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


December 15, 2019
  • Latke Making Session
    December 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Come and help make thetasty latkes that will be featured at our Hanukkah event, Illuminate! No experience needed. Help out for a few hours or the wholetime! Contact Amanda Fisher at

  • Intro to Judaism with Rav Nadav
    December 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Though directed at people who are considering conversion, this serious examination of the main dimensions of Judaism --from mysticism to Talmud to Jewish Holidays and rituals – is open to anyone who wants to deepen their Jewish literacy. This course…

December 18, 2019
  • Advance Directives Program
    December 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Join our social worker, Marissa Quigg, LLMSW, and Rabbi Caine in learning about Advance Directives and the importance of planning ahead for your medical and financial needs. Hear about the Jewish perspective in decision making and how to navigate…

December 20, 2019


Illuminate: An Experiential Festival of Lights
Saturday, December 21
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Illuminate: An Experiential Festival of Lights is an exciting new event and fundraiser at Beth Israel Congregation for people of all ages. Join us for multi-sensory experiences, enlightening performances, glow-in-the-dark games, a pop-up planetarium and more! Treat yourself to mouth-watering holiday-inspired food and drink, included in ticket price. For more information and to become a sponsor, please contact Director of Engagement and Programs, Amanda Glucklich, at engage@bethisrael-aa.org.

Get your tickets now and take advantage of ticket bundle discounts! Tickets will be $20 at the door on the day of the event. Children two and under are free. Click here to purchase your tickets.

Registration for Adult Hebrew Classes is Now Open
Classes Begin January 6, 2020

BIC is offering two Hebrew classes on Monday evenings starting January 6th, 7:30-8:30pm at the G & S 2010 Building:

Biblical Hebrew: Taught by Liz Fried, this class will explore Biblical grammar, sentence structure, and context for deeper textual meaning. Proficiency in Hebrew reading is preferred.

Conversational Hebrew: Taught by Milka Eliav, this class will give participants the basis for speaking and reading in modern Hebrew. No reading/speaking necessary.

Classes are $180 for members, $200 for non-members. Scholarships are available and cost will not prevent anyone from participating. Click here to register. Contact Mira Sussman for more information at school@bethisrael-aa.org.


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


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. 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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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.