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

To find out more about the many events and happenings at Beth Israel, click on

Upcoming Events | The Guide | Calendar

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, December 21, 2-7:30pm 

Give the gift of life. Give Blood. Visit redcrossblood.org and register using sponsor keyword: Bethisraelowingsmills. Walk-ins welcome!

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Chinese Food & Movie Night

Saturday, December 24 

Bring the whole family for a “traditional” December 24th evening of Chinese food and movies for everyone!. RSVP

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Shabbat Morning, December 30, 10:15am 

A interactive Shabbat Service for young children and their grown ups.

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Friday, January 5, 5:30pm 

An interactive Shabbat Service for young children and their grown ups. Followed by potluck dinner.

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Sisterhood Program

Sunday, January 14, 9:30am 

Our guest speaker is Beth Israel's own Sharon Dobson.

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Congregational Shabbat Dinner

Friday, January 26, 6pm 

Kabbalat Shabbat at 6pm, dinner to follow. RSVP

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Shabbat Around the World

Saturday, January 27, 9:30am 

Come join us for Shabbat Around the World! 

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Register for Beth Israel Community Learning Lab

Registration for the 2017-2018 Hebrew school year can be completed online by clicking here.  For families without an account, please click on “Create A Guest Account” located just below the login window. Not sure if you have an account? Please email Chris Wilson.  

Wonder is Alive at Beth Israel Preschool! 

Beth Israel Preschool is accepting applications for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Our Reggio inspired, emergent learner program is accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education and offers a challenging and rigorous preschool experience for children in a loving and nurturing environment.  You really have to see it to believe it!  Call today to schedule a tour, 410-654-0803. Read more  

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Maryland Faith Community Health Network

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