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Rosh Hashanah

High Holidays finances [Letter]

Reporter Jonathan Pitts' article "New heights for High Holidays" (Sept. 24), lacked something quite basic, which is that synagogues require funding to operate.

We can't all have the luxury of a large endowment, as in the case of Chabad, to operate year after year relying on small donations that come in from unaffiliated, Reform, Conservative and Orthodox Jews alike.

I also find it odd that the article mentions the high cost of ticket prices and memberships at other synagogues but doesn't list any of the...