Beth Israel wishes everyone a good, sweet New Year!

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

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High Holiday Food Drive

High Holiday Food Drive
Friday, October 3
Bring a bag of your non-perishable 
canned and boxed goods to drop off prior to Kol Nidre on Friday evening, October 3, which will be delivered to Carroll County Food and GEDCO.

Erev Yom Kippur

Erev Yom Kippur

Friday, October 3
Mincha, 6:15 pm
Kol Nidre, 6:25 pm
Please join your Beth Israel Family in the David Philip Gresser Sanctuary Service
Youth and Teen Services: 6:30 pm

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Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

Saturday, October 4

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Erev Sukkot

Wednesday, October 8 at 6:00 pm

Sukkot Day 1

Lulav and Etrog

Thursday, October 9 at 9:15 am

Office Closed
Mincha/Maariv at 6:00 pm

Sukkot Day 2

Friday, October 10 at 9:15 am

Office Closed

Soup in the Hut

Soup
Friday, October 10 at 6:00 pm
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Soup & Friends in the Sukkah! Enjoy warm, delicious soup and more as we celebrate Shabbat and Sukkot together.
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Erev Shemini Atzeret

Wednesday, October 15 at 6:15 pm

Shemini Atzeret

Shemini Atzeret

Thursday, October 16 at 9:15 am
Office Closed.

Yizkor recited. 

Erev Simchat Torah

Thursday, October 16 at 6:25 pm

Hakafot Festivities at 7:00 pm

Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah
Friday, October 17 at 9:15 am
Office Closed.
Baltimore County schools are closed, but shul is open! 
Special services and fun kid's program followed by a festive Kiddush lunch for all.
Food! Fun for Kids! Torah!
Kabbalat Shabbat at 6:00 pm

Teva: Judaism in Nature

Teva: Judaism in Nature
Shabbat morning, October 18, 10:30 am to 11:30 am.
Take advantage and explore new ways to pray and connect:
Judaism was not formed in the cities, but BaMidbar, in the wilderness. Join Rabbi Marc Blatt on Shabbat as we explore the roots of Judaism in nature while experiencing it first hand. Weather permitting, this experience will take place outdoors.

Recent News

Welcome to the 2014-15 Religious School Year!

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