Join Mekor Habracha!
Join or Renew Your Membership
We try to make everyone, member & nonmember alike, feel welcome in our community.
Visitors to our shul speak glowingly about the way we assist them in so many ways.
But our shul can’t live on love alone!
Mekor Habracha cannot exist and provide so many services without paying members and the generosity of donors. The Center City Jewish life that you enjoy depends on Mekor Habracha, and Mekor Habracha depends on membership dues. When you join, you become part of a shul community which will always feel great devotion to its loyal members.
Here's just a partial list of how Mekor contributes to your Center City Jewish community:
~ A warm, inviting community that welcomes people of all ages & levels of observance
~ Shabbat, holiday, and weekday services, for you and your visiting family,
in a beautiful, handicapped accessible space in the heart of Center City
~ Kiddushim every Shabbat & Yom Tov
~ Community Shabbat & Yom Tov meals
~ Special programming & holiday festivities for both children & adults
~ Torah study and special classes at all levels, from beginner to advanced
~ Halachic, spiritual, and life guidance
~ A plethora of Kosher eateries under responsible supervision
~ A fully functioning Eruv that covers all of Center City and adjoining neighborhoods
~ And the countless other ways Mekor Habracha enriches Jewish life in Center City and beyond!
And here's a partial list of special member benefits:
Free High Holiday seats & discounted guest rates
Meaningful, Jewish-oriented Children's Program
Community-wide announcements of life cycle events
A warm, caring community to celebrate your joyful occasions, such as graduations, weddings & births, and support you during difficult times, such as illness, loss of loved ones, & commemoration of yahrtzeits
Mekor’s meal train to help during those events
For life cycle ceremonies & celebrations (e.g., bris; baby naming), use of shul at no charge (conditions apply)
Discounts on Kiddush sponsorships
Discounts on shul rentals for private events
Discounts on certain special programs & meals
Invitation to Annual Mekor Habracha Meeting
Classes to assist potential converts become productive members of the Jewish community
And much, much, more!
Join or Renew Your Membership
5783 (2022-2023) Membership Rates
for New or Renewing Members
Single $750; Couple/Family $1500
We also request suggested donation of $25 as a security fee.
Auxiliary Membership rates are available for those living outside the Phila region. Please CLICK HERE for info.
If you joined sometime during the year and paid for a year's membership, your following year's dues will be prorated.
Please note that we never turn anyone away for lack of funds. If you would like to request a payment plan or reduction to fit your budget, please email the shul or call (215) 525-4246, or contact a Board member or Rabbi Hirsch. All requests will remain confidential.