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B’nai Israel

Your connection to the Baton Rouge Jewish community.

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  1. Thu 13

    HUC Connect: Intersectional Jewish Identities

    Dr. Mijal Bitton, Scholar in Residence
    May 13 @ 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  2. Fri 14

    Joint Shabbat Service with Beth Shalom Synagogue via Zoom

    Hosted by Beth Shalom Synagogue. This
    May 14 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  3. Sun 16

    Pirkei Avot via Zoom – hosted by Beth Shalom Synagogue

    May 2, 9, 16, 30 –
    May 16 @ 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  4. Sun 16

    Tikkun Leil Shavuot: Celebrating the Giving of the Torah

    Joint service with Beth Shalom Synagogue
    May 16 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  5. Sun 16

    Small Congregations Tikkun Leil Shavuot 5781

    Invitation from Temple Sinai: On the
    May 16 @ 6:00pm
  6. Mon 17

    Shavuot Festival Morning Service with Hallel, Torah Service and Yizkor

    Beth Shalom Sanctuary
    May 17 @ 10:30am - 11:30am
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Join for Shabbat!

Fridays @6:00pm
Shabbat Service (live and via zoom)

Saturdays @9:30am
Seeking Shabbat & Torah Study (via Zoom) – Reflecting  our efforts to seek and create that special time for ourselves in order to encounter the holy.


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to our Community

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with our Youth

👋 Shalom, I’m Rabbi Appel.

“We have opportunities to experience the sweetness of learning for all ages. We support and sustain each other through celebrations and challenges. We are working to help the next generation develop into mensches, the amazing people we know they can be.”

Batsheva Appel Rabbi

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