Congregation Beth Israel and the Jewish Community Endowment Associates of Bangor Present A Scholar-In-Residence Weekend with Rabbi Alan Brill, Ph.D Rabbi On the Ganges : A Jewish Hindu Encounter Friday …continue reading Scholar-In-Residence Weekend!
Wednesday, October 14, 2015, New York, NY…Rabbis and leaders of the Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and Reconstructionist movements are joining with the Conference of Presidents in declaring this weekend, October 16 …continue reading Congregation Beth Israel Participates in Shabbat of Solidarity for Israel
We are very proud to be part of this program, along with All Souls Congregational Church and the Bangor Public Library. What a wonderful opportunity to meet our neighbors and …continue reading Faith of Our Neighbors
Samuel continued as Israel’s leader all the days of his life. From year to year he went on a circuit from Bethel to Gilgal to Mizpah, judging Israel in all …continue reading September 2015 – From Rabbi Siemers
UNPLUGGED AND ROOTED Last night on my way into shul I saw Miriam kneeling in the shul’s beautiful vegetable garden, weeding away. Monday evening, on my way in to Biblical …continue reading Social Action Update – August 2015
Dear Friends, With all of the stipulations required to avoid calling down a calamity from heaven, I marvel at the beauty of this summer in Bangor. The days have been …continue reading August 2015 – From Rabbi Siemers
Dear Friends, There is a famous story told about Napoleon Bonaparte and the Ninth of Av. The story is usually set in Russia and the emperor is walking by a …continue reading July 2015 – From Rabbi Siemers
Interfaith Statement on Charleston Murders The true foundation of every house of worship is peace. We are heartbroken and horrified to learn of the murder of nine worshippers in South …continue reading Interfaith Statement on Charleston Murders