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Congregation B'nai Israel of St.Petersburg

MERCAZ USA | Congregation B'nai Israel

You are encouraged to be a part of the Zionist Organization of the Conservative Movement! When you complete your annual CBI Membership Form, please “check the box” to opt-in to your MERCAZ membership. Your membership in MERCAZ is needed to:

Ensure religious pluralism in Israel and full recognition of our rabbis, synagogues, mohalim, institutions and programs.
Encourage electoral reform so that extremist minority parties will no longer wield undue power.
Determine an equitable distribution of World Zionist Organization/Jewish Agency funding for the Conservative/Masorti Movement, around the world.
Promote civil rights including Conservative/Masorti representation on religious councils and full equality for women.
Support Aliyah and Hebrew language studies.
Oppose any change in ‘Who is a Jew’ and ‘Law of Return’

Please visit the MERCAZ website at

Membership is $18 for a Student, $36 for an Individual, or $54 for a Family.

Together we can continue CBI’s participation rate in MERCAZ. If you are unsure whether you “checked the box”, need more information, or want to opt-in, please contact the CBI office: 727-381-4900.

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