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

UPCOMING EVENTS

February 25, 2018
  • Rabbi Aubrey Glazer Visit
    February 23, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. Rabbi Glazer will lead the Kabbalat Shabbat Service, followed by a special Oneg reception.
    Feb. 24, 9:30 a.m. Rabbi Glazer will read Torah, lead a prayer, give the sermon, and schmooze at an extended kiddush luncheon…

  • Special Congregational Meeting - Proposed Change to Bylaws
    February 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    We have heard many of you express concern about the process of voting for the board's recommended rabbinic candidate at our special congregational meeting on Sunday March 4th at noon at Beth Israel. Many of you told us that…

February 28, 2018
  • Maariv and Megillah Reading - A Disney Purim Dor L'Dor
    February 28, 2018 at 6:45 pm

March 1, 2018
  • Megilla Reading, followed by Lunch and Laugh
    March 1, 2018 at 11:00 am

SPOTLIGHT

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.

A Disney Purim:
Dor L’Dor
Maariv and Megilla Reading

Wednesday, February 28, 6:45 p.m.

Come dressed as your favorite Disney or Purim character for an evening of song, laughter and, of course, hamentashen!

Rosenberg Scholar-in-Residence Friday Night Dinner Sign-up

Please join us for a Friday Night Dinner following Kabbalat Shabbat Services on Friday, March 9 as part of the Rosenberg Scholar-in-Residence Weekend. The menu is herbed chicken (vegetarian meal available), roasted potatoes, green beans, salad and dessert. Dinner is followed by a presentation by Rabbi Jane Kanarek at 8:00 p.m. entitled “A Summons to Civility: Talmud Study and the Creation of Civil Discourse.” You do not have to attend the dinner to attend the presentation. To register online for the dinner, please Click here .

Statement Concerning Use of Kitniyot

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

SERVICE TIMES*

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

Shabbat Services
Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.

MINYAN TIMES

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.

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.