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

Tot Shabbat April 25th

Join us for Tot Shabbat on April 25th at 5:30 pm! Singing, dancing, crafts, a Shabbat meal and lovely family time! Cost is $25 per family. Call the synagogue office at 609-641-3600 to RSVP.

Spring Thrift Sale May 4 and 5!

This is the major fundraiser for the Sisterhood! Drop off your items for donation on Wed., April 30 or Thurs., May 1 from 9:30 am to 6 pm. The sale is on Sunday May 4 from 9:30 am to 1 pm and Monday, May 5 from 9:30 am until noon!

Broadway Bash May 17th

Everything you love about Broadway will be in Northfield in May...fabulous talented Broadway performers, delicious gourmet cuisine and signature cocktails. Congregation Beth Israel is rolling out the red carpet for the 3rd Annual Broadway Bash on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Doors open at 7 p.m. The evening is a fundraising event for programming at the synagogue. Tickets for the Broadway Bash are $50 per person and include supper, martinis, margaritas, beer, wine, and dessert, as well as an evening of fabulous entertainment. The event has been sold out for the last two years. Get yours today! or (609) 641-3600

Trip to American Ballet Theatre

Cantor Averbakh will be taking congregants and friends on a bus trip to see the American Ballet Theater/ís matinee performance of La Bayadere on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. The performance is at the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York. The bus departs at 8:45 am and you can just reserve the bus seat if you want to spend the day in the city.

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.


Upcoming events

  • Fri., Apr 25

    Tot Shabbat
    5:30 PM
  • Thu., May 1

    National Day of Prayer
    12:00 PM
  • Sun., May 4

    Spring Thrift Sale
    9:30 AM
  • Mon., May 5

    Spring Thrift Sale
    9:30 AM
  • Sat., May 17

    Broadway Bash
  • Wed., May 28

    American Ballet Theatre Trip
  • Tue., Jun 3

    Erev Shavuot and Confirmation
  • Wed., Jun 11

    Golf Tournament
  • Fri., Jul 11

    Beach Service
    5:30 PM
  • Fri., Aug 1

    Beach Service
    5:30 PM
  • Fri., Aug 22

    Beach Service
    5:30 PM