The synagogue building is now closed, the gate is locked, and all staff are working remotely.  You may call the office at (360) 733-8890 to leave a message, as we are checking voicemails, or email us at:


CBI office – office@bethisraelbellingham.org
Rabbi Samuels – rabbi@bethisraelbellingham.org
Andrea Shupack – cantor@bethisraelbellingham.org
Kesher – kesher@bethisraelbellingham.org

We hope you’ll take advantage of the virtual worship meetings scheduled each week. Thank you for your patience as we adapt to this new reality.  Stay safe, and be well.

The Covid Task Force meets periodically to evaluate issues surrounding reopening (most recently on Dec. 29, 2020). For now, the synagogue will continue operating remotely. The Task Force will reconvene when Whatcom County enters the next phase of the Governor’s Reopening plan, to discuss when and how congregants can again meet in person.
Task Force members include:
Co-chairs Paul Blum and Steve Ban;
Harriet Markell,
Rabbi Samuels
Else Sokol
Marta Brand
Nicky Naiman
Josh Greenberg
Melissa Schapiro
Miriam Schwartz
Dan Ohms