Funds for the Benefit of Holocaust Education and Related Programs


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Marco (Jack and Sadye Marco Holocaust Fund)      

Focus:  Sinai Temple Holocaust recognition.

Established: In 1995 by Sadye Marco. Her daughters, Jewel Kurland and Shirley Kulwin may serve as advisors to the Board.

Priorities:  Primarily to fund an annual Yom HaShoah program at Sinai Temple with appropriate music and speakers that will attract adults and children. Where funds are available, support of community Holocaust education efforts will be given.

Distribution of income:  Sinai Temple is to be notified of the amount of funds available early enough for planning in advance of Day of Remembrance. All or part of the available funds will be provided upon application by a Sinai Temple planning committee consisting of the Rabbi, the Rabbi Emeritus, a member of the Marco family, the Sinai Temple Adult Education Chair, and the CUJF Holocaust Education Chair.

Nelson (Harry Nelson Memorial Award Endowment)         

Focus:  Holocaust education. 

Established:  In 1992 by Donald and Mary Lou Brotherson. Terms modified in 1995 and 2023.

Priorities: Support purchase of books, video and visual aid materials for library or classroom for Holocaust Education in East Central Illinois for Holocaust education as required by state mandate. Curriculum guides and materials for teachers dealing with Holocaust studies may also be purchased.

Distribution of income:  Annually an amount based on CUJEF distribution policy then in effect will be transferred to the CUJF Holocaust Education Center or its successor.