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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.

Passover Across America at Beth Israel

Enjoy the second seder at Beth Israel Synagogue and join in the nationwide initiative, Passover Across America, spearheaded by the National Jewish Outreach Project.  The seder, led by Rabbi Ari Dembitzer, will take place Saturday evening, March 31, beginning at 7:30pm.  Register NOW by clicking here.  Reservation deadline is Friday, March 23.

Pre-Passover Happenings at Beth Israel
Sun, March 18, 10 am
“How to Make Pesach Kosher” with Rabbi Ari
Sun, March 25, 10 am
“The Haggadah – It’s a Lot More Than Just Four Questions.”
Sun, March 25, 5pm
Paysie and Susie's "PrePesach Perfect Pasta Dinner"
Fri, March 30, 11am
Chometz Burning at Beth Israel
Click here for form to sell chometz
 Beth Israel Gift Shop open 9am-4pm, Mon-Thu and 9am-2pm, Fridays

The OU 2018 Guide to Passover is now available for download.  From kosher lists and cleaning tips to zmanim and a guide to liquor and liqueur for Passover, it’s your must-have resource for this time of the year.  Click here to download now.  A limited number of hard copy guides will be available in the synagogue office soon.

Beth Israel Beit Midrash

7:45 a.m. - Creating Spiritual Life with Rabbi Ari
10-11 a.m. - Bagels & Beit Midrash
Mar 18 - How to Make Pesach Kosher
Mar 25 - The Haggadah - It's More Than Four Questions
12-1 p.m.
Talmudic Tales with Rabbi Shlomo
9:30-10:45 a.m. - Connecting to Our Faith with Rabbi Ari
12-1 p.m. - Jewish Ethics with Rabbi Shlomo @ UNMC
11:15 a.m. - Friday Learning Series with Rabbi Shlomo @ Kripke Library
20 minutes prior to Mincha
Insights into the Weekly Torah Reading with Rabbi Ari

Individual or group learning sessions also available. 
Talk to Rabbi Shlomo or Rabbi Ari to schedule.

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.

Sun, March 18 2018 2 Nisan 5778