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


July 31, 2017
  • Tisha B'av Maariv and the Reading the the Book of Lamentations
    July 31, 2017 at 9:00 pm

August 1, 2017
August 4, 2017
  • Backyard Shabbat
    August 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Young Families enjoy a relaxing backyard Shabbat experience with a dairy dinner and pot luck side dishes or desserts held at private homes. Interested families are asked to contact Suzanne Rockind at rabbisoffice@bethisrael-aa.org.

August 6, 2017


Balloons, Barbecue and Barchu

Friday, August 18
6:00 p.m. – Barbecue
7:00 p.m. – Friday Evening Service

Join us for our second barbecue of the summer! We are pleased that balloon artist, John Winslow, from ABC Circus will be entertaining us. Enjoy a grilled hamburger and hot dog dinner followed at 6:00 p.m. by an outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat service on the courtyard at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $13 for adults, $9 for children ages 4 to 10, and children 3 and under are free. RSVP by Monday, August 14. After the deadline, contact the office at office@bethisrael-aa.org to see if there is still space available.

Theology Book Group Starts New Book

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Beth Israel’s Theology Book Club invites you to join them to read together and discuss books of Jewish thought and beliefs. The books are in English. They have just begun to read The Lonely Man of Faith by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. The Book Club meets at GSAC 2010 Washtenaw on the lower level. For more information contact Paul Shifrin at (734) 668-0758.
Theology Book Club Information


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.

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Forms Now Online

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