Membership Contribution at Chizuk Amuno Congregation

We have organized our dues structure with the goal of making membership possible for young families, single parent households, young professionals, and those experiencing financial hardship. To help us fulfil our mission, serve our members and community, educate our children, and involve ourselves with imporoving the world, we appreciate and rely upon the financial commitment of our members.

2014-15 Dues Schedule

(as of July 1, 2014)

"Aleph" indicates a single-adult household and “Bet" indicates a household with two adults.
Membership includes High Holy Day seats for the adults in your household.

Age Aleph Bet
30 and under 330 600
31-36 550 1.015
37-39 815 1,480
40-42 1,070 1,975 
43 and up 1,325 2,470

Please remember that finances are never a barrier to membership.

Additional Fees Aleph Bet
United Synagogue Fee



Security Fee

80 80
Prorated Dues
January - March= 50%
April - June= 25%

Building Fund

Our Building Fund is a one-time fee of $2,000 for a Bet household and $1,000 for an Aleph household, not required until the head of household reaches age 30. Affiliates who join Chizuk Amuno in the 31-36 age group have ten years to pay their Building Fund commitment. For all others, the Building Fund is payable over a five-year period.

Voluntary Fees

  1. JTS Jewish Theological Seminary Aleph $10; Bet $20
  2. Mercaz Aleph $36; Bet $54

Voluntary fees appear on your membership statement unless you inform us in writing of your choice to opt out.

Extra Seats: Children of Members

Age Fee
12 and under 220
13-17 380
18-25 540

Widowed Parent or Out-of-Town Visitors $700

Associate Membership

We offer friends of Chizuk Amuno who are members of another synagogue the opportunity to join at the Associate Membership level. Associate Membership does not include High Holy Day seats, access to Garrison Forest Cemetery sites, and does not require payment of the Building Fund.