Beth Israel Congregation

2nd Friday of most months  
 Next Shabbat Yeledim: Friday Oct. 12, 6:30PM

This is a fun Shabbat celebration for the little ones (up to 2nd grade) let by Rabbi Jon.  We'll discuss the week's Torah portion, have a story, Shabbat Blessings, songs and an oneg of challah, snakes and drinks.  

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For information and to R.S.V.P. to attend, please contact Amy Levin or Rachel Schmerling

Shabbat Shalom!!   

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Learning through personal connection, experience, and community. Contact Beth Israel's office at 610-458-8550 for more information. To download our registration forms, please go to the Education menu item and select the Religious School page.

OH MY!!  Kosher soul music to inspire!!  Back by popular demand!! 
Nov 3, 6:30PM at Congregation Temple Beth El

You may have experienced last year's joint concert at Beth Israel with the Temple Beth El Kosher Soul and Beth Israel Choirs last year.  Or you may have gone to hear the choir at Beth El in Philadelphia.  Well you have a chance to experience the music and inspiration again!  

Beth Israel Choir will perform with the Beth El Kosher Soul Choir and others.  

Where:  Congregation Temple Beth El, 7350 Lowber Ave., Philadelphia

When:  Nov. 3, 6:30PM.  

RSVP:  We'll try to arrange carpool or van pool from Beth Israel so please call the office at 610-458-8550 before Oct. 28.  

Our next Community Shabbat Dinner 
Friday, Oct. 19, 6:30 pM

Join in this wonderful Jewish tradition, bring your family and friends.  

 Click here to RSVP  or sign up to help or simply  call the office at 610-458-8550

BIC​5​ caring through action

Our Mission: To create a culture of caring, concern, compassion and commitment to social action.

To carry out our mission, we are currently:  

•  Collaborating with the Mitzvah Circle Foundation and the Chester County Food Bank by collecting and providing canned and packaged food, paper goods and toiletries.  

•  Providing transportation, food, support and financial assistance to members of our congregation when needed.  

Check out these happenings! 
All are welcome

Oct. 14 - 10AM Breakfast with Rabbi. "Difficult Conversations" .  Click here for Info

Oct. 18 - 6:30PM -  Jewish Geneology. Tips for Finding Your Roots and Planting Trees - Peppers Restaurant .  Click here for info

Oct. 27, 6:30PM Havdallah Happening - George Gershwin - A Chronicle of His Life with Photos, Journals and Recordings.   Click Here for info

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Beth Israel Congregation of Chester County provides for the spiritual, religious, and educational needs of its congregational family and the local Jewish community.

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Building on over a century of rich synagogue history, Beth Israel continues to foster Jewish living and learning, as well as religious observance and a strong sense of Jewish identity, to help ensure and safeguard a Jewish future.

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Our doors are always open! Please feel free to come join us on Friday night or Saturday morning for regular weekly Shabbat Services. We will be happy to talk to you and answer any questions. please feel free to contact us.