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

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Face 2 Face with Rabbi Rachel

Face 2 Face

Thursday, December 4, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Baltimore Coffee 9 W Aylesbury Rd  Timonium
Rabbi Rachel is moving her office to a coffee spot near you! Come get your cuppa joe and stay for a few minutes to ask questions, share your Jewish journey or just chat. Look for different times and places each week.

Chanukah: Festival of Lights or Fights?


Thursday, December 4, 7:30 pm, and
Thursday, December 11, 7:30 pm 

Explore the origins of Chanukah together from the perspective of history, of the rabbis of the Talmud, and the Bible (spoiler alert: Chanukah isn’t in the Bible!) Together we will interact  with texts that describe politics, battles, denial, and meaning. The series will culminate in a celebration of Chanukah that will bring new light to this holiday. Led by Rabbi Rachel Blatt.
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Chanukah Dinner


Tuesday, December 16, 6:00 pm

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Festival of Light Gallery

String Lights

Tuesday, December 16
How is your Jewish world inspired by light? Create a Chanukah and light inspired art piece to be displayed in the dark on the first night of Chanukah! Wander through the gallery of your Chanukah light inspired creations! 

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Recent News

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