Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) is an inclusive, warm, welcoming, and spiritual community that provides opportunities for all to worship, celebrate, and learn with one another. We welcome Jews from all backgrounds and races, strive to serve the needs of families, singles and people from all cultures and sexual orientations, as well as interfaith families.
CBI stands as one of the leading congregations in Reform Judaism, recognized nationally. With our APPLE-accredited, award-winning early childhood program, our innovative and ARJE accredited religious school, our renowned adult education programs, and our celebrated commitment to social action, CBI is more than just a synagogue. We strive to educate and inspire our children, youth, and adults. We encourage our members to actively participate in worship and Torah study. We urge our members to contribute to the continuance and vitality of the Jewish people and commit to social action.
Membership at Congregation B’nai Israel includes
- Admission to High Holy Day services
- Special rates for classes, dinners, and events
- Free admission to our annual Nagle Family Jewish Film Festival
- Rabbinic support for lifecycle events and in times of difficulty
- Special events for new members
- Membership discount on tuition for our Religious School
- Social groups
- Monthly Shelanu Magazine
- Subscription to Reform Judaism Magazine
CBI Membership Application
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Founded in 1984, Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) has a community of more than 1,000 families and stands as a nationally recognized all-inclusive Reform Synagogue, fostering a meaningful and spiritual connection to Judaism. Known for exceptional education programs, CBI offers an APPLE accredited award-winning Early Childhood Programs, an innovative religious school and renowned adult education programs. With an ongoing commitment to social action, CBI promotes giving and volunteering within the community at large. CBI warmly welcomes people of all faiths, race and sexual orientation. We look forward to welcoming you into the CBI Family.
Membership at Congregation B’nai Israel is open to any Jewish person and their spouse/partner and children. People of other faiths may be included in a Family Membership if their spouse/partner is Jewish. Membership spans a one-year period from July 1 to June 30 of the following year. Members choose one of the following membership categories:
Family: Married couple or two individuals living together in a partnered relationship, with or without children
Young Singles: 25-29 years of age, excluding families registering for pre-school or SLJ
Young Couples: 25-29 years of age, excluding families registering for pre-school or SLJ
Early 30’s Singles: 30-35 years of age
Early 30’s Couples: 30-35 years of age
Family: (Includes children through age 24)
Prime Membership Single/Single Parent: Families with children 25 years or older, Building Fund required
Prime Membership Couple: Families with children 25 years or older, Building Fund required
Senior Adult Single: Oldest member of household 65 years of age and older, Building Fund optional. Not available if child enrolled in our schools
Senior Adult Couple: Oldest member of household 65 years of age and older, Building Fund optional. Not available if child enrolled in our schools
Associate Membership Single: Must be full paying members at another congregation
Associate Membership Couple: Must be full paying members at another congregation
Winter Member Single: Thanksgiving through Pesach
Winter Member Couple: Thanksgiving through Pesach
Shomrim/Guardian Society: We offer categories of membership options that include additional benefits. Click here to learn more.
*Pricing and fees for 2020-2021 are subject to change*
Congregation B’nai Israel Shomrim/Guardian Society
2020 – 2021The Shomrim/Guardian Society was created many years ago with the purpose of making Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) membership possible for those who are unable to pay full dues or tuition. Over the last 35 years, the generosity of our Shomrim’s financial support, has allowed more than one hundred families per year, who are in need of assistance to become part of our CBI family. Ner Tamid (Eternal Light) Circle $27,000 Amudim (Pillars) Circle $18,000 Rabbi’s Circle $12,500 Tzedakah (Justice) Circle $7,200 Chai (Life) Circle $5,400 Bonim (Builders) Circle $3,600 Mitzvah Circle $2,700 CBI Schools Nadel Center for Early Childhood Education (NCECE) Barry Ira Graff School for Living Judaism (SLJ or Religious School)
We are so grateful for your participation in this vitally important program. For more information, please contact Steve Allen, Executive Director at 561.241.8118 ext. 101.
Please click the button below to submit an inquiry form and someone from our Membership Department will reach out to you.