923 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403

General Membership Benefits

In the 21st century, belonging to a strong community is more important than ever. At a time when loneliness and mental health issues are soaring, finding one’s place within a larger community gives one a much-needed sense of groundedness. See this article for more info about how being part of a spiritual community impacts your health. Joining B’nai Zion is a significant step to getting more involved in person or via Zoom, and helps us get you more involved as well.

Joining B’nai Zion Congregation also comes with the following member benefits to assist you in leading your spiritual life:

  • Rabbinic support for lifecycle events and personal needs
  • Beit Sefer Ivri Religious school enrollment and bar/bat mitzvah tutoring
  • Special rates for adult education classes, synagogue dinners, retreats and special events
  • Voting rights at membership meetings
  • Ability to serve on the board of BZ and on standing committees
  • Receive members only synagogue communications
  • Reserved seating for High Holiday services
  • Burial privileges in the BZ cemetery

Membership Levels

The simple act of joining B’nai Zion Congregation can bring new energy to your spiritual sense of well-being. For that reason, B’nai Zion maintains five levels of membership that are designed to accommodate the needs of different populations within our Jewish Community. The levels of membership are:

  • Individual
  • Individual or Student under age 30
  • Couple
  • Single Parent Family
  • Double Parent Family
  • Gesher (Enhanced dues to further your impact)

Though membership rates are fixed, we know each person’s financial situation is different. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. To learn more about discounts, please contact our Treasurer, Scott Israel.

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Office Hours

B’nai Zion Congregation
923 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(enter parking lot from Oak Street)

Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Thursday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Friday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Please call ahead to confirm someone will be in the office when you arrive!


Rabbi Samuel Rotenberg: rabbirotenberg@bzcongregation.com

Autumn Clark, Office Manager: office@bzcongregation.com

Phone: 423.894.8900

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Weekly Services

Wednesday Minyan

Friday Kabbalat Shabbat

Shabbat Morning
9:45 am

See our Worship & Events page for all up to date services!