Fees and Rentals

Fees and Rentals

Regular Membership – $225/year

A regular membership includes all membership mailings such as notices of special holiday observances and celebrations, adult education classes and lectures, and all other special events. This membership also includes a subscription to The Center Light, the monthly publication of the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center. Regular membership also includes eligibility for one covered member to vote at general membership meetings as well as to run for election to a position as an officer or on the Board of Trustees.

Alumni Membership $50/year

Alumni memberships are available for former members and/or Hebrew School alumni who no longer live in the Bronx.  If you are neither a former member or school alum, you’re welcome to be an “Alumni” member!  We welcome your desire to be part of our “family” and appreciate your support. An alumni membership includes all membership mailings and a subscription to The Center Light, just like the regular membership. However, alumni membership does not include eligibility to vote at general membership meetings or to run for election to a position as an officer or on the Board of Trustees.

High Holiday Tickets and Memorials

Membership prices and ticket prices went up effective August 16, 2017

Men’s seat, all locations (regular membership required) $125
Women’s seat, all locations (regular membership not required) $125
Children under 18, all locations $45
Book of Remembrance
 – Listing, per name (no limit) $10
 – Quarter page display (limit of 12 names) $100
 – Half page display $175
 – Full page display $300
Kaddish $180
– Kaddish is recited in morning and afternoon services for the first 11 months
– Annual yartzeit reminder sent to you each year and kaddish recited on yartzeit
Memorial Plaques $300
– Bronze plaque installed in Memorial Hall (new or moved from another shul)
– Plaque lighted on yahrtzeit (anniversary)
– Reminder of annual yahrtzeit date sent to you each year
– Yahrtzeit listed in Center Light for the month of the yahrtzeit

Sponsor a Kiddush or Shallosh Seudos

Shallosh Seudos (third Shabbos Meal) – sponsorship adds tuna, egg salad, fruit, cookies and more to the meal – $50

Full kiddush – $250
Custom kiddush – At cost
Note: All kiddushes require an additional $50 for setup and cleanup costs. Additional fee does not apply to Shallosh Seudos.

Ballroom Rental

Our spacious ballroom can accommodate up to 150 people at tables for social functions and up to 200 people for meetings. Any food must meet approved kashruth. Check with the synagogue office for rates and possible special requirements or limitations.

Synagogue Rental

The Main Sanctuary, which seats 250 people for meetings, is also available for rental. Check with the synagogue office for rates and possible special requirements or limitations.


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