Berkeley Hillel Membership Maaglim

Bonim (Builders)

Bonim recognizes Hillel’s most steadfast donors—the builders of community who have invested up consecutively in Jewish life at Cal. When you have made consecutive gifts from $250 to $1000 in each of the four most recent fiscal years, you are part of the Bonim Circle. You are Berkeley loyal and are recognized for the total number of years in which you’ve made a personally meaningful gift to Hillel.  The Bonim Maagal will receive:

  • A Shabbat candle set including custom match box

Berkeley Bear Mishpacha – Cal Families who give a minimum of $500 annually

The Mishpacha (family) is an opportunity for families of Cal students to give back to their student’s home away from home and support their Jewish journey. In this special group, UC Berkeley families will have opportunities to gather several times throughout the year, and collectively maintain and strengthen their student’s Jewish life at Cal. It’s a way for families to show their love and support for the Jewish student community, invest in the future of Jewish life at Cal and the future of the Jewish community-at-large. Mishpacha members will receive:

  • Cal Ima/Aba t-shirt
  • Berkeley Bear Mishpacha Car Decal

Dov (Bear) Alumni Club (DAC) Cal Grads who give a minimum of $1000 annually

The Dov Alumni Club is a brand-new opportunity for Alumni to support a cherished home away from home while you were at Cal. Your annual contributions totaling a minimum of $1,000 per year will establish and sustain your membership in this dedicated group of Hillel-for-lifers! There will be DAC gatherings throughout the year enabling you to meet, reunite and celebrate with your fellow alums.  The Dov members will receive:

  • Customized Travel Havdallah Set
  • DAC Car Decal
     

Chai Chaverim (Friends) – Donors giving $1800 annually

  • Customized Judaica for Chai circle

Tomchim (Advocates) Donors giving $3600 annually

  • Customized Judaica for Tomchim Circle
  • Quarterly Hour of Learning with Rabbi Adam

M’Kayemim (Sustainers)- Donors giving $5000 annually

  • Customized Judaica for M’Kayemim circle
  • Monthly Hour of learning with Rabbi Adam
  • Annual invite to a special membership Shabbat in the spring

Giborim (Heroes) $100,000+ of Lifetime Giving  

  • Customized Sculpture
  • Private Hillel Klezmer Band concert at event of your choosing
  • Monthly Hour of Learning with Rabbi Adam
  • Annual Invite to a special membership Shabbat in the Spring