Membership Benefits

  1. Affirm, foster and strengthen your Jewish identity
  2. Find a cultural, social, ceremonial and/or spiritual home – focused on shared Jewish culture and humanistic values
  3. Celebrate and help to tell the Jewish story, including Jewish history, culture, values, and traditions
  4. Teach and share our Jewish culture and humanistic values to children and youth
  5. Further understand and practice humanism and humanistic values
  6. Get involved in Twin Cities social justice efforts and live the values of human rights and individual dignity
  7. Practice tikkun olam, help to heal the world
  8. Learn about and celebrate the contributions of secular Jews to the modern world of science, reason and democracy
  9. Help grow a knowledgeable, engaged and caring congregation
  10. Further the cause and movement of secular humanistic Judaism
  11. Make common cause with other Jews, secularists and humanists
  • Monthly Friday night Shabbat programs, including engaging guest spears and Oneg Shabbat receptions
  • Monthly Jewish Cultural School sessions for children and youth, including a dynamic 3-year curriculum tracing Jewish history, holidays and traditions
  • Community events for each major Jewish holiday, including Passover Seder, High Holiday services, Sukkot, Hanukkah, Purim and others
  • Annual community meetings and parties
  • Ordained Madrikh (spiritual leader) to perform personalized baby namings, bar and bat mitzvot, weddings, memorials and other rituals
  • Community “Salon” discussion group for Jewish humanistic books, arts and culture
  • Quarterly Or Emet tikkun olam/community service opportunities
    Intergenerational leadership and volunteer opportunities