Become a member of JCP today!

More than the sum of its extraordinary parts — from Early Childhood to Hebrew School to Youth and Project Bet; from Shabbat and holidays to acts of lovingkindness at critical junctures in our lives — we are a community of families and individuals dedicated to learning and giving, to celebrating and making meaning, and for creatively adapting our beloved and ancient traditions to the demands and exigencies of our current generation.

Membership at JCP includes these special benefits:

** The value of the Hebrew School Project and Early Childhood Center tuition reduction is not tax-deductible.
∆ Benefits include one cycle of High Holiday tickets, Early Childhood Center (Preschool & Bridge Programs), and Hebrew School Project (Grades K to 5) tuition reduction, per annual membership.

Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. All benefits will be applied annually, beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. You may join at any point in time. Please see our frequent questions for more information on what is included in this initiative.
Please email Alex Kogan or call 212-334-3522 for options on JCP dues that may be more fitting with your financial and/or individual status

Frequently Questions

Yes, all are welcome. It is not tied to school enrollment or geography. Early Childhood Center (ECC) and Hebrew School Project (HSP) families who often attend many of the JCP events and programs are rewarded by supporting JCP through membership and enjoy the convenience of the membership.

JCP membership is an annual affiliation which includes a 12-month period, starting from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

One membership enrollment is designed to include one household, including up to two adults and their children. Families are invited to add grandparents and other adult relatives, at a rate of $300 per person.

Benefits include:

• Complimentary tickets to High Holiday Services
• Complimentary or reduced fee admission to Shabbat and Holiday programs including the annual Purim Carnival & Shpiel
and Community Shabbat dinners
• Life Cycle ceremonies, such as a baby naming, officiated by JCP’s rabbinic team
• Early registration for JCP events
• Invitations to special JCP events, and other gatherings for JCP members

In addition, member families are eligible for a Early Childhood Center (Preschool & Bridge) tuition reduction of $1000 per child and a Hebrew School (K-5) tuition reduction of $400 per family (this discount is not tax deductible).

Member families may also work with JCP’s rabbinic team to officiate at life cycle ceremonies for their immediate family, free of charge.

Member benefits include one cycle of High Holiday services admission, Early Childhood Center, and Hebrew School tuition reduction, per annual enrollment period.

Everyone is welcome at JCP events. You are welcome to include additional family members as part of your enrollment with an additional contribution of $500 per person, so that their admission is free of charge. For other guests, you will be asked to pay for their admission at each event.

Yes. In order to help us plan for the program, all participants will continue to be asked to RSVP. On every applicable registration portal, there will an option for member families to RSVP at the member rate/discount.

Yes. All are welcome at JCP programs and activities. Membership is not required to participate in any JCP program.

Your membership is considered separate from The Annual Fund for JCP. If you have questions about membership or your annual gift to JCP, please contact April Mellas at 212-334-3522.

Yes, to the extent provided by law. If you take advantage of Early Childhood Center (Preschool/Bridge) and Hebrew School Project (HSP) tuition reduction, the value of that tuition reduction is not tax deductible.

Because the membership contribution is a tax deductible gift to JCP, it is non-refundable.