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We welcome the full range of diverse Jewish and interfaith families.

A House of Friends, A Community Open to All

We include single parents, singles, multi-cultural families, multi-racial families, LGBTQIA people, people of all ages, people with special needs.

Members Are Partners

Being a partner in our sacred community delivers both privileges and responsibilities that elevate the experience above simple membership.  While members expect service in exchange for payment, such as at a gym or as part of a club or service program, partners play an active role in shaping and sustaining their synagogue community.

As a Bet Haverim partner, your gifts of both time and treasure ensure the opportunity for Jewish worship, education and friendships in Yolo County. By being an active partner in the community, you are able to play a direct role in creating a Jewish life that is personally meaningful and fulfilling to you.

Partnership Form

We're all in this together

We’ve calculated the total amount of partnership contribution we need to “keep the lights on” at CBH over this next year, and then divided that amount by the expected number of partner households. To pay our budgeted operating expenses for this coming year, total partnership contributions for the year will need to average $2700 per partner household.

However, it is also a core principle of CBH that no one who wants to join our community will be denied an opportunity to do so, based on financial limitations. Therefore, to the extent you are able to contribute an amount exceeding that average contribution amount, you will not only be doing a mitzvah benefitting a fellow partner but will also be helping CBH achieve the financial foundation needed to provide a home for all who wish to share in Jewish life as part of our community.

Please read this letter from our President, Robin Kulakow to Partners about pledges.

Partnership Pledges are due this year on August 15, 2023, for continuing partners; new partners are welcome at any time and may pro-rate their pledge commitment. In addition to an annual pledge, all partnership units also contribute a $275 “L’Dor v’Dor” maintenance fee and a $360 security fee each year to provide for the upkeep and enhancement of our synagogue campus.

Associate Partnership is available to individuals or households in the Yolo/Sacramento area who are full members of a synagogue elsewhere, and those who live outside of the Yolo/Sacramento area but would like to stay connected to CBH. For the former, the benefit is to connect them with Jewish life here in their local community, while for the latter, an Associate Partnership maintains a valuable tie to their previous synagogue.

The cost is $360 a year for a household of any size. This provides access to services, newsletters, and yahrzeit notices; invitations to Zoom classes and events (applicable fees would be charged) and the opportunity to participate in education and youth programs (applicable fees would be charged). Voting rights and tickets for High Holidays are not included with Associate Partnership. Please click here to learn more about Associate Partnerships.

The Executive Director welcomes questions about Bet Haverim partnership at director@bethaverim.org, or 530-758-0842.

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As the center of Jewish community life in Davis and the surrounding area, we are committed to building a community which meets the educational, spiritual and social needs of people in all stages of life.

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