Dedication Opportunities

Be a part of history and the future of our brave IDF soldiers.

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Donation Total: $800,000

  • Sol and Clara Kest Soldiers Center

    Dedicated

  • Maccabee Hall Upper Level

    Dedicated

  • Ben Gurion Hall Lower Level
    The entire Lower Floor of the Kest Center is a remarkable hall cut out of solid rock dating back thousands of years. If you close your eyes and imagine, you can hear its entire history since the foundation of Jerusalem. This naturally-cool hall, with its intimate lighting and advanced multimedia system, can be tailored to various events and purposes.

    $800,000.00

  • Multimedia Experience
    The Kest Center is devoted to embracing, educating and empowering soldiers throughout the year through various programs and presentations. But every once and a while we do something extraordinary, an event with a real "wow factor". And your generous contribution can make it happen, big time.

    $500,000.00

  • King David Entry Door
    Main Entrance DoorThe large steel door makes a powerful opening statement. It opens up to a magnificent center, lovingly restored to its former grandeur for the benefit of our soldiers.

    $500,000.00

  • Herzl Threshold
    Arched Entrance ThresholdLocated on one of the major alleyways leading to the Kotel, the Main Entrance to the Sol and Clara Kest Center welcomes soldiers from all branches of the IDF to enjoy enrichment programs, relaxation and refreshments.

    $400,000.00

  • Shield of David Window
    Shield of David WindowGenerally recognized as a symbol of modern Jewish identity, the Star of David, known in Hebrew as the Shield of David, is a true depiction of the Center's purpose.

    $360,000.00

  • Momentum Room
    A large area which can host up to 50 visitors, this impressive hall is hewn from solid rock dating back to the establishment of Jerusalem. With its 9 foot ceiling, cool climate, intimate lighting and advanced multimedia system, this hall can be tailored to various events and purposes.

    $360,000.00

  • Begin Center
    Nourishment Center

    Dedicated

    Everyone knows "the army marches on its stomach". And the IDF is no different. This corner provides nourishing food and beverages to the soldiers visiting the Center.
  • Command Center
    Nerve Center OfficeThe manager's office and the main hub of the Center. All systems are operated and controlled from here via "smart home" design, and from here visitors are greeted upon entry.

    $260,000.00

  • Soldiers' Kitchen Upper Level
    Upper Kitchen

    Dedicated

    Equipped with all the latest appliances, the main kitchen is capable of serving any amount of visiting soldiers, pampering them with nourishing snacks, hot and cold drinks and desserts. The kitchen can also be used for catered events at the Center.
  • Soldiers' Kitchen Lower Level
    Fitted with the latest appliances, the kitchen on the lower floor is equipped to serve visiting soldiers with refreshments.

    $260,000.00

  • Soldiers' Relaxation Area

    Dedicated

    During a tour or during the day, the Kest Center always welcomes IDF soldiers for a well deserved rest.
  • Stairway of Heroes
    Stairway of Heroes and Wall DisplayAn appropriate place to showcase a variety of IDF unit's badges and pins, giving visiting soldiers a feeling of pride and connection to the Center.

    $180,000.00

  • Torah Ark
    Torah Ark

    Dedicated

    Located behind a wood door, this beautifully designed Ark is adorned with a dramatic motif of the presenting of the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. Inside there are a couple of Torah scrolls, to be used by visiting soldiers during prayer, or for special occasions.
  • Arch of David
    Arch of David

    Dedicated

    Spanning the center of the first floor hall, this ancient arch is a icon of true support and resilience in the face of time. This unique arch has been in place for hundreds of years, holding up the ceiling without any other beams.

    $160,000.00

  • Bimah
    BimahPodium for torah reading, handcrafted from oak. Can be rolled out on Mondays, Thursdays and Shabbat, or on special occasions such as bar/bat mitzvahs. A fitting dais to connect to our heritage.

    $160,000.00

  • Second Temple Period Ledge
    Second Temple Period LedgeThese original stones, dating back to the time of the Second Temple, are the Center's thousand-year connection to Jewish eternalness in Jerusalem. Standing near these stones you can imagine generations of Jews who lived right here.

    $160,000.00

  • Antiquities
    AntiquitiesHewn right out of the foundation rock, this little niche is the perfect setting for various small antiquities such as coins, flasks, dishes and other artifacts.

    $160,000.00

  • Ritual Hand Washing Sink Lower Level
    Ritual Hand Washing Sinks

    Dedicated

    Fundamentally performed before meals or praying, washing hands is one of the customs of the Jewish day. And since our soldiers sometimes arrive straight from the field, they always need a place to freshen up.
  • Audio Visual Center
    State-of-the-art audio-visual system, all designed to blend into the existing architecture. When rolled up, the large screens are hidden behind oak beams which look like supports for the hall. The entire system can be configured to suit the needs of any group.

    $100,000.00

  • Soldiers’ Bar
    An automatic water dispensing machine, for a cold drink whenever needed.

    $100,000.00

  • Heritage Window
    Heritage WIndow to BedrockA beautifully framed window into the past, looking into the lower Momentum Room.

    $100,000.00

  • Antiquities Glass Upper Level
    Antiquities Glass FloorMade of thick 3-ply glass, this unique "window to the past" gives visitors a glimpse of the lower level and the antiquities below. Designed to withstand any number of people standing on it, the floating floor is a distinctive modern touch.

    $100,000.00

  • Antiquities Glass Lower Level
    Antiquities Glass FloorMade of thick 3-ply glass, this distinctive floating floor lets visitors imaging the room as it was thousands of years ago. It is designed to withstand any number of people standing on it.

    $100,000.00

  • Passageway
    PassagewayHidden flight of stairs leading up to the emergency exit

    $100,000.00

  • Center Circulation System
    Although the building itself is made of huge natural stones which retain a cool atmosphere inside, the new AC system is needed to provide a breath of cool air when large groups are present.

    $72,000.00

  • Gun and Bag Storage
    Throughout the Center there are several storage areas, for placing bags and other personal belongings. The storage areas are concealed behind oak-paneled doors, to blend in to the overall design

    $720,000.00

  • Soldiers' Security System
    Just as our soldiers are committed to keep us safe secure, your generous contribution can provide the needed security for the Sol and Clara Kest Center

    $72,000.00

  • Soldiers’ Pin and Badge Display
    Soldier Tag DisplayThis half arch on the way down to the lower level will display an assortment of shoulder tags (unit tags) of the various IDF units, from soldiers who visit the Center, giving them a feeling of pride and belonging.

    $72,000.00

  • Soldiers’ Phone Charging Station Upper Level
    As cell-phones have become an inseparable part of our lives, this charging station will be one of the most sought after parts of the Center. The charging station will offer electric outlets and various cables for charging numerous phones and other devices simultaneously.

    $50,000.00

  • Soldiers’ Phone Charging Station Lower Level
    As cell-phones have become an inseparable part of our lives, this charging station will be one of the most sought after parts of the Center. The charging station will offer electric outlets and various cables for charging numerous phones and other devices simultaneously.

    $50,000.00

  • King David Entry Door Mezuzah
    Entrance Mezuzah

    Dedicated

    Embedded in the archway stone and covered with glass, this unique mezuzah scroll is open so visitors can actually see what is written. The ancient text is the bond that connects us to all the generations before us, and those who are yet to come.
  • Upper Kitchen Mezuzah
    Upper Kitchen MezuzahA mezuzah (from the Hebrew "doorpost") comprises a piece of parchment in a decorative case, and inscribed with specific verses from the Torah. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes and most rooms within the home.

    $50,000.00

  • Lower Kitchen Mezuzah
    Lower Kitchen MezuzahA mezuzah (from the Hebrew "doorpost") comprises a piece of parchment in a decorative case, and inscribed with specific verses from the Torah. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes and most rooms within the home.

    $50,000.00

  • Office Mezuzah
    Office MezuzahA mezuzah (from the Hebrew "doorpost") comprises a piece of parchment in a decorative case, and inscribed with specific verses from the Torah. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes and most rooms within the home.

    $50,000.00

  • Momentum Room Mezuzah
    Momentum Room MezuzahA mezuzah (from the Hebrew "doorpost") comprises a piece of parchment in a decorative case, and inscribed with specific verses from the Torah. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes and most rooms within the home.

    $50,000.00

  • Passageway Mezuzah
    A mezuzah (from the Hebrew "doorpost") comprises a piece of parchment in a decorative case, and inscribed with specific verses from the Torah. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes and most rooms within the home.
  • Inner Kitchen Mezuzah
    Inner Kitchen MezuzahA mezuzah (from the Hebrew "doorpost") comprises a piece of parchment in a decorative case, and inscribed with specific verses from the Torah. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes and most rooms within the home.

    $50,000.00

  • Foundation Arch Mezuzah
    Foundation Arch MezuzahA mezuzah (from the Hebrew "doorpost") comprises a piece of parchment in a decorative case, and inscribed with specific verses from the Torah. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes and most rooms within the home.

    $50,000.00

  • Library
    Library

    Dedicated

    Handmade bookshelves made from oak on both sides of the Aron Kodesh for Sidurim, Chumashim and other Jewish literature, for the use of the soldiers and other guests visiting the Center.
  • Pillar of Courage
    Pillars of IDF SpiritThe six steel pillars which help support the upper floor, stand for six values essential to any soldier in the IDF: truth, courage, sacrifice, morality, devotion and leadership. Together, these values uphold the code of conduct of the IDF - the most principled army in the world.

    $36,000.00

  • Pillar of Kindness
    Pillars of IDF SpiritThe six steel pillars which help support the upper floor, stand for six values essential to any soldier in the IDF: truth, courage, sacrifice, morality, devotion and leadership. Together, these values uphold the code of conduct of the IDF - the most principled army in the world.

    $36,000.00

  • Pillar of Love
    Pillars of IDF SpiritThe six steel pillars which help support the upper floor, stand for six values essential to any soldier in the IDF: truth, courage, sacrifice, morality, devotion and leadership. Together, these values uphold the code of conduct of the IDF - the most principled army in the world.

    $36,000.00

  • Pillar of Hope
    Pillars of IDF SpiritThe six steel pillars which help support the upper floor, stand for six values essential to any soldier in the IDF: truth, courage, sacrifice, morality, devotion and leadership. Together, these values uphold the code of conduct of the IDF - the most principled army in the world.

    $36,000.00

  • Pillar of Unity
    Pillars of IDF SpiritThe six steel pillars which help support the upper floor, stand for six values essential to any soldier in the IDF: truth, courage, sacrifice, morality, devotion and leadership. Together, these values uphold the code of conduct of the IDF - the most principled army in the world.

    $36,000.00

  • Pillar of Commitment
    Pillars of IDF SpiritThe six steel pillars which help support the upper floor, stand for six values essential to any soldier in the IDF: truth, courage, sacrifice, morality, devotion and leadership. Together, these values uphold the code of conduct of the IDF - the most principled army in the world.

    $36,000.00

  • Soldiers’ Tzedakah Box

    Dedicated

    Tzedakah is a Hebrew word used to mean charity. Yet unlike regular charity, which is completely voluntary, tzedakah is seen as a religious obligation, which must be performed regardless of financial standing, and must even be performed by the poor themselves.
  • Maccabee Chanukiah
    Chanukiah

    Dedicated

    Symbolizing the miracle of Chanukah, this large steel Chanukia is gracefully designed to suit the Center's architecture with its curved shape and Stars of David ornamental work.