Interested in Becoming a Member?


We realize there are many ways to access Judaism. We also passionately believe that becoming a member of Temple Emanu-El adds a unique dimension to Jewish life. Through membership at Temple, you will develop relationships with our caring clergy, staff and fellow congregants. You will find paths to giving back to our community and our world, experience stimulating classes and feel safe when discussing tough topics. You will go through life’s most special moments with a community of friends delighted to share them with you.

Join Us

We can’t wait to get to know you and introduce you to your new community. Let’s get started!

Finances are never a barrier to participation at Temple Emanu-El. To get started on creating a membership plan that works for you and your family, contact Meredith Pryzant, Director of Member Support, or call 214.706.0000, ext. 3802.

Benefits of Membership

As a member of Temple Emanu-El, you will be part of one of the preeminent, reform congregations in the country – built on more than 150 years of history and tradition and thriving as a modern and inclusive Jewish community. Your membership at Temple Emanu-El provides you with a wide array of meaningful opportunities and benefits, such as:


  • Weekly worship services, including daily online minyans, Friday and Saturday Shabbat services, Jewish holidays, Yizkor for Festival services, monthly family-friendly “All-In Shabbat” and Tot Shabbat experiences
  • High Holy Days admission with open seating


Programming and Events

Pastoral Care and Life Cycles

  • Clergy support for life-cycle events, including weddings, baby namings, b’nai mitzvah, funerals and conversions
  • Pastoral care, including support during illness, mental health struggles, and end-of-life planning and care
  • 24/7 access to our Careline
  • Access to purchase burial plots at the Temple Emanu-El Cemetery
  • Use of worship spaces for life-cycle events including weddings, baby namings, b’nai mitzvah, conversions and funerals
  • Members can rent additional spaces at Temple for parties, meetings and more

Community and Outreach

Thank You

Your dues make possible all we do at Temple Emanu-El, both within and beyond our walls. Temple Emanu-El is a 501c3 non-profit, and membership dues qualify as a tax deductible donation.