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


September 30, 2016
  • Rosh Hashanah Ticket Requests Must Be Received by 3:00 p.m.
    September 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm

October 2, 2016
  • Rosh Hashanah Family Celebration
    October 2, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    A family High Holiday celebration for kids in 2nd grade and younger, featuring songs, stories, Shofar blowing, and a snack of apples and honey. No membership or tickets required. Non members are welcome to attend. No tickets required.

October 9, 2016
  • Sukkah Construction
    October 9, 2016 at 9:30 am

    Help us build the largest Sukkah in Eastern Michigan! Bring your tools, if you have them. Enjoy a lox and bagle plus brunch afterwards.

October 10, 2016
  • Yom Kippur Ticket Requests Must Be Received by 3:00 p.m.
    October 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm


Complimentary Tickets for High Holidays for Newcomers, Graduate Students and Full Time Medical Residents, and Special Dues for Those Under 35

Individuals and families who have moved to Washtenaw County since last Yom Kippur, may request High Holiday tickets at no charge as Beth Israel’s way of welcoming them into the local Jewish community. Graduate students and full time Medical Residents with I.D.s may also request free individual tickets. Request forms for Rosh Hashanah must be submitted by 3 p.m. on Sept. 30, and by October 10 for Yom Kippur, and no tickets can be provided immediately prior to any service.

People who are 35 years old or younger may become members at a special rate of $300 for the whole family for their first year of membership (plus USCJ dues assessment of $37.25).

Tickets for the High Holidays are provided free of charge to all members of Beth Israel in good standing. Non-members may purchase tickets for the High Holiday Services, although no tickets are required for the Erev Rosh Hashanah Family Celebration for Young Children. Those interested in further information are asked to call the synagogue office at 665-9897.

All High Holiday Ticket and Membership forms are found here.

Theology Book Club

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.

The Theology Book club invites you to join them on Wednesdays to read together and discuss books on Jewish thought and beliefs. The books are in English and the group meets in GSAC 2010 on the lower lever. They are just beginning to read Jewish Ethical Values by Dr. Bryon L. Sherwin and Dr. Seymout J. Cohen. For more information, click the flyer below.
Theo Bk Gp Flyer 5


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

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.

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

Forms Now Online

PDF versions of our membership forms, High Holiday forms, and school registration can be found here. For questions about High Holiday tickets and reciprocity, please contact Michele Israel at misrael@bethisrael-aa.org.