthday or anniversary, a prayer book (Siddur) is an unusual and much appreciated gift. A bookplate is placed inside the cover, indicating the donor and occasion. The prayer book will be held in the sanctuary for general use or kept by the individual being honored. For more information, please contact the Sinai Temple office at 310-481-3200.

Please be aware that there are many ways to give....

We are able to accept donations for Kol Nidre, Sinai Temple dues, Sinai Temple Schools tuition, or any other type of gift through stock donation. For more information or to donate stock please contact Rachael Sonntag-Bloom at 310-481-3228 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.