WELCOME TO BET AM SHALOM!

We are a vibrant, egalitarian, Reconstructionist congregation of families and individuals from diverse backgrounds, bound together by a shared belief in a thoughtful and progressive approach to Judaism. With a deep respect for tradition, we seek to evolve as the world around us evolves. The creative spirit of our members fuels our community as together we learn, share lifecycle events, support each other and commit to tikkun olam. Join us for Shabbat services!

Bet Am Shalom Synagogue Goes Virtual!

We are thriving in the cloud! 

Click here to see all we have to offer. New programs added all the time.

Feel free to contact us; we'd love to hear from you!

Learn about our innovative and experiential Jewish education program by contacting Education Director Abby Reiken.

We Welcome You to Share Shabbat Services via Streaming

Rabbi Bronstein and Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller invite you to share in unique Shabbat services via streaming on Fridays 6:15-7:15pm and Saturdays, 10:30am - 12:00pm.  Here is a video message from them.

In times of concern we come together as a Jewish community and celebrate Shabbat and support each other.
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Video access via Zoom is available for members.

A Word from Our Beloved Clergy

We are proud and grateful that our beloved clergy, Rabbi Lester Bronstein and Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller, are so insightful and skilled in providing spiritual and meaningful services during these challenging times. Hear them discuss their approach in this interview.

Family Fun Raiser

August 1-15  Help repair the world with this fun BAS summer activity for all ages!

In-person Kabbalat Shabbat Gathering (Pre-registration Required)

Pre-registered members are invited to gather on the lawn, socially distanced, to listen to the service.

Bet Am Shalom Book Club via ZOOM

August 13, 2020 - 7:30pm

Do you like to read and then talk about the book (with some wine and snacks)?

BAS Challah Braid & Bake

August 14, 2020 - 4:30pm

Join other Bet Am'ers as you learn to braid and bake challah.

Acharei Kiddush: Parade Unrest - The Confederate Monument Controversy

August 15, 2020 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

New date.
Our Bet Am congregant and documentary photographer, Robert Kalman, will share photographs from his recently published book, Parade Unrest – The Confederate Monument Controversy and recount the visual story of the controversy, embodied by the monuments themselves.

Outdoor Family Kabbalat Shabbat (Pre-registration Required)

August 21, 2020 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm

Pre-registered BAS families are invited to gather on the lawn, in socially distanced circles, for a family Kabbalat Shabbat service with the Rabbi and Cantor.

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Celebrate Shabbat With Us

Kabbalat Shabbat: Friday night at 6:15pm

Shabbat Service: Saturday morning at 9:45am

Shacharit Service: Sunday morning at 9:00am

Shabbat This Week

Bet Am Shalom: A Year in Pictures

Practicing the Jewish Value of Caring for Strangers

From the President

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