Beth Israel, a Conservative congregation, is a welcoming and 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

Moving Torah Workshop for Parents and 3-5th graders

Date: September 14, 2014 Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday Morning Minyan

Date: September 14, 2014 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Scholar in Residence - Moving Torah Performance

Date: September 14, 2014 Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the Midrash

Date: September 17, 2014 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday Noon Study Group

Date: September 19, 2014 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday Evening Folk Shabbat Services

Date: September 19, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Saturday Morning Services

Date: September 20, 2014 Time: 9:30 am - 11:55 am

News from CBI

Friday Noon Study Group

Fridays, 12-1 pm

The Friday Noon Study Group is currently exploring some of the many controversies that reside at the heart of Jewish history and theology.  

  • Is collective punishment ever morally acceptable?  
  • Is the inclusion and equality of women in Judaism complete today?
  • What constitutes legitimate dissent to religious authority?
  • Should Judaism today be based on reason or revelation?  
  • Is a Jewish homeland the only real answer to anti-Semitism?  

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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