Temple Shaary Tefila in New York used this letter prior to the High Holy Days
September 12, 2008 12 Elul 5768
Dear Fellow Congregant,
Everyone at Shaaray Tefila is busy preparing for the High Holy Days and
we're looking forward to spending them together as a community. We are hoping
that you and your family will be with us.
Please accept this letter as a gentle reminder that tickets can not be mailed
until financial arrangements are complete. If you just got busy and forgot that
Rosh HaShanah is around the corner (September 29), please call the
temple office or put your check in the mail. However, if you are having some
personal difficulties, please call Nancy Schneider, our Executive Director, to
have a confidential conversation regarding finances.
We do not turn anyone aside because of finances and all discussions
are kept confidential. Our only requirement is that you contact us in
order to discuss your current situation, so that we can make the proper
We look forward to hearing from you very soon, and I hope to be able to wish
you a Shanah Tovah in person.