Welcome to Congregation Beth Israel

Beneath our dome is a spiritual home, a place of community and friendship, a place to be inspired through prayer, a place for lifelong learning, and a place where every person makes a difference.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Shabbat Service,

We will kick off 2021 with our annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Shabbat Service, to be held on Friday, January 15 at 6:00 PM online. Our evening will include remarks from Governor Kate Brown, Senator Ron Wyden, and a re-broadcast of the late Representative John Lewis's speech at our 2014 service.

For the most up-to-date information about this special Shabbat service, please visit: https://www.bethisrael-pdx.org/mlk/

Join us for this special Shabbat service on our Livestream or on our YouTube channel

We encourage donations to the Black Resilience Fund.

Then, on Monday, January 18 at 1:00 PM, African American and Jewish music meet in a celebration of two cultures with the live broadcast of the National Yiddish Theater’s “Soul to Soul,” starring Lisa Fishman, Magda Fishman, Elmore James, Zalmen Mlotek, Tony Perry and Tatiana Wechsler with Brian Glassman on bass, Dmitri Slepovitch on clarinet and saxophone and Matt Temkin on percussion.  You may purchase tickets at https://ci.ovationtix.com/34450/production/1035736?performanceId=10603844.

Taste of Temple

Support CBI and Enjoy Taste of Temple (to go!)

Join us on Zoom for this year’s Taste of Temple! The menu for Taste of Temple 2021 features a delicious pairing of events. A Tiny Taste of Temple cooks up fun for the whole family on Sunday, January 24 at 10:30 AM. Taste of Temple: B’tey’avon provides a sophisticated tasting for adult palates on Sunday, January 31 at 6:00 PM. Reserve your ticket before January 21, 2020!

To learn more about these events and how to attend, please visit www.bethisrael-pdx.org/TOT.