Introductory Downtown Membership

Temple Emanu-El invites individuals and families living downtown to become members of our temple with a special introductory Emanu-El Downtown membership.

Membership Dues (First Year Only)
$950 for one-adult households, plus a security fee of $250
$1,000 for two-adult households, plus a security fee of $500


  • High Holy Day Ticket Package for family worship and Shir Chadash worship
    • Includes evening Shir Chadash services
    • Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Young Families (for children ages newborn to 5 years old), Family Services (for children in grades K – 7) and Teen Services
  • Membership pricing for all Emanu-El Downtown programs and events
  • Invitations to participate in all member receptions, programs and events
  • Member pricing for Streicker Center events and classes

Does not include:

  • Member discount for Nursery School tuition uptown
  • Please note that additional fees for lifecycle events may apply

Assigned seating at regular membership rates is available by contacting the Membership Office at 212-507-9514.


Financial means should never be a barrier to membership, so please contact the Membership Department if you need to make special payment arrangements or to request a reduction in dues.

Membership Office

For questions about membership options, High Holy Days seating, or special financial arrangements, please contact the Membership Office at 212-507-9514 or .