Beginning 5:00 pm today (2-22-17) through 9:00 am on Thursday (2-23-17), our phone system will be offline for servicing. All calls will forward to a cell phone monitored by a staff member. Please limit your calls to emergencies.
We are delighted to welcome you to B’nai Israel. At B’nai Israel, we are very proud of our daily minyan, which convenes on each weekday morning at 7:15 a.m. and at 8:00 p.m. in the evening. On Sundays, minyan is at 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. It provides a meaningful community for those who are saying kaddish, but it is much more. The minyan is a testament to our concern for the value of tefillah b’tzibbur, communal prayer. Coffee and cake are served each morning, with a more elaborate breakfast on Sundays and Wednesdays.
If you are new to the congregation, please be sure to introduce yourself to the clergy and other members of the minyan. We are always eager to welcome newcomers and to include your loved ones’ names before the recitation of kaddish and other prayers. We look forward to “davening” with you.
Please note that morning minyan begins at 9:00 a.m. on the following federal holidays: Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, December 25, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day and July 4. Minyan on other federal holidays begins at the regular time of 7:15 a.m.
Rabbi Jonathan A. Schnitzer
Rabbi Michael J. Safra
Cantor Josh C. Perlman
Cantor Ilana Wolpert
“I have attended minyan every day since the passing of my mother. We care about one another and support each other like family. I look forward to attending as part of my daily routine.” - Joel S.
“From the beginning I felt a sense of belonging. After almost two years since my beloved husband passed, I still attend morning minyan. I feel blessed to belong to a wonderful, friendly and caring community.” - Patricia G.R.
“The very first day I attended, I was warmly welcomed by the Rabbi and other members of the minyan. The minyan has become part of my life. I joined B’nai the next year and never regretted it.” - Steve H.