Congregation Beth Shalom is a vibrant community because of our amazing members. By becoming a member of Beth Shalom, you add to our shul (synagogue) community – a community that defines itself as creative, diverse, progressive, and traditional. We are a Jewish congregation which is affiliated with the Conservative movement. Our building is situated at the center of historic Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh's East End.

We are a soulful, spiritual, musical community, committed to tefillah – prayer, limmud – Torah learning, and kehillah – community. Beth Shalom is proud to be a member of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. We define ourselves as a welcoming, egalitarian, inclusive, LGBTQIA+ friendly synagogue. We are proud to be a welcoming synagogue to interfaith couples and families as well. To become a Beth Shalom member, you or at least one member of your family must be Jewish.

To become a member of Beth Shalom, please follow the following steps:

  1. First, contact our Executive Director, Robert Gleiberman, to have a conversation about your interest in joining Beth Shalom, and to discuss your financial commitment. Financial considerations will be made for individuals and families that need them. To get in touch with Robert, call 412.421.2288, or email him at .
  2. We invite you to fill out the application below, either by clicking the online link or printing the pdf and mailing it in.

After submitting your application, you will be contacted by a staff person or layperson when you are welcomed into our shul family.