Welcome to B'nai Jeshurun Congregation

  • Our synagogue strives to make a difference in the lives of our members and in our community. Learn more about upcoming projects and how you can make a difference on our CHESED page.

  • Join us for worship, holidays, groundbreaking programs, and life cycle events.

  • Our facilities are top notch and we strive to make your special moments unforgettable.

  • Meet our exceptional clergy! Our clergy are warm and embracing. They are known for their scholarship and inspiring teaching and for their caring support and guidance of families through good times and bad. We are proud of their leadership in our community. 

  • Our Youth and Learning Center provides meaningful Jewish experiences for children of all ages. A lookback at our Shabbaton at Camp Wise.

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:15am
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 9:00am
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 9:00am



We are pleased to welcome you to our website and look forward to meeting you at our synagogue.  B'nai Jeshurun is a Conservative synagogue and has been the spiritual home to Jews in Cleveland for 149 years.  We provide spiritual, educational, cultural, and social activities, programs, and services to nearly 1,000 families. Come and join our family and you will see for yourself how warm and welcoming we are.  

You can learn more about membership or join online today. Contact us for more information about B'nai Jeshurun and how you can get involve

concert.jpgCantor's concert-a musical celebration 

Sunday, June 5 at 7 PM

Celebrate our 150th year with a family-friendly musical experience! Featuring International artists representing various genres of music. Free and open to the community.
Learn more here.

canine_shabbat_1.jpgBJC 150th CANINE OLYMPICs SHABBAT

Friday, June 10 at 6:00 pm

Celebrate Shabbat with your family dog with a picnic dinner, Kabbalat Shabbat service and our first ever 150th Canine Olympics.  Learn more and register.

indianswebsite.pngCELEBRATING 150 at the INDIANS GAME

Sunday, June 19 at noon

We will hold a special ceremony at noon commemorating our first synagogue on Eagle Street and then head into Progressive Field to watch the Indians take on the White Sox.  
Learn more and register.

Our Gala Premiere!

Save the date for B'nai Jeshurun's Sesquicentennial Gala Premiere, the culminating event of our anniversary celebration, as we live-out our year's theme-- Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Ensuring the Future with an elegant evening featuring the premiere our 150th anniversary documentary, decadent food and drink, friends & family, and fundraising for the endowment of our beloved congregationSponsorship, commorative ads and tickets are now available!



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Shavuot 5776/2016

June 11-13, 2016

Join us as we mark the receiving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai with services and our Tikkun Leil Shavuot, which includes extensive choices from diverse presenters on a variety of topics throughout the night and early morning. Free and open to the community.  View the full schedule of event.

Shabbat Rocks!

Next Shabbat Rocks! is Friday, June 17!

Bring your families to this wonderful evening, with a live band playing some of today's most upbeat Jewish music. You will experience toe tapping, hand clapping and dancing to contemporary melodies. Multiple musical genres are woven through the service, highlighting text from each of the Psalms, which creates an energizing and engaging service. A specialized prayer book has been created to offer Hebrew, transliteration, and English to make this service user friendly.  Listen to and download tracks from our website. Services will be held in the Linden Family Courtyard, weather permitting.

Future dates:  July 15, August 19.


Beth Am Memories

On Saturday, March 26 we had a special Shabbat honoring the history, legacy and warm memories of Congregation Beth Am. Several former members of Beth Am contributed tributes and memories that were compiled into a book for the weekend. Please take a few moments to read their touching remarks. To watching the archived streaming video of the service, including remarks by Rabbi Michael Hecht and several former members, click here.



With the support of a generous donor, the synagogue is now streaming programs and services from The David J. Moskowitz Sanctuary and Nickman Chapel. If you are sick, out of town, or just unable to attend services, with the click of a button you can now watch our services live, or at your convenience in our archives. Click here to watch live-streaming or explore our video archive.