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

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 26, 2018
  • Pizza in the Hut
    September 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Everyone meet in the Beth Israel Sukkah at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, for Pizza in the Hut! Always relaxing, always friendly – enjoy the beautiful fall weather in the sukkah. The menu includes individual cheese pizzas, salad, veggies, and…

September 30, 2018
  • Steak and Salmon in the Sukkah
    September 30, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Beth Israel is offering you the opportunity to enjoy a more elaborate dinner than usual to celebrate Sukkot. The menu is ribeye steak, maple glazed salmon, roasted seasonal root vegetables, mashed potatoes, dessert and fruit. The vegetarian option is…

October 2, 2018
  • International Shul of Pancakes
    October 2, 2018 at 9:30 am

October 6, 2018
  • Baby Shabbat
    October 6, 2018 at 9:30 am

    Join us as we welcome our youngest members during a special ceremony during Shabbat morning services. The ceremony takes place around 11:30 a.m. Babies are also presented Future Bar/Bat Mitzvah T-shirts, followed by a special kiddush. If you…

SPOTLIGHT

Pizza in the Hut

Wednesday, September 26, 6:00 p.m.

Meet in the Beth Israel Sukkah at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, for Pizza in the Hut! Always relaxing, always friendly – enjoy the beautiful fall weather in the sukkah. Dinner is $8 per person with children ages 3 and under free. RSVP and pay online by clicking here or email Beth at office@bethisrael-aa.org by September 21.

Steak & Salmon in the Sukkah

Sunday, September 30, 6:00 p.m.

Come celebrate the holiday of Sukkot with a delightful dinner in our beautiful Sukkah. The menu is ribeye steak, maple glazed salmon, roasted seasonal root vegetables, mashed potatoes, dessert and fruit. The vegetarian option is mushroom and vegetable strudel. $25 per person. Payments are due by Wednesday, September 26. Only paid reservations may be accepted and because of the holiday and Shabbat, no reservation can be accepted after that date. RSVP and pay online by clicking here or email Beth at office@bethisrael-aa.org. The dinner will take place rain or shine; in case of rain the dinner will be held in the Social Hall. We look forward to seeing everyone in the Sukkah!

New Member Shabbat Service and Dinner

Friday, October 12
6:00 p.m. Service
7:00 p.m. Dinner

Join us as we welcome our newest members of Beth Israel at a special Kabbalat Shabbat service followed by a traditional Shabbat chicken dinner (or vegetarian pot pie). New members are invited to attend as our guests, just email Beth at office@bethisrael-aa.org so she can add you to the list. RSVP by Monday, October 8. All others can RSVP and pay online by clicking here. The cost is $18 for adults ages 13 and up, $10 for children ages 4 to 12 years old, and children 3 and younger are free.

Adult Hebrew Classes – Fall 2018

Beth Israel offers a 12 week term of Adult Hebrew classes at several different levels, including a beginner level for people who know little or no Hebrew. Classes begin the week of October 15th. If you are not sure what class to sign up for or have other questions, contact Elliot Sorkin at execdir@bethisrael-aa.org. Click here for the registration form.

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

OFFICE HOURS

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

Network for Good

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.