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Have we got a shul for you!

New to town, new to Judaism, or just new to Sherith Israel? Visit. Come for a tour of the building, an event for young families, or come to a Friday night service. Whatever your background, identity or level of knowledge, we have the right amount of spice to be your new Jewish home. 

If you seek community, you’ll find it here. Sherith Israel is an intentional community. We work together to make the world a little smaller, a little more intimate, a little more hamish (warm).

If you seek spirituality, you’ll find it at Congregation Sherith Israel. The awe-inspiring space uses music to transcend the mundane and elevate the sacred.

If you seek knowledge, look no further. From weekly study sessions to world-renowned guests, Sherith Israel is a place of intellectual engagement for every age and every season.

If you are not a member of the Jewish Community, but seek a way of belonging, become a Friend of Sherith Israel (click to learn more)


Simply download the membership materials (or fill out the online application).

Not Ready (yet)?

Not ready? Fill out the interest form and we will follow up with you ASAP.

Current member looking to Renew your membership?

Head to our renewal form, and make sure you're logged into your account.

Annual Membership Donation

Members are asked to support our community financially so that we can continue to thrive as a community. If we each do our part Sherith Israel will continue to stand at the forefront of Jewish life in San Francisco for decades to come.

To sustain our community, we have established expectations for annual membership commitments:

  • $2,950 - Couples and Families
  • $2,150 - Individuals
  • $1,500 - Household that is already affiliated with another synagogue
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We understand that some members cannot contribute at these levels and others are able to give significantly more.  We encourage all potential members to discuss their contribution with our Executive Director.  Everyone is welcome regardless of financial resources.

Annual Fund

We ask all congregants to participate in our Annual Fund, which supplements our membership commitment to support all of our programming and services.

Everyone is welcome regardless of financial resources

Every household is different. We encourage everyone to donate what is meaningful and sustainable for their situation. Thank you!


Welcome to Congregation Sherith Israel! We are thrilled that you would like to join our community. Please take a few minutes to complete the information below. All of your information is kept in strict confidence and used to develop programs that serve your needs.




I/We wish to include the following children (25 years of age and under) in my/our household membership:

Sherith Israel will send yahrzeit reminder notices for your loved one(s) corresponding to their date of passing on the English calendar unless requested otherwise.

I/We would like to be reminded of the following yahrzeit(s):

(Mother of _______, Father of _____, etc)

Membership commitments and contributions to Sherith Israel are all tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult with your tax preparer to learn more. 

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