A Place to Explore, Engage, and Expand
Welcome to the heart of Reform Jewish life in Middle Georgia. At Temple Beth Israel we strive to: (explore) all facets of Jewish life; (engage) in education, cultural enrichment, and community development; (expand) our hearts, minds, and souls. Founded in 1859, Temple Beth Israel has continued to foster progressive values and integrate inclusive styles of worship, creating a stronger, more vibrant Jewish community. We invite you to take part in our family as we learn and grow together. Thank you for stopping by. We'll see you soon!
joint shabbat dinner with Jewish federation of middle georgia
Jeff Scott Goldman is an Emmy award winning Producer and Reporter for CBS News and the PBS NewsHour. Until recently, Jeff worked at the White House covering 6 Presidents over the past 34 years. In that role, he traveled the world aboard Air Force One with Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and the beginning of the Donald Trump Presidency.
iEngage: A SHALOM HARTMAN LECTURE & STUDY SERIES
iEngage: Israel's Milestones and Their Meanings: The Legacy of the Past and the Challenge of the Future. A Shalom Hartmon Institute Lecture and Study Series Led by Rabbi Aaron Sataloff. Join us as we venture through video lectures, text study, and lively group discussion at Temple Beth Israel this coming Spring.
iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings explores the pivotal events of 1917, 1947, and 1967 as key moments when Zionism unleashed new thinking about the meaning of Jewishness for generations to come. Together, we will engage in a new values-based discourse about Israel, including topics such as: nationhood, land, Sovereignty, Jerusalem, Occupation and Moral Red Lines
FRIDAY NIGHT KIDDUSH CLUB
Come join us for Kiddush Club starting @ 5:30 PM on Friday evenings as we make a "L'chaim Tovim!" (לחים טובים) and do a bit of learning. Kiddush Club is an excellent opportunity to get into the Shabbat spirit with community members while having a few laughs along the way. No need to bring anything. All are welcome to participate. Simply check the listing of dates to find out which evenings this get-together will be hosted. Looking forward to seeing you there!