As a member of Shearith Israel, you are a part of a Conservative congregation with a committed, caring, and renowned professional staff: Rabbi, educators, and administrators.
Benefits of Membership Include:
Availability of Clergy:
Members are entitled to call on our Rabbi for pastoral counseling, hopsital visitations, and similar needs.
Life Cycle Events:
We encourage our congregants to turn to our Rabbi for an Aufruf and marriage ceremony, Brit-Milah and Brit Bat (baby-naming) ceremony, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ceremony, and funeral service.
Shabbat morning worship services and selected festivals include programming and babysitting for children ages 18 months through high school. Membership includes tickets to the High Holy Days.
Synagogue Events and Programs:
Members are entitled to attend Adult Education classes and other designated programs.
Members may enroll their school-age children in the religious school (subject to such fees and standards as established in the Religious School Family Handbook).
Congregation Shearith Israel created the Gertrude & Edward Krick Chesed Society in the spirit of Gemilut Hasadim – acts of loving kindness. When one of our families suffers the loss of a loved one they have the comfort knowing that their community will attend to their needs.
If your membership includes High Holy Day tickets, you are eligible for reciprocity with participating synagogues in the United States.
To apply for Membership to Congregation Shearith Israel. Please complete the electronic form below: Membership Application
An Associate Membership requires full membership in another congregation, whether is is across town or even across the country. The annual cost is $500, $41.67 per month. Please be aware that High Holiday tickets are NOT included with an Associate Membership.