• Message to our community

    October 27, 2018 Dear Friends,    We are overcome with grief and heartbreak.    This morning as many of us were beginning our day, an antisemitic gunman entered the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh and murdered 11 congregants. Once again, a fellow citizen armed with hatred and an arsenal has sown […]

  • 2019 Taste of Kalsman

    March 29-30, 2019 Registration for Taste of Kalsman is now open!! Mark your calendars for March 29-30, 2019! Taste of Kalsman is a two day, one night retreat for 1st-4th graders to experience all that Camp Kalsman has to offer. Click the link below for more details. Taste of Kalsman campers will live in our […]

  • Adult Ed 2018-19

    Register now for new courses Lifelong learning is a central tenet of Judaism and we are finally thrilled to offer you various courses which we hope will pique your interest. Whether you are a veteran adult ed student or a newcomer, we look forward to engaging with you in Torah and the Jewish tradition and making new friends […]

  • Shabbat Dinner Crowd

    Beth Israel has formed its own Shabbat Dinner Crowd — a flash mob Shabbat dinner experience — based on a successful format operating in Seattle. How it works: You’ll get an email the Sunday before the third and fifth Fridays of the month, seeking a dinner host. Someone volunteers a location and guests supply the […]

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  • Learn how to become part of our community — our Membership Committee is ready to welcome you!

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  • Social, educational, religious and social action programs create opportunities for the synagogue’s teens to create lasting friendships. Click here to learn more.

  • Dec. 11, 2018 Board Agenda

    The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors will meet next at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 at the synagogue, 751 San Juan Boulevard.  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. Jan. 8, 2019, at the synagogue. Please direct any suggested topics for board meetings to Executive Committee members: President Steve Garfinkle, Vice Presidents Miriam Schwartz and Gaby Mayers, Treasurer Terri Weiner, Secretary Paul Blum, and Rabbi Joshua Samuels, ex-officio.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Pre-Service Nosh

    Dec 21 @ 5:30pm - 6:15pm
  2. Shabbat Evening Service

    Dec 21 @ 6:15pm - 7:15pm
  3. Torah Study

    Dec 22 @ 9:30am - 10:30am
  4. Conservative-style, lay-led Minyan

    Service will be held in the
    Dec 22 @ 10:30am - 1:00pm
  5. Tot Shabbat

    For families with children age 6
    Dec 22 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm

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