Welcome to Beth Israel 

A member of the OU - the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations - Beth Israel strives to perpetuate the legacy of Torah Judaism in the modern world and provide a home for those who wish to learn about and observe halacha, Jewish law. Beth Israel Synagogue welcomes all persons of the Jewish faith to join, and accepts the diversity of practice and thought among its members.

Celebrate Shavuot at Beth Israel!


Be a part of the learning, energy, excitement, and of course,
delicious dairy foods, during Beth Israel’s celebration of Shavuot.  
Erev Shavuot - Tuesday, May 30
7:30 p.m. - Mincha/Maariv 
8:00 p.m. - Light dairy meal
8:00 p.m - Midnight - Learning Sessions for adults & children
with community leaders and lay volunteers
Dairy desserts served at midnight
Shavuot - 1st Day - Wednesday, May 31
Shacharit at 9am
Dairy kiddush 11:30am
Earliest candle lighting 9:32pm
Shavuot - 2nd Day - Thursday, June 1
Shacharit 9am
Yizkor 10:30am
Shavuot lunch 11:30am
Lasagna, pasta primavera, tossed salad, garlic bread, dairy desserts.
Cost $12 for adults, $6 children ages 3-12; free for children under 3.
Reservations needed by May 24 - click here
Mincha/Maariv 8:30pm
Havdalah 9:41pm

Life and Legacy - Make your commitment today

How do you express your commitment to your community? How do you support the Jewish organizations that are important to you?  What can you do for future generations to ensure that they are well-served by the Jewish organizations you support?  You can leave a legacy.

Life & Legacy is a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and coordinated in Omaha through the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation. Through Life & Legacy, Omahans are continuing to express their passion for sustaining the many Jewish programs and services by making a legacy commitment. The gift that you make today will ensure the financial stability of the Omaha Jewish community for generations to come. 

Please make your commitment to the future of Beth Israel Synagogue through the Life & Legacy program. For information on the Life & Legacy program, please contact the synagogue office at (402) 556-6288.   Additional information is also available on the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation's website by clicking here.

Todah Rabah to the generous Life & Legacy partners
committed to the future of Beth Israel Synagogue.

Monday, May 29 2017 4 Sivan 5777