Congregation Beth Israel, in the hills of the northern Berkshires, is a community of families and individuals. We celebrate our Jewish Heritage,  study and practice our tradition, and search for spiritual meaning. Our community has a rich history and is inspired by many expressions of Judaism--from the traditional to the innovative.  We welcome all, Jewish families and interfaith families, gay and straight, singles and non-traditional families. Our services and social events are open to all. We welcome you to learn about uscontact usattend our services, and join our congregational family.
53 Lois Street - North Adams, Massachusettts 01247 - 413 663-5830
Founded 1893 - Member of the Union for Reform Judaism
See over 1500 photos of our community here.
CBI Newsletter: January 2017 / Tevet 5777
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Days of Awe at CBI
2017 / 5778

Havdalah & Selichot ("Forgiveness") service, Sat. Sept. 16, 8-9pm
 (potluck dessert reception to follow)
Cemetery Service, Walker Street, Sun. Sept. 17, 2-2:30pm

Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah First Evening service, Weds. September 20, 7:30-9pm
Rosh Hashanah First Day morning service, Thurs. September 21, 9:30am-12:30pm
Children's service, 10am (childcare all morning)
 Tashlich (casting bread upon the waters) to follow
 Rosh Hashanah Lunch to follow at the Log; please RSVP by Sept. 17. ($18)
Contemplative Second Day morning service, Fri. September 22, 9:30am-12pm

Yom Kippur
Kol Nidre (with childcare) Fri. September 29, 6-8pm (arrive at 5:30 for music to open the heart)
Yom Kippur Morning service, Sat. September 30, 9:30am-12:30pm
Children's service, 10am (childcare all morning)
Yizkor /Memorial Service will take place at the end of the morning service
Contemplative Practice with Steven Green and Rose Ellis, 3-4pm
Yom Kippur Mincha and Avodah service, 4-5:30pm
Yom Kippur Ne'ilah service, 6-7pm (sundown: 6:29pm)
 Yom Kippur Break-The-Fast: after services. Please RSVP by Sept. 25. ($18; kids $5)

Sukkot
Sukkot / Shabbat Potluck, Fri. Oct. 6, 5:30pm. Please RSVP by Oct. 3.
Shemini Atzeret services, with Yizkor, Thurs. Oct. 12, 10am-12pm

NO TICKETS FOR ANY SERVICES - all are welcome.