Membership

We would be pleased to have you join us in prayer. May you find in our Synagogue, as we do, the understanding, the courage, and the strength with which to meet the needs of the hour, to learn Torah, and to rejoice in our Jewish heritage.

Questions? Contact the Membership Chairperson Sharon Monter.

Click here to download the Membership Application.

Contact the Synagogue

Temple Beth Or
200 Van Zile Road
Brick, New Jersey 08724
Telephone Number: 732-458-4700
E-mail: TempleBethOrBrick@gmail.com
Fax Number: 732-458-7781

Membership FAQs

I’d like to learn more about Beth Or. How do I become part of the TBO family?

We look forward to welcoming you to our community. Our warmth and openness is evident at first contact. As membership coordinator, it is my goal to be your source of information, providing the individualized attention you require, fitting your needs to our synagogue. As your ‘point person’ I look forward to helping you find your niche and helping to make this your ‘second home’ creating a customized map of what works best for you as you navigate your journey. Spend time with us, get to know us better, be part of our congregational family. Explore our website for ideas of how to get involved.

What are the benefits of membership?

There are objective benefits of membership at TBO – availability of our clergy at life-cycle events and for counseling, tickets for High Holy Days, educational and spiritual opportunities for the entire family, FREE tuition to our Early Childhood and Religious School programs, tax deductions for membership dues and donations, notifications of upcoming events and programs, and much more. However, a price cannot be put on some of the more subtle benefits. By becoming a member of Temple Beth Or, you become part of a larger Kehillah (community) where you will meet new people and make new friends. Ours is a community that is always there for you during life’s ups and downs… where you belong to something special.

How do I enroll my child in Religious School or in the Early Childhood Center?

You’ll find valuable information about our Education programs for ‘Adult Learning,’ our Religious School, and much more on our website. However, when you contact us whether its via email, telephone or after arranging a visit, please let us know about your interest in our programs and other parts of TBO synagogue life and we will help you with the enrollment process and answer any other questions you may have.

What are the costs of membership?

Synagogues have expenses just as our households do. Therefore, we are understanding and sensitive to each congregational family’s needs. While it is necessary to operate under a formal budget, so that we may provide a wealth of programs, opportunities and activities, we do take each family’s circumstance into consideration. No one is denied membership at Temple Beth Or. Confidential financial arrangements can be made upon request. We invite you to become part of Ocean County’s most vibrant Conservative community!