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Congregation Beth Israel is a diverse, inclusive, and warm Reform Jewish congregation that welcomes all members with a wide range of learning, social action, cultural, spiritual and worship opportunities. Our Clergy and Staff are available to our members providing their insightful perspectives, unique talents, and honed skills to assist the constantly changing needs of our congregants.

We invite you to become a member of Congregation
Beth Israel


You are welcome to join us and check out Shabbat Services at CBI.

What is the Process to Join CBI?

It's easy. Our Executive Director, Terry Taubman will be your guide. She'll answer your questions about CBI and membership requirements, take you on a tour of our beautiful facility and introduce you to our clergy and staff.

  • We look forward to hearing from you! Please send a note to our Executive Director Terry Taubman or call (480) 951-0323 between 9am and 5pm Tuesday-Thursday and 9am to 3pm Friday.

We encourage every new member to participate in our wonderful programs as a way to form connections with others who have similar interests. Our youth programs create opportunities for children to meet others in their age group.

Of particular interest to parents are our preschool, religious school, and Camp Stein. We encourage you to explore the website to learn about these and our many other offerings.

Congregation Beth Israel will not turn anyone away for financial reasons.  If being a member of our holy community is a priority, we will work with you.  If you would like to discuss a financial arrangement, please contact our Executive Director, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Membership Categories

Standard Membership

Standard Membership outside of any of the following categories would be at the current regular yearly minimum membership contribution level of $2, 250, with a $3, 000 Building Fund obligation payable over a few years.

Single (with or without children):

This memberhsip contribution level would only be available to a membership unit consisting of a single adult, with or without children, who has not yet reached age 35 as of July 1st (the first day of CBI's fiscal year) and would be available through June 30th, (the last day of CBI's fiscal year) during which the adult member attains age 35.  There would be no Building Fund obligation.  Membership at this level would be entitled to all CBI membership privileges.  The membership contribution amount in this category of membership level would be as follows:

Up to Age 30: $180

Age 31-35: $540

Family (Two Adults, with or without children):

This membership contribution level would only be available to a membership unit whose older spouse has not yet reached age 35 as of July 1st (the first day of CBI's fiscal year) and would be available through June 30th (the last day of CBI's fiscal year) druing which the older spouse attains age 35.  There would be no Building Fund obligation.  Membership at this level would be entitled to all CBI membership privileges.  The membership contribution amount in this level of membership would be as follows:

Up to Age 30: $360

Age 31 through 35: $900

Preschool Family Affiliate Membership:

This membership contribution level would only be available to a membership unit that has at least one child enrolled in Congregation Beth Israel's Chanen Preschool.  It would be available for as long as the family has a child enrolled.  Cost of membership would be $500 and there would be no Building Fund obligation.  Membership at this level would be entitled to all CBI membership privileges except for member rates for Preschool, Camp Simcha, and Camp Stein.

Seasonal Membership:

Seasonal Membership would only be available to a membership unit that is a full dues paying member of another congregation which is the member's primary affiliation.  Primary affiliation will be verified.  The Seasonal Membership contribution level is one-half of the regular membership contribution for the membership unit.  There will be no Building Fund obligation.  Membership at this level would be entitled to all CBI membership privileges. 

 

Link to CBI's New Membership Form


 

New to CBI?

Learn more about our clergy
- Cantor Shpall - Rabbi Kahn - Rabbi Keller -

We welcome you to explore the many ways you can become involved at CBI! Take a moment to browse the many Programs offered throughout the year.

See you soon!