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Congregation B'nai Israel of St.Petersburg

Supporting Israel Helps CBI 

Perform a triple mitzvah by supporting the Jewish National Fund (JNF), Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI), and the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ). Buy or donate using this form. From your purchase or gift, 20% will return to CBI and another 5% will go to USCJ to assist congregational Israel advocacy programs.

We at CBI can:

  • Provide stipends for our eligible youth (high school and college) to supplement expenses for programs in Israel.
  • Extend assistance for our youth, especially USYers, to attend AIPAC, JNF, and other pro-Israel events.
  • Create congregational / community events for support of CBI’s JNF Projects, eg, Tu B’Shvat Seder.
  • Contribute to costs of bringing top-notch programs and speakers to CBI-hosted Israel advocacy events.

You can:

  • Plant trees in Israel in honor or memory of friends or loved ones.
  • Make a donation to any of JNF’s many projects in Israel.
  • Purchase anything from the JNF store.

JNF is LAND and PEOPLE in Eretz Yisrael. Specific donation opportunities include many diverse projects:

  • Forestry & Green Innovations: Fire Prevention & Safety
  • Water Solutions: Recycling, River Rehabilitation, R&D, and Education
  • Community Building: Go North, Negev, Arava, Nefesh B’Nefesh, Developing & Strengthening Communities, Bedouins, and Baseball
  • Disabilities & Special Needs: Aleh Negev, LOTEM, Therapeutic Riding, and Special in Uniform
  • Zionist Advocacy & Education: Kindergarten through College, High School in Israel, Alternative Break, and Congregations
  • Research & Development: Water to the Desert and Coral Reef Restoration
  • Heritage Sites: Ammunition Hill, Atlit Immigration Detention, Ayalon Institute, Gush Etzion, Tel Hai, Women of Valor, Yad Mordechai, and Yellin House

For a complete list of projects and descriptions, visit the JNF home page

All orders and donations originating from the JNF/United Synagogue online “button” on CBI’s website will be credited automatically to our partnership. Also, you can call 800-542-8733 or mail 78 Randall Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11570 with your orders and donations and mention Congregation B’nai Israel of St Petersburg is your synagogue.

Receive a discount on your purchase of trees and certificates! Create your own online E-Z Tree Account. Simply purchase a “bank of trees” to be used as needed. The E-Z Tree Standard Account is established and replenished with 10 trees at $10 each, a 44% savings over the regular tree price of $18. Your cost is $100 – regular price is $180! The E-Z Tree PLUS Account is established and replenished with 50 trees at $9 each, a 50% savings over the regular tree price of $18. Your cost is $450 – regular price is $900!

So many giving occasions present themselves: Births, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Memorials, B’nai Mitzvah, Graduations, Weddings, Retirements, New Homes, and more! It’s easy, quick, and doesn’t cost you anything extra! Spread the word to your friends and family!

For more information, contact Byron Kolitz: 727-535-3030 or

Sun, June 23 2024 17 Sivan 5784