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


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Simon & Garfunkel Shabbat and Dinner
Friday, February 21
6:00 p.m. Service
7:00 p.m. Dinner

Sing along with Neil “the Shatz” Alexander and his guitar to Simon & Garfunkel tunes curated by Rav Nadav to reflect the themes of the (abbreviated) Friday Night Service. After enjoying Simon & Garfunkel Shabbat at 6:00 p.m., join us for Shabbat dinner! Enjoy a vegetarian, Mexican-inspired meal of chili, rice, tortillas, chips, salsa, guacamole, corn bread, and salad. $12 for ages 11 and up, $9 for ages 4 – 10, and free for kids ages 3 and under. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 19 by clicking here.

Volunteer Appreciation Brunch
Sunday, February 23, 10:30 a.m.

Please join all past, present, and future BIC volunteers for a delicious brunch as well as a short educational program on the 2020 census. The brunch is free, but RSVPs are requested. Please contact the Beth Israel office by Wednesday,February 19, at office@bethisrael-aa.org. This program is sponsored by the Social Action Committee.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Sunday, March 1, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Saving a life is one of the most important mitzvot in Judaism, so be sure to schedule an appointment to donate blood at our blood drive! To register for an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org;  and enter bic13 into the Find a Blood Drive field. This will allow you to select a time and register. Please contact Diane Wilson if you have any questions at dclonezer@aol.com or (734) 476-0749.

Pre-Purim Kids Event
Sunday, March 8, 10:30 a.m.

Kids ages 2-6, with an adult, will learn about the holiday of Purim, celebrate with food, stories, craft projects, and do a mitzvah project. Please come in costume! Click here to register. Open to members and non-members.


Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Fridays at 6:00 p.m.

Shabbat Services
Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.


Sunday – 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 (through Network for Good). Simply click here to go to the Network for Good website to make your donation.

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.