Synagogue Membership

Please visit us as many times and take as long as you'd like to get to know our community before deciding whether it is for you.  We always welcome non-members and visitors at services, classes, meals, and other synagogue events.

We encourage you, however, to "jump in the water" and become a member of West End Synagogue. As a member, you can count on this community for support in times of joy and sorrow, and you can find yourself becoming one of the people who welcomes other newcomers into the community. Members who wish to are invited to join synagogue committees and help shape our programs and our community. You can take pride that you will be supporting a community that reflects your values and ideals.

West End Synagogue operates on a "Fair Share Dues" basis which links the suggested level of financial support to household income.  We aim to ensure that no one is excluded from our community because of financial circumstances.  Currently, for new members we are offering a special rate of 50% off the first year's dues, which includes tickets to High Holy Day services.


  • To download our current Membership Application, click here.

  • To pay membership dues online, click here.

  • Send your completed application and forms to us at:

West End Synagogue
Attn: Lila Pahl
190 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023


If you have any questions, please contact our Executive Director, Lila Pahl at 212-579-0777 (ext. 220), or email at welcome [at] westendsynagogue [dot] org. Please include your phone number in your email message so we can get back to you.