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Membership Application-Full Version

Whether you have been connected to CBI for years or are new, we are delighted to have you join us as a member. To join Congregation B'nai Israel please complete this application.

As a member of Congregation B’nai Israel, you will be a part of a progressive, egalitarian, congregation associated with the conservative movement.. As a member you will have a personal relationship with the rabbis, staff, and other members of the community.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE:

Life Cycle Events
You will be part of a caring community when you experience a life cycle events such as a Brit-milah and Brit bat (baby-naming) ceremony, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, marriage ceremony, shiva and funeral services. CBI membership provides you with cemetery privileges in our Jewish and Interfaith cemeteries.

Worship and Holiday Services
Your membership helps support the High Holiday services, weekly Shabbat Services, and special Chanukah, Purim, Pesach, Shavuot and other holiday services and celebrations during the year.  All of these services are free with your membership, including free ticket(s) to High Holiday services.

Reciprocity
Members are eligible for reciprocity with participating synagogues for High Holiday tickets.

Adult Education
Membership pays for adult education classes, Sunday cafés with guest presenters, lecture series, and Shabbat luncheon programs. Members can participate in other adult experiences such as informal spirituality groups, havurahsmall community gatherings, dance programs, and presentations during senior luncheons.

Religious School
Members may enroll their children in (ALMA) religious school and membership helps support the education of our youth in providing subsidies to the school.

Voice in Shaping the Congregation
Members may serve on the Board, vote in elections and referenda, and serve on committees. A full list of Committees and opportunities for involvement are listed on the application form.

Ownership and Use of the Building
As a member you become part owner of the building that is a spiritual home, an event center, a kosher kitchen, a sanctuary (safe place for you and others), and a place to schmooze.  Members have first priority for the use of meeting space, and special rates for rental of the social hall and kitchen. 

Availability of Clergy
Members get first priority for a call on our Rabbi for pastoral counseling, hospital visitations, and similar needs
 

For more information about Membership types and fees, please click here.






Yahrzeit Information
It is custom of the congregation to read the names of loved ones who are no longer with us on the anniversary of their passing.  You will be notified via mail from the CBI Office of the Hebrew date of your loved one’s death unless you specify the English/Gregorian date. 
 


Please select a membership level from the two options below:
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