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Beth Israel Center Madison, WI

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Upcoming Events

Mon May 02 @ 7:00AM - 08:00AM
Morning Minyan
Mon May 02 @ 5:30PM - 05:50PM
Evening Minyan
Tue May 03 @ 4:00PM - 05:45PM
Talmud Torah
Tue May 03 @ 5:30PM - 05:50PM
Evening Minyan
Wed May 04 @ 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Talmud Class
Wed May 04 @ 5:30PM - 05:50PM
Evening Minyan
Thu May 05 @ 7:00AM - 08:00AM
Morning Minyan

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Welcome to Beth Israel Center of Madison, WI
Beth Israel Center is a welcoming, traditional, egalitarian Jewish congregation with deep roots in Madison going back to the late 1890s. The nearly three hundred families of Beth Israel Center represent widely diverse backgrounds yet share a belief in the importance of preserving traditional Jewish practice in a modern context.
Serious Jewish learning combined with a commitment to helping all members move forward on their Jewish journeys is at the heart of how we connect with our Jewish heritage and make that connection meaningful in today’s world.
Weekly Shabbat services and lively annual celebrations of Festivals such as Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah, Purim, Passover and Shavuot attract participants of all ages.
Some of Beth Israel Center’s youngest members are the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of its founders. As Beth Israel Center approaches its seventh decade, it is a vital part of Jewish life in Madison.

A Traditional, Egalitarian Synagogue

Beth Israel Center is a welcoming, traditional Jewish congregation with deep roots in Madison. The nearly 300 families of Beth Israel Center represent widely diverse backgrounds yet share a belief in the importance of preserving traditional Jewish practice in a modern context. Weekly Shabbat services and lively annual celebrations of Festivals such as Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah, Purim, Passover and Shavuot attract participants of all ages. More info:  Membership, Volunteer for or sponsor a kiddush, Mission & Vision, History, Meet our Staff, Contact Us


 
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Upcoming Programs
* Torah & Mindfulness Mini-Retreat
Saturday, May 7
1:30-4:30pm
Come to Beth Israel Center for guided and
unguided meditation, chanting, and teachings
based on the Torah and selected t'filot (prayers).
The Spring Mini-Retreat them is Chesed:
Loving Kindness. All are welcome.
Co-sponsored by Congregation Shaarei
Shamayim.

* Kitchen Training
Sunday, May 22
9:30-11:30am
Come learn about keeping kosher in a 
commercial kitchen. All those who complete
this training are considered certified users
and supervisors.

* Lag B'Omer BBQ
Wednesday, May 25
6:00pm
Rabbi Ben-Gideon will be leading the
grilling team, cooking up fresh burgers
and dogs (meat and veggie). Also back by
popular demand: live salsa music!

* Visit from Yehuda Kimani
Wednesday, May 25
7:30pm
Yehuda Kimani is the young leader of the
Kasaku Jewish Community in rural Kenya.
Don't miss this opportunity to learn about
our Jewish family on the other side of the
world. 

 
Weekday Services

    Please call ahead to ensure a minyan.
     
    Sol's Chalkboard

    When we know of upcoming yahrzeit
    observances or other needs for a minyan,
    Sol Zaichick records names and dates
    on the whiteboard in the Small
    Sanctuary. Consider this a virtual version
    of Sol's board, and please help make
    the minyan when dates are listed here.
    Services are at Beth Israel Center,
    1406 Mound St., unless otherwise noted.

    * 5:30pm Wednesday, May 4
    * 7:00am Friday, May 6

     
    Sign Up for The Road Home
    Our next Buddy Congregation week is
    May 8-15.
    Click here to sign up now!
    More info.
     
    Shabbat Services
      • Fridays at 5:45pm
      • Saturdays at 9:30 am
        • Matchilim
        • Shorashim
        • Haverim
        • Shabbat Morning Program