• Special Film Screening

    Congregation Beth Israel and StandWithUs Northwest invites you to a special screening of a unique film on Israel, “The Original Promise,” at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Tickets will be available online here soon.

  • Camp Kalsman 2019

    Registration is open for Summer 2019 at Camp Kalsman! Sign up early, some sessions fill up before January. Learn more about camp and NFTY in Israel opportunities on our URJ Camps page.

  • 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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Chava Mirel in Concert!

   Jewish singer/songwriter Chava Mirel will perform in concert at Congregation Beth Israel, beginning with Havdalah at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.
   The Seattle native combines rich, luxurious vocals with deep pocket rhythms to bring a new sound to Jewish music.
   Read more about her in the September/October 2018 issue of The Shul Shofar, listen to some of her music on her website chavamirel.com

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  • Oct. 9, 2018 Board Agenda


    The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors will meet next at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 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. Oct. 9, 2018, 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.

Upcoming Events

  1. Pre-Service Nosh

    Oct 19 @ 5:30pm - 6:15pm
  2. Shabbat Evening Service

    Service will feature leadership from Michael
    Oct 19 @ 6:15pm - 7:15pm
  3. Torah Study

    Oct 20 @ 10:00am - 10:30am
  4. Chava Mirel Havdalah and Concert

    Singer/songwriter Chava Mirel will lead Havdalah
    Oct 20 @ 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  5. Kesher morning classes

    Oct 21 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

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