MAY I VISIT TEMPLE BETH RISHON OR ATTEND A SERVICE BEFORE I JOIN?
Absolutely yes! We would be happy to welcome you for a tour of our facilities or to attend a service or to observe a class. Please call the temple office at 201-891-4466 to set up an appointment or email our VP of Membership, Stacey Frenkel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHY ARE DUES REQUIRED?
Temple Beth Rishon is not only a place of worship, but also a center of community learning, enrichment and activity. We need your dues and donations in order to maintain our state-of-the-art facility and provide the religious, educational, and social activities that our members enjoy and have come to expect. Our conscientious Executive Committee and Board of Trustees volunteer their time to ensure that your contributions are managed in a fiscally responsible manner.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY MEMBERSHIP?
Becoming a member at Temple Beth Rishon means that you have become a part of a warm, inviting community. In addition to tickets to our High Holiday Services, your membership includes access to our clergy for life-cycle events, complimentary admittance to festival luncheons and dinners, the opportunity to register your child(ren) in the Addison M & Elizabeth Opper Religious School, entry to our extensive Adult Education programs plus a roster filled with community activities and events that you and your family will enjoy throughout the year!
WHERE DO MOST OF YOUR MEMBERS LIVE?
Since we are easily accessed via Route 208, we draw members from areas near and far. In addition to the close surrounding towns of Wyckoff, Ridgewood, Franklin Lakes, and Hawthorne, we also welcome members from Fair Lawn, Oakland, Glen Rock, Ramsey, Mahwah, Allendale, Upper Saddle River, Wayne, Ringwood, Wanaque, Pompton Lakes, and New York State – just to name a few!
WILL AN INTERFAITH COUPLE OR SOMEONE FROM THE LGBT COMMUNITY FEEL WELCOME AT TEMPLE BETH RISHON?
We welcome individuals of diverse backgrounds to join our community. Temple Beth Rishon prides itself on being an inclusive community and we are dedicated to supporting you and your family’s commitment to a Jewish lifestyle.
HOW MANY MEMBER HOUSEHOLDS DOES TBR HAVE?
Currently, we have a thriving community of over 450 member families.
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?
Becoming a member of Temple Beth Rishon is easy. Call our main office at (201) 891-4466 or follow this link to access our on-line membership application. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our VP of Membership, Stacey Frenkel at email@example.com with any questions.
HOW MUCH DOES MEMBERSHIP COST?
Click on this link to Membership Categories to view the range of membership opportunities. For specific information regarding dues for your particular situation, please call the temple office at 201-891-4466.
WHAT IF I CANNOT AFFORD FULL DUES?
If you have financial concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Nancy Wellington, our bookkeeper at 201-891-4466. No one is denied membership because of inability to pay. Be assured that conversations about personal finances are completely confidential and treated with great sensitivity.
ARE YOUR FACILITIES HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE?
All of our facilities are accessible to the mobility impaired and comply with applicable ADA requirements.
IS PRESCHOOL TUITION INCLUDED IN MEMBERSHIP DUES?
Not all members have children of preschool age. Therefore, the Andrew Friedland Early Learning Center has a separate tuition requirement. Our professional staff and state-of-the-art new facilities provide children with a wonderful learning environment. Please click here to discover our extraordinary preschool facility and information on the fees required for attendance.
IS RELIGIOUS SCHOOL TUITION INCLUDED IN MEMBERSHIP DUES?
As with the Preschool, not all members have children requiring the Addison M. & Elizabeth Opper Religious School so once again, the tuition and fees are in addition to your membership dues. Please click here to discover what our Religious school has to offer.
WHO SHOULD I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR COMMUNITY?
We welcome the opportunity to answer your questions. Please reach out to our VP of membership, Stacey Frenkel at firstname.lastname@example.org call our office at (201) 891-4466 for more information.
585 Russell Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Telephone: 201-891-4466 Fax 201-891-0508