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Beth Israel is meeting in person and virtually for services. Friday Evening services (6:00 p.m.) and Shabbat Morning services (9:30 a.m.) are held in the sanctuary, and are streamed on our Zoom and YouTube links.  Weekday minyan meets by Zoom. 


Beth Israel is also live streaming services and special events on our YouTube channel (Beth Israel Congregation AA MI). Click here to go to Beth Israel's YouTube channel.

Service Times and Links

Friday Evening Services             Shabbat Morning Services

(In person and online)                                                    (In person and online)

Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 6:00 p.m.                       Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
Zoom Link:                  Zoom Link:
Click here to watch on YouTube.                                Click here to watch on YouTube.
Click here for the Shabbat Evening Prayerbook    Click here for the Shabbat Morning Prayerbook.

Guide to Shabbat Morning Service, click here.

Evening Minyan

Sunday – Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Zoom Link:
Download the weekday minchah and maariv Sim Shalom siddurs:

Upcoming Events and Other Learning Opportunities

All Events
  • Sunday ,
    MarMarch  26 , 2023
    Seder Songs with Cantor Devorah

    Sunday, Mar 26th 3:00p to 4:00p
    Cantor Devorah Fick will lead a session for those who want to learn traditional Pesach songs! Whether you've led countless seders, this is your first time, or anything in between, join Cantor Devorah as we learn some traditional seder tunes! We'll also have a presentation from Jonathon Barahal-Taylor about his project digitally archiving unique ancestral seder songs.


  • Monday ,
    MarMarch  27 , 2023
    Talmud Study with Rabbi Dobrusin (via Zoom)

    Monday, Mar 27th 4:00p to 5:15p
    All are invited to join our Talmud study class which will resume on March 13. The class meets on zoom on Monday afternoons from 4-5:15. We read the text in Hebrew or Aramaic with an accompanying English translation and all discussions will be in English so no familiarity with Hebrew is required. This spring, we will be studying from the 5th chapter of the tractate Berachot dealing with subjects related to specific concepts connected with prayer. All are welcome to join the class at any time.


  • Wednesday ,
    MarMarch  29 , 2023
    Theology Book Club via Zoom

    Wednesday, Mar 29th 8:00p to 9:00p
    Beth Israel Congregation's Theology Book Club welcomes you to join them to read together and discuss books on Jewish thought and beliefs.


  • Thursday ,
    MarMarch  30 , 2023
    Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Arik Ascherman

    Thursday, Mar 30th 12:00p to 1:00p
    Rabbi Ascherman is the leader of Rabbis for Human Rights and is now the Director of Torah Tzedek since 2017. He continues to inspire through his human rights advocacy on behalf of the people of Israel and the occupied territories. Please bring a dairy or veggie lunch. Coffee and tea is provided. Rabbi Ascherman's visit is co-sponsored by: Ann Arbor Reconstructionist Congregation, Beth Israel Social Action Committee, Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, Jewish Cultural Society, Pardes Hannah, Temple Beth Emeth, and the Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East - Ann Arbor. Disclaimer: The opinions for Rabbi Ascherman are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Beth Israel leadership, membership, clergy, or staff.


  • Friday ,
    MarMarch  31 , 2023
    Pre-Shabbat Conversation and Visiting (Zoom Only)
    Friday, Mar 31st 5:40p to 6:00p
    Please drop in to the Zoom at 5:40 for informal pre-Shabbat conversation and visiting (same zoom link).  Let's welcome Shabbat together as we continue a new Shabbat tradition.


  • Friday ,
    MarMarch  31 , 2023
    Home Shabbat: From the Rabbi's Table to Yours (Online via Zoom Only)
    Friday, Mar 31st 6:00p to 7:00p
    Join Rav Nadav and family for Kabbalat Shabbat service over Zoom on the last Friday of each month. Please note that there will be no in person services on this evening.


  • Saturday ,
    AprApril  1 , 2023
    Tips for a Successful Seder with Rav Nadav
    Shabbat, Apr 1st 12:00p to 1:00p


  • Saturday ,
    AprApril  1 , 2023
    Pop-up Jewish Meditation and Havdalah
    Shabbat, Apr 1st 7:30p to 8:30p


  • Sunday ,
    AprApril  2 , 2023
    Green Team Meeting

    Sunday, Apr 2nd 9:30a to 10:30a



Nametag Requests

If you would like a name tag available for you and your family at Beth Israel services, please fill the form (click here) with the names (first and last) you would prefer. These nametags will be available in the foyer when you enter the building and should be returned when leaving. If you are interested in volunteering to help reorganize and alphabetize these name tags please indicate that on the form. Thank you!

Current Covid Guidelines

Click here to view the current guidelines for in-person events at Beth Israel Congregation. Please note that these guidelines may be adjusted as needed. 

Masking Policy at Beth Israel Congregation

Face masks are optional, but strongly recommended at all indoor Beth Israel events and required in the Beth Israel Religious School.

Beth Israel's vaccination policy remains unchanged. Vaccines and boosters are required for those who are eligible (ages 5 years old and up).

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