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


Events on March 30, 2015
Adult CPR and AED Class
March 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Beth Israel will be providing the opportunity to be trained in Adult CPR and also in the use of an AED (Automated External Difibrillator). Participants will learn how to recognize the signs of a cardiac event and how to respond
Events on April 11, 2015
Shabbat Limmud
April 11, 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 April 15, 2015
Yom Hashoah Maariv Service
April 15, 2015 at 6:45 pm
To mark Yom Hashoah, memorial candles will be lit.
Events on April 15, 2015
Communal Lighting of Shoah Candles
April 15, 2015 at 7:20 pm


Rabbi Robert Dobrusin Named Among 33 Most Inspirational Rabbis in America by The Jewish Daily Forward

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Beth Israel Spotlight Series Presents

J.P. Dessel, Archaeologist

“The Temples of Tayinat, Turkey and Connections to Ancient Israel

Sunday, March 29, 7:45 p.m.

Dr. Dessel will present the most recent discoveries from his renews excvations at the site of Tell Tayinat, Turkey. Seven seasons of excavations have uncovered very rich Iron Age levels (12th – 6th centuries BCE) including two temples, similar in plan to the Solomonic Temple in Jerusalem, extraordinary Neo-Hittite monumental statuary and inscriptions, and a temple archive.
Dr. Dessel is the Steinfeld Associate Professor of Near Eastern History and Archaeology in the Department of History and the Steinfeld Program in Judiac Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is currently a Field Director at the site of Tell Tayinat and has over 27 seasons of field experience in Israel, Egypt, Turkey and North America.
Beth Israel’s Spotlight Series features lectures, presentations and performances that highlight the stories, talents and experiences of its members.


Pesach – The Use of Kitniyot

Pesach Guide 2015

Selling of Hametz 2015


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

Shabbat Services
Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.


Sunday – 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

Beth Israel’s 2015 Fundraiser

“The Comedy of Joel Chasnoff”

Sunday, April 26th, 7:00 p.m.

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2015 BIC Fundraiser Invitation
2015 BIC Fundraiser Ticket Order Form
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Forms Now Online

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