Welcome to Beth Israel Congregation

We have a place for you—and a place for your family. Come, be a part of our community. Grow spiritually. Nourish your soul. Learn and share with us. Experience our sacred balance of Jewish tradition and innovation. All are welcome. 

Beth Israel is a place to come home to, again and again. 

Beth Israel News & Events

RECENT NEWS & Upcoming Events

To find out more about the many events and happenings at Beth Israel, click on

Upcoming Events | The Guide | Calendar

Wine & Cheese

Friday, August 18, 6:15pm 

Followed by Kabbalat Shabbat services at 6:30pm in the Atrium.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Tuesday, August 22, 2-7:30pm 

Give the gift of life. Give Blood. Visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor keyword: Bethisraelowingsmills. Walk-ins welcome! 

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Shababa

Shabbat Morning, August 26, 10:15am 

A fun, interactive Shabbat Service for young children and their grown ups with Shirley the Shabbat Fairy. RSVP

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Shababa

Friday, Sept. 8, 5:30pm 

Join us for a musical Shabbat Service for young children and their grown ups as we welcome Cantor Rolnick to Beth Israel. Playtime and dinner to follow. RSVP

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Bar'chu & BBQ

Friday, September 8, 6:00pm 

Join us for our last outdoor service of the season as we formally welcome Cantor Jen Rolnick to Beth Israel. Dinner to follow. RSVP

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Beth Israel Brotherhood: BBQ, Beverages, & Biblical Discussion

Sunday, September 10, 5:30pm 

 Join us for homemade KOSHER BBQ! Rabbi Steven Silvern will lead a discussion about "Why on this night are we smoking meat?" RSVP

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High Holiday Care Packages

Thursday, September 14, 7pm 

Put together Rosh Hashanah Care Packages for your young adult child. RSVP

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Paint Night

Thursday, September 14, 7:30pm  

Uncork your inner artist. Create your own wine glasses for the holidays! RSVP

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Register for Beth Israel Community Learning Lab

Registration for the 2017-2018 Hebrew school year can be completed online by clicking here.  For families without an account, please click on “Create A Guest Account” located just below the login window. Not sure if you have an account? Please email Chris Wilson.  

Wonder is Alive at Beth Israel Preschool! 

Beth Israel Preschool is accepting applications for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Our Reggio inspired, emergent learner program is accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education and offers a challenging and rigorous preschool experience for children in a loving and nurturing environment.  You really have to see it to believe it!  Call today to schedule a tour, 410-654-0803. Read more  

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Maryland Faith Community Health Network

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