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		                            <span class="slider_description">Becoming a member at KTI is more than just joining a congregation — it's joining a family.</span>

Becoming a Member

Congregation KTI is an egalitarian and progressive congregation serving Port Chester, Rye Brook, Rye, and Greenwich for over a century. This congregation was born of its own diversity--Jews of different backgrounds merging for a purpose--to worship, learn and lean on each other. Today, that spirit is alive and is even more diverse, embracing interfaith families, single-parent families, LGBTQ families and Jews by choice in a Conservative, but modern tradition.

We learn from each other. We support each other. We gather to engage in social action. We commune with nature. KTI boasts inspiring clergy, values Jewish learning, fosters spiritual worship, serves the community, and supports the State of Israel.

Our suburban campus contains an architecturally significant and majestic sanctuary, a social hall, a daily prayer room, a revered Religious School, an Early Childhood Program, and clergy and custodial residences.

All are welcome to participate in our meaningful prayer services, special events, adult education programs, social action efforts, and community activities.

Become a Member


What does Membership Include?

  • ​​​​​​​AnchorTickets to High Holiday services (6 per family membership)
  • Access to all religious services
  • Support from our caring and engaged clergy for all lifecycle events
  • Full participation in all cultural, social, educational and recreational programs
  • Access to our renowned religious school (tuition is additional)
  • Tuition discounts for our Early Childhood and pre-Religious School programs
  • Eligibility to vote on issues as outlined in the By-Laws and Constitution 
  • Eligibility to serve on the Board of Trustees and our Executive Board
  • Eligibility to serve on our committees
  • Opportunity to purchase graves at the KTI owned cemetery

Frequently Asked Questions

Membership Dues

Dues cover our minimum annual costs for operation and do not include additional costs of programming, special activities and speakers, and improvements to our campus infrastructure. We hope you take this into account when making pledges throughout the year. See our Donations page for a variety of worthy projects.

Please note that KTI's fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30.  All payments are considered late 60 days after bills are sent in order to ensure smooth operations of our campus.

Membership Categories Schedule of Fees 

Family $4,195
Young Family Member (oldest child in 2nd grade or lower) $2,760
Single Parent Family $2,530
Single Membership $2,150


75+ Membership Couple $2,150
75+ Membership Single $1,425


Life Membership Couple $2,150
Life Member Single $1,425


Associate Member $790
Out of Town $430

Note: Building and Security Fees are Additional

Security Charge - $500 (payable by all members, except Associate and Out of Town memberships

Building Fund of $3600 is payable over 5 years by all new members, except Associate, Out of Town, ECP and 75+ Memberships.  A credit will be available if a member provides proof of payment into a building fund at another synagogue within the past 5 years, up to 50% of KTI’s Building Fund amount maximum credit.

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Group Membership Discount for New Families 

  • The group discount applies only to three or more Religious School families joining KTI at the same time. They would receive a 50% discount on their first year's annual dues (credited upon dues payment by all families in the group). There is no discount for ECP families joining together.
  • Young Family membership is not entitled to discounted tuition for the first year of their membership but becomes eligible in their second year provided they maintain their KTI membership (which may be at a discounted family rate). This membership category does not have priority registration. Priority registration is not a guarantee of enrollment.
  • Full family membership comes with priority registration but not a guarantee of enrollment.

Entitlement to tuition discounts will be subject to payment in full of annual dues. Any Issues or questions concerning credit/discounts under KTI Discount Incentive Programs will be resolved by the Board of Trustees.


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