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B’nai Israel

Your connection to the Baton Rouge Jewish community.

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    Shabbat Minyan – Kleinert Ave location

    Gary Weill Youth Room This is
    Nov 27 @ 10:00am - 11:30am
  3. Sat 27

    Shabbat Service – Jefferson Hwy location

    Nov 27 @ 10:45am - 12:00pm
  4. Sat 27

    Havdalah – Zoom

    hosted by Victor and Esther Sachse
    Nov 27 @ 7:00pm
  5. Sun 28


    Nov 28 @ 9:30am - 12:00pm
  6. Fri 03

    Chanukah Shabbat Service and Tailgate – Kleinert Ave location – multi-access

    Kleinert Ave location Multi-access (live and
    Dec 03 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Shabbat Service (live and via zoom)

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by our Traditions

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to our Community

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with our Youth

Toward A Strong Reform Jewish Future for Baton Rouge

Joint Synagogue Exploratory Committee

Congregation B’nai Israel and Beth Shalom Synagogue voted overwhelmingly for unification on August 22, 2021.

Click below to see current information and available documents.

👋 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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