Sister congregations Congregation B’nai Tzedek and
provide welcoming communities for those who follow the
Conservative tradition and
respectively. Both lay-led
communities offer a wide variety of opportunities for worship, learning,
leadership, and participation.
presence of both Conservative and Reform services in the same building, for
example on the High Holy Days, makes it convenient for participants to sample
both traditions, or for families with members from different backgrounds to each
attend the services of their choice, yet be physically near and share portions
of the both services if they so choose. There is no charge for attending any
High Holiday service (or any service throughout the year). Please view our
calendar (to the right) for scheduled services and events.
As small congregations, we pay attention to the individual
and each person’s needs, ranging from providing learning and growth
opportunities, to rides to events and ensuring shivah minyans.
are provided opportunities to actively participate in services if they desire
and are welcomed at the social time following services. The Jewish community at
large is always welcome to our services and other events.
All religious services emphasize egalitarian participation and are organized and
led by congregation members, from prayer, to Torah reading, to sermonizing. Everyone is invited to participate
at her or his own level of comfort. Both congregations have a commitment to
lifelong Jewish learning through program offerings
from ritual traditions such as sukkah-building and seders, interactive programs
on topics as diverse as Jewish film and women in history, and traditional text
and prayer study on weekends throughout the year. Our specialty is interactive
programming – learning through engagement. Our motto is that we grow learners
A New Series - Unpacking Torah -
Monthly Exploration of Challenging Texts
December 21 & January 18, during Kiddush Luncheon
Torah on Tuesdays begins its 8th year!
from 7 - 8:30 pm. Starting on
October 15, with Deuteronomy & Beyond!
Sign up via email:
Come celebrate the initiative, the inspiration, and the innovation of our
forefathers – the American pilgrims and the B’nai Tzedek founders.
Thanksgivukkah Shabbat 2013!
An evening of stories & celebration!
Friday, November 29, 2013
$12/person, catered dinner
RSVP required by Nov 24 984-3393
4:30 Hanukkiah candlelighting
4:55 Shabbat candlelighting
5:00-5:45 appetizers, songs, storytelling
6:00-7:00 catered dinner
7:15-8:15 Friday evening prayer service
Collection of toiletries & paper products for the NEEDS
Food Pantry this evening!
Pre-Shabbat Musical Interludes
performing music with a Jewish connection
beginning at 6:30pm on
November 22, December 20, January 24, February 21, March 21, April 25, May 16
and June 20.