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


February 25, 2017
  • Shabbat Limmud
    February 25, 2017 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…

  • Winter Fun Night
    February 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm

February 26, 2017
  • Toddler Sunday Mornings
    February 26, 2017 at 9:30 am

    Looking for something to do on winter Sunday mornings with your toddler? Join with families from across the Ann Arbor Jewish community for playtime. If there's an activity you'd like to lead or would like to bring a snack…

  • New Member Brunch at Michael Simon's House
    February 26, 2017 at 10:00 am

    What is your favorite type of bagel?
    Come meet members of Beth Israel who joined in the past 2 years.
    Have children? We purposely scheduled a Sunday brunch so that students could first be dropped off at religious…


The Music of the Independent Minyanim

presented by Cantor Jeffrey Shiovitz

Sunday, February 26 at 7 p.m.

This event introduces the new style of highly participatory synagogue music that is sweeping it way throughout the world in emerging spiritual communities.

Cantor Jeffrey Shiovitz is a popular lecturer on the subjects of Jewish music and musicology and he has edited seven books about Jewish music, including B’kol Echad; In One Voice, the official songbook of the Conservative Movement, (which we use in our congregation.) A native of Detroit, he currently serves as the cantor of Congregation Sons of Israel in Briarcliff, New York.

Statement from Beth Israel Board of Directors

Click the link below to read the statement of support from the Beth Israel Board of Directors.
Statement of Support from BIC Board of Directors

Theology Book Club Starts New Book

The Theology Book Club invites you to join them on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. to read together and discuss books on Jewish thought and beliefs. They are just beginning to read Joy, Despair, and Hope: Reading Psalms by Edward Feld. Click the link below for more information.
Theology Book Club Flyer


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

Celebrating Our Stories:
Jewish Life in Ann Arbor

Created in conjunction with the 2016 centennial celebration of Beth Israel Congregation in Ann Arbor, Michigan, this website highlights the history of Beth Israel and the greater Ann Arbor Jewish community. Using the stories we tell as a focus, the website presents audio recordings, photographs, and text that reflects our past, present, and future. Click here to go to the website.

Make A Donation

Beth Israel accepts donations in person, by mail, or online. Click here for donation information.

Forms Now Online

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