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


November 19, 2018
  • BIC Volunteers at Alpha House
    November 19, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Help Beth Israel continue our great relationship with Alpha House! The Interfaith Hospitality Network at Alpha House partners with the community to provide shelter and support for children and families who are experiencing homelessness. Beth Israel has helped at…

November 23, 2018
  • BIC Friendsgiving
    November 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Join the Adult Social Group in celebrating Thanksgiving as a community on Friday instead of Thursday. We will be having the potluck in GSAC 2010 after services. Because we are typically with our families on Thanksgiving, ASG wants to ring…

November 26, 2018
  • Parent Forum - Open Meeting for All Interested Congregants
    November 26, 2018 at 8:00 pm

December 1, 2018
  • Shabbat Limmud
    December 1, 2018 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…


Installation of Rabbi Nadav Caine

Saturday, December 8, 7:00 p.m.

Please join us as we gather together for this joyful occasion celebrating Rabbi Caine becoming the leader of our Beth Israel community. Our evening beings with Havdalah, followed by the installation of Rabbi Caine, and closing with a Hanukkah candle lighting and celebration, including latkes and dessert. Click here to signup online.

Latkes & Libations

Tuesday, December 4, 6:00 p.m.

Come and enjoy a fun-shilled night of latkes, tons of applesaude and sour cream, lighting the hanukkiah, music, and more. Participants are asked to bring their own libations (beer, wine, spirits, etc.) This event is for ages 21 and over and is free of charge. Please bring your IDs as they will be checked. Dinner is provided. RSVP by Friday, November 30. Click here to signup online.

Family Hanukkah Dinner & Celebration

Wednesday, December 5
5:30 p.m. – Magic Show and Candle Lighting
6:15 p.m. – Hanukkah Dinner

Enjoy a Hanukkah themed Magic Show with Jeff the Magician followed by candle lighting and a Hanukkah dinner. Bring your own Hanukkiah to help light up the night. The evening includes Hanukkah songs and dreidel activity. Our menu is fish sticks, chili, latkes and dessert. There is no cost for children and adults are $8.00. RSVP by Monday, December 3. Click here to signup online.


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


Monday – Thursday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Make A Donation

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

Beth Israel accepts online donations through Network for Good. Simply click the Network for Good logo to make your donation.
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Sign-Up for Minyan Online

We have a new Sign-Up Genius for minyan! Many of us have our calendars online. Sign-Up Genius makes it easy to commit to attend minyan and even receive a reminder, two days before. Take a look at your calendar and follow the link below to sign up to attend minyan. It’s an easy way to help make a minyan! Click here to Sign-Up for Minyan.

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.

Forms Now Online

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