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Join Our Community

Thank you for considering joining Kol Ha’Emek, The Upper Valley Jewish Community. We are a welcoming, egalitarian congregation providing Jewish spiritual, educational, social and cultural opportunities to the Upper Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire. Our membership represents Jews and families from a variety of traditions and practices. Despite COVID, our community has continued to be extremely active. As we open up, we continue to offer hybrid services and activities – both in person and on Zoom. Browse the Weekly Update on the Home Page to get a sense of what is happening. Feel free to reach out to our Rabbi Mark Melamut, to our Office Manager Chris DePierro, or any one of the members of the Board of Trustees.

Why Join the UVJC Community?

  • Support your local Jewish community
  • Enjoy adult study opportunities
  • Enroll your children in Hebrew School
  • Be part of a caring community
  • Connect with our Rabbi
  • Celebrate life cycle events
  • Enjoy Friday evening Kabalat Shabbat
  • Enjoy Saturday morning Shabbat services and Torah discussions
  • Enjoy cultural programming including Lunch and Learns
  • Enjoy social events
  • Celebrate Havdalah as a community
  • Celebrate and observe the High Holidays
  • Celebrate ALL the Jewish holidays
  • Decorate and visit the Sukkah
  • Participate in Tikkun Olam
  • Get involved
  • Help fight anti-Semitism
  • Meet new people
  • Make new friends
  • Receive the UVJC quarterly newsletter
  • Enrich your life!

Below is the fee structure. For more information, Chris by email at or by phone at (603) 646-0460. If any of our fees present a financial hardship, please do not be discouraged. Nobody is ever refused membership for financial reasons. Please contact our treasurer at if our fees present a financial hardship.