Beth Israel Congregation

L'Shana Tovah!  
 Join With us at Beth Israel Congregation for a meaningful and spiritual High Holiday Experience!

Usher in the year 5779 with us.  Not tickets required for first time guests.  

CLICK HERE to view the schedule of services and/or download a Holiday booklet.  Contact the office please, to reserve your place 610-458-8550.  

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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.

Sukkot under the stars, Sunday, Sept 23, 6:30 PM
Bring a Dairy or Pareve side dish to Share for the potluck Harvest Dinner

Bring picture(s) of family members to hang in the Sukkah and a story to share.  A Shabbat main entree will be provided.  Please sign up to bring a side dish or other item by Tues. Sept. 18th CLICK HERE TO RSVP and to see details or call the office at 610-458-8550.   BYO if you would like wine or beer.  This is a free event but voluntary contributions are welcome.  Family and Friends are WELCOME.

Community Shabbat Dinner and Board Installation 
Friday, Sept. 21, 6:30 pM

Join in this wonderful Jewish tradition with roasted chicken, kasha and bowties, candle lighting, prayer, challah, and the blessing of Shabbat.  BYOB if you would like some wine or beer with dinner. The special event for the evening will be the installation of the BI Board of Directors.  Use the button below to RSVP or sign up to help or 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.

Food Drive Begins.  

As we get ready to begin the new Jewish year, it is a tradition to collect boxes and cans of food to be distributed to the local food pantries.  BIC5 needs your help.  

Please bring a food item with you the next time you come to Beth Israel.   

Donations are welcome all year, but we hope to complete our holiday food drive by September 15 so we can display our beautifully wrapped baskets during the holiday services.

Family Tashlich ceremony
Sunday, Sept. 16, 9:45AM
at Marsh Creek State Park

Join us for a Family Tashlich ceremony at Marsh Creek State Park – 9:45 to10:20 AM

  • Learn about the ritual of Tashlich, listen to the shofar being blown, and start the new year with a clean slate!

  • We will provide fish food to throw in the water (more environmentally healthy for fish in the lake than bread)

About Us
Who We Are

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.