Congregation Beth Israel will have a Community Shabbaton May 12-13, 2017, at Camp Kalsman. Join us for a joyful overnight community Shabbat, which will include: Shabbat services * Four meals throughout Shabbat * Late night Torah study *  Kids and family activities * Morning Yoga for adults * Pre-Lag B’Omer bonfire * Canoeing * Giant swing * Hiking * Havdalah *

Register online or contact the office. Deadline is April 20, 2017.  

Some pictures from the 2016 Shabbaton:

Shabbaton 2016

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Board Information

April 12, 2017 Board Agenda

The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors will meet next at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 751 San Juan Blvd. The Executive Committee sets the agenda for regular Board of Director's meetings. The next regular Board Meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 751 San Juan Blvd

Please direct any suggested topics for board meetings to Executive Committee members: President Dan Ohms, Vice Presidents Steve Garfinkle and Katie Edelstein, Treasurer Terri Weiner, Secretary Paul Blum, and Rabbi Joshua Samuels, ex-officio.

Upcoming Events


04.29.2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am


04.30.2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


04.30.2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


05.01.2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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