Membership Information

Thank you for your interest in Congregation Shir Hadash. Join today!

Get to Know Us

You are welcome to take some time to get to know us before joining. Shabbat services, Friday night and Saturday morning, are open to all community members, as are many of our educational and cultural programs.

Our staff and members will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the Congregation. Rabbi Aron and Rabbi Lobel are available to meet with you privately to answer your questions. Rabbi Levenberg, our Educational Director, would be glad to speak with you about religious school. The Membership Committee can answer any questions that you may have regarding membership.

You can email questions to the or call the office at 408 358-1751 x5.

Young Adult Membership

We offer a special “New Song” membership for adults 35 years old and younger. To learn more, please see Young Adult Membership.

Join Us

Please download the Membership Application (PDF), fill it out completely, and mail it with your check for the first 3 months membership to Congregation Shir Hadash, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95032.

Please make sure all pages of the application are complete and you have included a check for your first 3 months membership. The information you provide about your interests will be used to identify your areas of interest and guide us to help integrate you into our community. We hope that all of our members will find ways to be actively involved. If you have any questions about the membership application, please contact our Executive Director Art Scher at 408 358-1751 x9.

Annual Contribution

The primary source of funding for Congregation Shir Hadash comes from the annual contribution of each of our member families. In order to distribute the responsibility for financial support among the members in an equitable manner, we use a Fair Share approach to annual dues. To learn more about Fair Share annual contribution program, please see Financial Obligations of Members. All members are welcome regardless of their level of financial capability.

To make or update your annual commitment, please download the Annual Contribution Form (PDF) and mail it to Congregation Shir Hadash, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95032.