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


March 24, 2018
  • Shabbat Limmud
    March 24, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Shabbat learning opportunities will take place on this day and throughout the year. Held before Shabbat morning services, these sessions will offer lively discussion on Parashat HaShavua, the Torah portion of the week or other texts. Join us for…

  • Tot Shabbat
    March 24, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Tot Shabbat is our special Shabbat morning program for preschoolers and their parents with songs, stories, prayers, and the Shabbat "Mystery Box" Tot Shabbat meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month downstairs in room 15. This program…

  • Mini Minyan
    March 24, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Every second and fourth Shabbat of the month, at 11:15 a.m., Beth Israel will have a service for elementary school age children. The service will include Shabbat prayers and fun educational activities. The children will join the main congregation…

March 30, 2018
  • Shaharit and Siyyum Bechorot
    March 30, 2018 at 7:00 am

    On the morning before the first Seder, it is customary to gather for a siyyum, the conclusion of study of a Jewish text.The siyyum is followed by a seudat mitzvah; a meal celebration in observance of a commandment.…


Beth Israel Rabbinic Search Website

The Clergy Planning Committee has created a website to be used as a resource for congregants during the rabbinic search.
Click here to go to the website.

Statement Concerning Use of Kitniyot and Pesach Forms

The following is a statement from Rabbi Dobrusin concerning the use of kitniyot by Ashkenazi Jews.
Pesach – Kitniyot Statement
Selling of Hametz 2018
pesach guide 2018

Teacher Appreciation Shabbat and Dinner

Friday, April 20, at 6:00 p.m.

Join us for a family friendly Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a delicious Shabbat dinner. We will be honoring all of our amazing Beth Israel Religoius School teachers during the evening!

We will also be celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday with a special dinner menu of challah, grape juice, grilled salmon, mac & cheese, Israeli couscous with vegetables, Israeli salad, and birthday cake. The cost is $10 for adults ages 13 and up, $5 for children ages 4 – 12 and children 3 and under are free. Click here to register and pay online.


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

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.