Beth Israel Congregation - Ann Arbor, Michigan
We offer fun barbecue dinners in the summer followed by an outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat service, an exciting outdoor Family Fair in the late summer, a delightful Pet Shabbat program in the fall, a Hanukah Party, Chinese dinner and multi-media Quiz Night in the winter, a community wide Yom Hazikaron ceremony in the spring and many other special activities on each Jewish holiday.
A comprehensive series of programs for preschoolers and their families, including Tot Shabbat twice a month, Tot Dinners for Jewish holidays, and a High Holiday celebration provide wonderful opportunities and quality family time every month.
Other activities include many Tikkun Olam projects, such as hosting a temporary homeless shelter in the winter, volunteering for Alpha House, food drives for local food banks, and a blood drive. Friday night dinners, special speakers and programs on selected Friday nights, and many adult education offerings.