Park Avenue Synagogue is anchored in tradition, yet committed to innovation. This mission is expressed in our dedication to educating all our members, from toddlers to centenarians!
To support educational programming and initiatives at PAS, please select one of the following funds:
Adult Education Fund
Support our educational offerings, from yearlong courses taught by our own clergy to one-time lectures by world-class speakers from across the globe.
College Connections Fund
Help us to send care packages to our college students, plan campus visits by our clergy, and arrange meet-ups during school breaks.
Congregational School Fund
Support educational programming for children in grades K–7, including curriculum development, classroom materials, and professional development for our educators.
Penn Family ECC Fund
Support programming for children in Penn Family Early Childhood Center, including curriculum development, classroom materials, and professional development for educators.
Jewish Camping Fund
Provide financial support for children to attend summer camps with a Jewish mission. PAS assistance is on the basis of need, merit, or special circumstances.
Provide for the purchase of new books and for the maintenance of the Park Avenue Synagogue Library, a circulating collection open to the entire congregation for leisure reading and study.
Shapiro Audio Archive Fund
Support the digitization and the database of the recordings made in the PAS Sanctuary from 1954 to 2004. The searchable audio archive includes sermons, guest speakers, concerts, and weekly services.
Young Family Education Fund
Support year-round programming for families with children ages 5 and under, including Shabbat and holiday worship and classes.
Youth and Teen Engagement Fund
Help to provide year-round programming for our youth and teens, including Shabbat and holiday worship, classes, and travel experiences.