Join Congregation Beth Ohr

Becoming a Member

Congregation Beth Ohr is a full service synagogue offering a warm and friendly family environment that embraces members of all ages and stages of life. We are a modern Conservative and fully egalitarian synagogue.
Interested in becoming a member of Congregation Beth Ohr? 
Join us for services, attend one of our events, or ask for a tour of our building.  Call us with any questions or to make an appointment to meet our rabbi, synagogue president, or one of our membership team.
What is the process for joining Congregation Beth Ohr? 
Contact our office at 516-781-3072 or email our Membership VP at membership@cbohr.org  We will answer your questions about Congregation Beth Ohr, arrange to take you on a tour and explain membership requirements. We will introduce you to Rabbi Bernstein and our Membership Committee to assist you in any way we can. 
We are located at:
2550 South Centre Avenue
Bellmore, NY  11710
We can be reached at:
(516) 781-3072 or membership@cbohr.org
Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9-4,  Friday 9-2.  

Benefits

Traditions
A rich heritage of liturgy, melodies, prayers, and customs provide a connection to hundreds of years of unbroken traditions
Community
We join together through services, education, special events and programming, creating social connections with our members and neighbors
Clergy Participation
Clergy participation in life cycle events such as bar and bat mitzvahs, baby namings, weddings, as well as illness and deaths
High Holy Days
Membership includes tickets to High Holy Days services. Family Membership includes 2 tickets and Single Membership includes 1 ticket. Tickets are not required for dependent children
Adult Education
The Congregation Beth Ohr prides itself on its many adult education offerings
Social Groups
Social groups are a big part of our shul.  Our Men’s Club, Sisterhood, and Hazak are among the many opportunities to get involved
Worship Services
Most important of all, as a member of Congregation Beth Ohr, you will find traditional Conservative worship services and an expert and learned clergy
Minyan
We offer minyan on demand for our members when required

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I get for my membership dues?
You get a sacred community made up of caring clergy, staff and synagogue members to support you through life’s challenges and to celebrate your blessings with you. You get a community of friends to learn with, struggle with and grow with. You will be celebrated for your accomplishments and challenged to improve yourself and your world.
 
What is the process for joining the Congregation Beth Ohr?
Contact our office at 516-781-3072 or email our Membership VP at membership@cbohr.org  We will answer your questions about the Congregation Beth Ohr, arrange to take you on a tour and explain membership requirements. We will introduce you to Rabbi Bernstein and our Membership Committee to assist you in any way we can. 
 
What are the costs to join Congregation Beth Ohr?
Membership costs vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact our office at 516-781-3072 or email our Membership VP at membership@cbohr.org about the specific details of membership. There are individual and family memberships available.
 
What if I can’t afford membership?
No one is turned away for financial reasons.  Just ask to speak with a member of our Membership Committee.
 
Do I receive High Holy Day tickets with membership?
Yes! For regular synagogue membership, each member receives one adult ticket (children are admitted without tickets when accompanied by a parent).
 
Can women participate fully in all aspects of religious life?
Congregation Beth Ohr is an egalitarian synagogue. Women are encouraged to participate in all aspects of religious life including being called to the Torah and being counted for minyan.
 
What if I’m in an interfaith family?
Our synagogue community is welcoming of all families. We go out of our way to make sure interfaith families feel embraced, from participation in our Hebrew School to the celebration of a Bar or Bat Mitzvah. If you are committed to having a Jewish family life and want a synagogue to support that choice through education, celebration and a warm, inclusive sense of community, then you’ve come to the right place.
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