Beth Israel is an independent congregation, a welcoming traditional egalitarian community devoted to the principle of an intentioned and meaningful Jewish life, expressed through our core values of education, spirituality, celebration, and social justice.


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Upcoming Events

Community Shavu'ot Program

Date: May 30, 2017 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Shavu'ot Services

Date: May 31, 2017 Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Yiddish Vinkel will not meet today

Date: May 31, 2017 Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Meet the Midrash will not meet today

Date: May 31, 2017 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Shavu'ot Services and Yizkor

Date: June 1, 2017 Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Living Torah will not meet today

Date: June 1, 2017 Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Friday Night Services

Date: June 2, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

News from CBI

Friday Noon Study Group

Fridays, 12-1 pm

We are currently completing our discussion of Bernard-Henri Levy's The Genius of Judaism.  Starting on May 12, we will be reading and discussing the Book of Micah. All are welcome. For more information, contact Jay Jacoby

For more information on what we're discussing this week, click here. 

Meet the Midrash

Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 pm

Out of the texts of the Torah, the Rabbis created teachings bringing deeper meanings to the wisdom of the Jewish people known as Midrash. Each week we will explore some of these teachings based on the weekly Torah portion.

Hasidishe Kiddush

Last Shabbat of Each Month

Fill your heart and soul with Torah (and schnapps...) and join together to learn Hasidic thought and wisdom on the parashat ha'shavua. Last Shabbat of each month, 12:30 pm in the library

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