Thank You for Your Interest in Joining the TBAY Family

Become part of a greater, sacred community bound together as a spiritual family. Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael offers a welcoming and inclusive environment for spiritual, educational, and social interaction. We embrace Torah, meaningful worship, lifelong learning, music, Israel, and tikkun olam.

Enrich your life with a customized partnership

TBAY offers FREE membership for families enrolled in the Early Childhood Program. We also have special pricing for individuals, seniors, as well as virtual options for out-of-towners. Already a member of another synagogue? Expand your Jewish community further with our custom second-synagogue membership option. No one is ever turned away if they’re unable to pay full dues. If you have questions or want to learn more, contact Harvey M. Brenner, Executive Director, at (973) 376-0539 or .

Benefits of Membership

Services, Pastoral Care, & Life Cycles

  • Participate in services – daily services, Shabbat, holidays – both in-person and online
  • Meet with our Clergy for pastoral care – emotional, social and spiritual support
  • Hold life cycle events such as weddings and funerals with our Clergy and/or in our Sanctuary
  • Have TBAY support for a Yahrzeit and/or Minyan
  • Secure a place in TBAY’s section of our local cemetery

Programs, Communications, & Events

  • Attend events such as TBAY Trivia Night, the Men’s Club Annual Comedy Night, the Purim Carnival, and Tot Shabbats
  • Join one of our many groups or committees with members who share your interests, passions, and life experiences, such as the TBAY Book Club
  • Receive our members-only communications such as our weekly email newsletter and notes from our Clergy
  • Gain access to and listings in the membership directory
  • Rent our spaces for other purposes such as meetings and parties

High Holy Days

  • Membership dues include tickets for your household to attend our High Holy Days member services, in-person or online
  • Purchase guest tickets for family to attend services with you (non-resident children over 30 and other non-resident relatives)
  • Attend High Holy Days services at other synagogues in the United States or abroad via reciprocity

Raising Jewish Children

How do I join?

Contact Harvey M. Brenner, Executive Director, at (973) 376-0539 or  to receive and submit the appropriate membership form.