Membership in Temple Beth El Israel (TBEI)
Joining Temple Beth El Israel is one of the most worthwhile decisions you will make for your family’s spiritual values. Temple Beth El Israel has an outstanding rabbi/cantor, a committed religious school, and an inclusive and welcoming congregation. The Temple offers a broad range of activities for members of all ages. Opportunities to connect with the community through involvement in committees and functions abound.
Membership privileges include:
●Free tickets for High Holy Day services
●Rabbinical services for Life Cycle Events
●Family and individual counseling
●Hospital visits and telephone calls during illness
●Synagogue newsletter and e-news
●Educational and growth opportunities for adults and children
Temple members are eligible to participate in all Temple-sponsored functions. Additionally, members are entitled to guaranteed seating at High Holiday worship, enrollment in religious school for the member’s children, support services for life cycle events, use of all TBEI facilities, and voting rights during regularly scheduled or special congregational meetings.
Basic membership classifications include:
Family Membership is available to spouses/life partners where at least one person is Jewish. Membership in this category covers dependent children under the age of twenty-three.
Individual Membership is available to a person of Jewish faith or a surviving spouse/life partner/divorcee of a Jewish spouse/life partner. Membership in this category covers dependent children under the age of twenty-three.
Associate Membership is available to a family or an individual residing in the local area on a part-time basis who confirms membership in a Temple or Congregation at another residence.
Affiliate Membership is available to spouses/life partners or an individual residing in an assisted living facility or a nursing home.
Also, accommodations may be based on individual and/or family circumstances. No one is turned away. The process is confidential. Contact the Financial Secretary or Treasurer for more information.
Membership details, including the current TBEI dues structure, are available through the Membership Committee. For additional information, contact the Temple office (772-336-2424) or complete this inquiry form.