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Services may either be 100% virtual or hybrid virtual/in-person. Members will be notified in The Voice ahead of time.
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"My House Shall Be Called a House of Prayer for all People"
Temple Beth Israel is a warm and vibrant congregation devoted to Jewish learning, worship and acts of loving-kindness. We are a liberal congregation guided by a reverence for tradition.
Temple Beth Israel welcomes individuals and families of all backgrounds who seek to explore the Jewish way of life, spiritual growth and learning.
Below are a few of the services Temple Beth Israel offers the Great Lakes/Bay Area' Jewish community:
Shabbat Services - Join us on Friday Nights and Saturday mornings for an informal and "heimish" service, with lots of singing and open discussion. With advanced notice, childcare may provided. A Kiddush brunch follows services with bagels and warm conversation. Please contact the office for service dates. Due to COVID-19, services may be provided virtually, or hybrid in-seat/virtual until further notice.
High Holy Days -- Temple Beth Israel offers both adult and children's services. Membership includes High Holy Day seating. Baby-sitting is available during the services. Due to COVID-19, High Holy Day services may be celebrated virtually.
Religious and Hebrew Education Programs - Temple Beth Israel's kindergarten through post-B'nai Mitzvah program emphasizes Jewish learning in a fun and stimulating educational environment.
Dedicated members volunteer year after year to teach our youth on Sundays and in our mid-week Hebrew program. Midweek Hebrew can be offered both at Temple Beth Israel or virtually to accommodate Saginaw, Bay City and Midland members as needed.
Life Cycle Events - We will assist members with all life cycle events, such as baby namings, bar/bat mitzvah, weddings, funerals, and unveilings. Each event is personalized to meet the needs of each family. Temple facilities are also available for use during these important events.
Why Join a Temple?
Join a Temple as a mitzvah. Synagogues provide an opportunity to ensure Jewish survival. Perpetuating Jewish traditions and helping to guarantee a Jewish future is a mitzvah.
Join a Temple to help those in need. The Jewish tradition is one of helping others. A Temple can provide opportunities for its members to confront issues facing our community and the chance to reach out to help those in need.
Why Join Temple Beth Israel?
Membership at Temple Beth Israel provides a spiritual environment to our extended family. Our family members reflect a diversity of interests and needs. Temple Beth Israel recognizes these differing needs by providing unique and innovative programs and services.
Join Temple Beth Israel to provide yourself and your children with a Jewish identity and to be part of a rich heritage.
Join Temple Beth Israel to study and enrich Jewish life. Temple Beth Israel presents to its members an opportunity for intellectual and spiritual growth.
Join Temple Beth Israel to become involved in a Jewish environment, and to come in contact with its unique ethical and social values.
Join Temple Beth Israel to observe occasions of joy or sorrow with caring, creativity and warmth.
Join Temple Beth Israel to meet people with mutual interests. Joining Temple Beth Israel is a way of bonding with other Jews.
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