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Online Annual Giving and Membership


Accessible membership is a community priorty at our shul. We value all of our members equally and no one will be denied membership for financial reasons. In order to accomodate members in varying financial situations, we have several plans outlined below. For more information or to determine which plan is right for you, please contact Sarah Shapiro, Executive Director at or 202.882.7225.

Please choose either annual giving or membership dues and then make a selection:

Annual Giving Plans

Show your commitment by participating in one of our comprehensive annual giving plans. The following annual giving levels include full family membership, high holiday seats, and automatic participation in the following annual fundraising campaigns: High Holiday Appeal & Yizkor Book, Mishloach Manot for Purim and Annual Gala Celebration. This is a great way to support congregation and fully participate in all of the annual giving opportunities available throughout the year, in one annual commitment.

Dreamer (over $15,000) $

Builder $10,000

Champion $7,500

Guardian $5,000

Supporter $3,600

Other (over $3,600) $

(over $3,600, please specify amount)

Membership Plans

Family Membership $1,200

Includes $100 building fund fee and high holiday seats.

Individual Membership $800

Includes $50 building fund fee and one high holiday seat.

First-Time Membership $500

Single or family, first-year only, joining a synagogue for the first time, includes high holiday seat(s).

Under 30 Membership $400

Single or family, does not includes high holiday seat(s).

Associate Membership $360

For those living outside of the Ohev community or have an affiliation as a full dues paying member at another synagogue. Does not include high holiday seat(s) or voting rights.

Sholom Dues (2015 rate+) (over $700) $

If the dues levels present a significant financial hardship, for 2017, you have the option to pay at the 2015 dues level with the option to include an increased pledge.

Sholom Dues (reduced dues) $

Membership is available to everyone, regardless of financial circumstances. If the dues levels present a significant financial hardship, please indicate an amount commensurate with your finances.

Payment Plan

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Pay by check

Please submit check payment to Ohev Sholom - The National Synagogue c/o Annual Giving/Membership, 1600 Jonquil Street NW, Washington, DC 20012 in a timely manner.

Pay in 2 equal installments (semi annual)

Pay in 4 equal installments (quarterly)

Pay in 12 equal installments (monthly)