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Congregation Or Torah 5783 Membership Form

If you would like assistance completing the application form, or would prefer a physical copy, please call the shul office: 847-679-3645

Primary Adult

Secondary Adult


Alternate Residence

If yes, please provide supporting documentation from the Rabbinical Court that supervised the conversion. Thank you

Would you like to be involved in or learn more about:


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transliterated, e.g. “Dinah Daughter of Zalman & Miriam”


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transliterated, e.g. “Shmuel son of Avi and Dinah”

Membership Rates:

  • Family Membership: $1,800, includes two High Holiday seats. For existing members, if you elect to pay your entire balance by July 31, 2022, your membership will be $1,700 for the year.
  • New Family Membership: $900 for the first year, includes two High Holiday seats.
  • Young Family Membership (youngest spouse is under 30): $900, includes two High Holiday seats.
  • Individual Membership: $900, includes one High Holiday seat. If you elect to pay your entire balance by July 31, 2022, your membership will be $850 for the year.
  • Associate Membership: $720 for families, $360 for an individual or young families (youngest spouse is under 30). New this year, Associate Membership is for families who are full members at other shuls in the Chicagoland area. Please note: this tier does not include High Holiday seats. 

Please be aware youth groups are from 6 months - 5th grade.

*Please note that children of members includes those who are still in school, live with their parents, or who are otherwise still fully dependent on the member parents.  Requests for guest seats must be paid in full in order to be assigned.

We are looking into the possibility of providing a tent option in the Or Torah parking lot for the High Holidays. If you would prefer to sit outside, please select 'Tent at Or Torah' in the seating block below. Please note: this option is based on demand.
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The building fund obligation is a one-time obligation, of $3,500, payable over 5 years at a suggested $700/year beginning with the member's 4th year as a member. Participation in and payment of the building fund is required in order to be considered a member in good standing.


Please be aware youth groups are for children ages 6 months to 5th grade!

Youth Groups Cost $10 per day on the High Holidays, for Rosh Hashanah the cost of groups is $20 per child.

Youth Groups Cost $10 per day on the High Holidays, for Rosh Hashanah the cost of groups is $20 per child. For Yom Kippur, the cost of groups is $10 per child.


Please note that you do not have to obtain approval from a member of the finance committee to pay half of your membership dues now and half in December.

1. Credit Card: To pay in full today please select "Paypal" next to payment method and click "Submit and Continue" below. You will be redirected to Paypal. You do not have to create a Paypal account to pay with Paypal. To pay as a guest, scroll down to the bottom of the page and follow the instructions listed.


2. To pay half now and half in December by Credit Card, please follow these instructions:
a. Click on the box next to "Split this"
b. Next to the "Split this", select "Two Payments"
c. Next to the word "Paid" click on the dropdown menu and select Every 5 Months

NOTE: Although the system will allow you to choose to pay every few weeks or months, Or Torah will only process your payment when you select "Every 5 Months". We will contact you if a mistake has been made so that we may rectify it. Please also note that in order to split your payment, you must create a Paypal account. This is similar to registering for an email address on Gmail or Yahoo. The credit card you use to make your first payment will be re-charged exactly 5 months from the day you make your first payment.


Fri, June 2 2023 13 Sivan 5783