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

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Events on June 30, 2014
    Ramadan Fight Against Hunger Drive
    June 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
    Over the holiday of Ramadan, which takes place this year from June 28 – July 27, Beth Israel is joining with churches and other places of worship along with the United Way for Southeastern Michigan and the Michgan Muslim Community
  • Events on July 25, 2014
    Shlomo Carlbach Friday Night Service
    July 25, 2014 at 6:00 pm
    This service features the soulful melodies of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. The music is spirited, fun, and easy to pick up. Singing out and harmonizing are welcomed and encouraged. Followed by Shabbat dinner. There is a charge for dinner only. $15
  • Events on August 1, 2014
    Backyard Shabbat
    August 1, 2014 at 5:30 pm
    "Backyard Shabbat" -- is a Friday afternoon Shabbat celebration. At this informal gathering, families get together to share food, play outside, and welcome Shabbat. This week's event will be a dairy potluck dinner at the home of Joel Rubenstein &

SPOTLIGHT

Shlomo Carlebach Friday Night Service and Friday NIght Dinner

Friday, July 25, 2014
6:00 p.m. - Friday Night Service
7:15 p.m. – Friday Night Dinner

This hour and ten minute lay led service features the soulful melodies of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. The music is spirited, fun, and easy to pick up. Singing out and harmonizing are welcomed and encouraged. Rachel Jacobson, who is a graduate student at the University of Michigan, will be leading the Kabbalat Shabbat section of the service and Elliot Sorkin will be leading the Maariv part of the service. A fully transliterated Friday night service prayer book is available, and page numbers are given for both the regular Siddur Sim Shalom for Shabbat, and a completely transliterated prayer book, Lechu Neranena. This year the service will conclude with a Shabbat dinner. Our menu includes a barbecued chicken breast over a summer salad, watermelon and brownies. The cost of the dinner is $15 for people ages 11 and up and $12 for children ages 4 – 10. RSVP by July 21.

SERVICE TIMES*

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

Shabbat Services
Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.

MINYAN TIMES

Sunday – Thursday
7:30 p.m.

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