Congregation Beth Israel

Firmly rooted in the past,reaching toward the future

The largest Reform congregation in the area, Beth Israel is a warm and welcoming home to generations of families who play a vital and integral part in synagogue life. Accommodating to all types of modern Jewish families, Beth Israel welcomes members wherever they may be found on their personal Jewish journey.

Congregation Beth Israel

Yoga Tots on Mondays

Join us for an hour of stretches and relaxation with your child. Yoga Tots runs 4:30 to 5:30 pm on Jan. 5, 12 and 26 and is free and open to the community!

Babies & Bagels on Tuesdays

Join us for music, stories and play with Miss Cookie. Bring your coffee and your baby. We will provide the bagels! 9:30 to 10:30 am on Tuesdays, Jan. 13, 20 and 27 - free and open to the community!

Story Time on Thursdays

Join Miss Cookie for a story and a project on Thursdays, January 8, 15 and 22! Free and open to the community!

Friday Morning Play Group

Bring your baby, toddler or preschooler for an hour of play. Shabbat songs and snacks will be part of the Friday Morning Play Group from 9:30-10:30 am on Friday, January 9, 16, 23 and 30. Free and open to the community!

Tot Shabbat

Join us on Friday, Jan. 30th at 5:30 pm for a special Shabbat for our youngest worshippers!

Adult Choir B'nai Mitzvah

On Saturday morning, January 31, during Shabbat services, beginning at 10:30 am, our Adult Choir will celebrate B'nai Mitzvah chanting Torah and Haftarah. A luncheon will follow. RSVP to the synagogue office.

Sisterhood Book Group and Lunch

Join Sisterhood for lunch and a book review of "The Garden of Letters" by Alyson Richman. Warm up with soup and a great discussion. Cost if $5 per person.

College Students

We want to be able to keep in touch with our students away at college. Please send their contact information, including email address to

Shop Rite Made Easy!!

Every time your purchase Shop Rite Gift Cards from Beth Israel we make 5%. To make this easier, we can set up an ACH automatic check withdrawal from your checking account and send you the Gift Cards each month. FREE MONEY TO BETH ISRAEL. WHAT COULD BE BETTER? LET US MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU. Just call the Temple office and we will get the ball rolling. This is a great New Year's resolution!

Sim Shalom (Chassidic Festival),
Arr. by I. R. Meisels, performed by Heather Shields and Cantor Larisa Averbakh with Liliya Khobotkova, piano.


This Week

  • Sat., Jan 31

    Adult Choir B'nai Mitzvah

Upcoming events

  • Adult Choir B'nai Mitzvah
  • Sun., Feb 22

    MANNA Cooks
    9:00 AM
  • Wed., Feb 25

    Sisterhood lunch and book review
  • Sun., Mar 1

    Purim Shpiel and Carnival
    10:00 AM
  • Fri., Mar 6

    Shabbat Unplugged
    5:30 PM
  • Tue., Mar 10

    La Donna del Lago - Metropolitan Opera Trip
  • Sat., Apr 4

    Congregational Seder 2nd Night
  • Sat., Apr 18

    Broadway Bash
    7:00 PM
  • Tue., Apr 28

    Un Ballo in Maschera - Metropolitan Opera Trip