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Beth Israel
Ann Arbor, Michigan
(734) 665 - 9897


Events on December 22, 2014
Overflow Homeless Shelter
December 22, 2014 at 12:00 am
Please volunteer and help staff the overflow shelter that Beth Israel will be hosting for the last week of the year. For close to 30 years, our congregation has participated in the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County’s rotating shelter program.
Events on January 10, 2015
Shabbat Limmud
January 10, 2015 at 9:00 am
Shabbat learning opportunities will take place on this day and throughout the year. Held before Shabbat morning services, these sessions will offer lively discussion on Parashat HaShavua, the Torah portion of the week or other texts. Join us for Torah
Events on January 10, 2015
Sweatshirt & Cholent Shabbat
January 10, 2015 at 9:30 am
Events on January 17, 2015
Quiz Night
January 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm


Overflow Shelter

December 22-29

Each winter, Beth Israel Congregation participates in the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County’s rotating shelter program for one week and hosts up to 30 overflow guests per night from the main shelter on 312 W. Huron. Beth Israel is responsible for providing 3-4 volunteers staying overnight, and 3-4 drivers each morning and evening to drive the guests to and from Beth Israel. In the morning the guests are driven to St. Andrew’s Church for the breakfast Program.

Sign up as a shelter volunteer

Hanukkah Celebration

Wednesday, December 17 at 5:00 p.m.

Join us for an exciting celebration, with entertainment by international circus performer Connor Otto! After a performance of juggling, acrobatics, and fire spinning, we will light the Hanukkah candles and enjoy a dairy dinner. Dinner will include latkes, fish sticks, chili, salad, & dessert. No cost for children. $8 for adults. RSVP by Monday, December 15th to 734-665-9897 or office@bethisrael-aa.org.


Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Fridays at 6:00 p.m.

Shabbat Services
Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.


5:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday
7:30 p.m.

*service and minyan times are as listed above unless otherwise specified on the calendar

Rabbi Dobrusin’s Blog

Rabbi Dobrusin write a blog which often includes postings on current events. He has posted several pieces on the situation in Israel and the Middle East. You can find the blog here: rabbirobdobrusinblog.wordpress.com

Save The Date

Beth Israel’s 2015 Fundraiser

“The Comedy of Joel Chasnoff”

Sunday Evening, April 26th

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Forms Now Online

PDF versions of our membership forms, High Holiday forms, and school registration can be found here