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


December 17, 2017
  • Latkes and Libations
    December 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    Join us for a fun filled night of Latkes and Libations. We are excited to ring in Hanukkah with fresh latkes, tons of applesauce and sour cream, and music together as a community! You are invited to BYOL -…

December 18, 2017
  • Overflow Shelter at Beth Israel
    December 18, 2017 at 12:00 am

December 19, 2017
  • Overflow Shelter at Beth Israel
    December 18, 2017 at 12:00 am

December 20, 2017
  • Overflow Shelter at Beth Israel
    December 18, 2017 at 12:00 am


Beth Israel Religious School today, Wednesday, December 13, is cancelled.

Family Hanukkah Celebration is Rescheduled for Wednesday, December 20, at 5:00 p.m.

Due to predicted heavy snowfall and dangerous driving conditions, Beth Israel Religious School is cancelled for Wednesday, December 13. The Family Hanukkah Celebration that was scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 20, at 5:00 p.m. We hope that everyone will be able to join us next Wednesday.

Minyan at Beth Israel will still be held at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel.

Overnight Homeless Shelter Volunteers Needed

December 18 – December 26

Please volunteer and help staff the overflow shelter that Beth Israel will be hosting for a week in December. For over 30 years, our congregation has participated in the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County’s rotating shelter program. Some of our volunteers have helped out for years and years and each year, there are first-time volunteers. We need everyone’s help! Our week this year is from Monday night, December 18 until Tuesday morning December 26.

We will be providing a warm place to sleep for up to 25 guests a night. We need 3-4 drivers each evening (picking up the men at the shelter, 312 W. Huron), 3-4 drivers each morning (taking the men to St. Andrew’s Church for the Breakfast Program) and 3-4 volunteers to stay overnight for the 7 nights.

The overnight shelter is a great way to introduce children to the world of mitzvot and community service. Everyone is welcome to volunteer: members, non-members, teens, college students home on break and anyone else. It is a great experience for all.

Click here to signup online. You can also contact Rebecca Kanner (994-5717) or Diane Wilson (995-5411) to sign-up or for additional information. Thank you!


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

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.