About Us

Enriching lives through community, lifelong Jewish learning, & spiritual growth!

Congregation Beth Shalom is a vibrant and engaging egalitarian Conservative Jewish community. Our building, with its magnificent sanctuary, has been a home to countless families for nearly a century. We continue to open our doors and hearts to new members, inviting them to join us as we live and learn Torah together.

We Are…

  • A warm and vibrant congregational family.
  • Welcoming of individuals of all backgrounds.
  • Friends who share in one another’s life cycle events.
  • Committed to offering diverse religious services.
  • Connecting people as friends.
  • An engaging cohort of thinkers and learners.
  • A home for youth of all ages.
  • We are a kehillah, a sacred community for all.
  • Beth Shalom values Jewish learning at all ages. Through innovative programs, we strive to instill a love of learning in each child and adult in our congregational family

Lifelong Learning

  • Generation to generation: l’dor v’dor
  • Teen study groups
  • Weekends of learning
  • Visiting scholars
  • Film and book discussions
  • Seminars on Judaic and Israel
  • Creative Shabbat experiences for youth and adults
  • We are a house of prayer, offering creative services and opportunities to spiritually connect, so that we may meet the diverse needs of our membership.

Prayer/Avodah

  • Creating meaningful spiritual experiences
  • Morning and evening minyanim
  • Clergy and congregant-led Shabbat morning services
  • Guided meditation
  • Musical family Shabbat evening services
  • Collaborative holiday observances
  • In the spirit of Tikkun Olam, we provide opportunities for serving our community and making positive and lasting changes in our world.

Community/Tikkun Olam

  • Youth and adults living Jewish values
  • Clothing and book drives
  • Annual Sports Luncheon for Friends with Special Needs
  • Goods collection for a local Women’s Shelter
  • Participation in city-wide Family Mitzvah Day
  • Collect and distribute tzedakah
  • “It is not about programs. It is not about marketing. It’s not about branding, labels, logos, clever titles, websites, or smartphone apps. It’s not even about institutions. It’s about relationships.”- Rabbi Dr. Ron Wolfson
  • The bond of friendship and togetherness is what makes a community sacred to us. We are committed to creating a warm, inviting circle of friends at Beth Shalom.

Celebrate and Socialize

  • Singles, Young Professionals, and Families
  • Shabbat dinners and luncheons
  • Entertainment
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Social outings
  • Retreats
  • Happy hours
  • Networking opportunities