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
Wisdom on Wednesdays
From Bible Hearth to Local Emporium -- Using Olive Oils & Vinegars
from 3 -- 4:30 pm.
An engaging conversation about text in the afternoon!
Sign up via email:
followed by a light lunch
at the Spicy Olive (West Chester location -- 7671 Cox Lane)
12 noon - lunch & learn
Learn about the significance of olives and vinegars in the Bible.
Tickle your taste buds with superior fresh oils & vinegars (only kosher products
will be sampled).
Discover the difference between fused and infused varieties and how they add
natural flavoring to foods from appetizers to desserts.
Stay and enjoy a simple luncheon - or purchase a little treat!
Cover charge = $15, to be paid by October 29.
Conspiracy of Kindness -- noting Pearl Harbor Day
Sunday, December 7 - via film and supper
meeting at 4pm - a cover charge of $8
In 1939, Japan's consul to Lithuania Chiune Sugihara risked his career, his
family, and his life by writing transit visas for desperate Jewish refugees to
escape through Russia to safe havens abroad.
This documentary film shares the monumental story of one man who defied Tokyo
and saved thousands of lives.
Join us on this historic date for an Americana supper, to remember our American
soldiers, view the movie, and discussion to acknolwedge a single Japanese man of
great courage and kindness.
Kindly RSVP to 984-3393 -- by December 1.
Kindly contact the office - (513) 984-3393