Welcome to B'nai Jeshurun Congregation
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B'NAI JESHURUN CONGREGATION
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 more than 150 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.
Wishing you and your family a happy and sweet New Year. Learn more about High Holy Day programming, the schedule of services and other details.
Read or watch Rabbi Weiss's Rosh Hashanah sermons here.
Read Rabbi Rudin-Luria's Rosh Hashanah sermon here.
SUKKAH DECORATING PARTY & LUNCH
Sunday, September 23 at 11:30 am
Make sukkah decorations and help put up our sukkah at B'nai Jeshurun. We'll have pizza for lunch and all our welcome. Learn more.
Science in the Sukkah Family Dinner
Thursday, September 27 at 5:45pm
Enjoy a delicious dinner and a Mad Science show in our Sukkah with family and friends. Learn more and register.
SUSHI IN THE SUKKAH
Thursday, September 27 at 7:30 pm
Atid (20's & 30's group) will gather as Chef Heinz Yee, owner of OTANI, leads an interactive demonstration on how to make sushi. Everyone will get to create, roll and eat in the sukkah. Learn more and register.
Erev Simhat Torah Congregational Dinner
Monday, October 1 • 6 pm
Join us prior to the Erev Simhat Torah service and dancing with the Torah for a congregational dinner. Free but reservations encouraged to the synagogue office.
CHALLAH IN THE CLE
Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 pm
Come and join your B'nai Jeshurun family at “CHALLAH in the CLE!”. We have B’nai Jeshurun tables reserved! Learn more.
Friday, October 26
Be a part of a congregation-wide Shabbat celebration by hosting Shabbat dinner in your home or being a guest. Learn more.
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WEINGOLD FALL FORUM
THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 11 - November 15, 2018
Our annual Weingold Fall Forum brings talented clergy and educators from our area for a mini-semester of Jewish learning on Thursday evenings; nominal fee. Click here to view the 2018 list. Register for classes here.
Bessie hershey religious school
College Outreach Program
The synagogue sends care packages to your college students for the High Holy Days, Hanukkah, Purim and Pesach for a nominal fee. Freshman are free! Learn more.
A clearer sound for hearing aid users
We are pleased to announce that members and guests who wear hearing aids and cochlear implants will soon be able to better hear services and programs in numerous spaces throughout our synagogue through a hearing loop system which transmits an audio signal directly into a hearing aid and/or cochlear implant. All a user needs to do is switch his or her hearing aid to the "T", telephone, or hearing loop program. Learn more!
Thank you to Lois Klein, Fay & Edward Blumenthal and Barbara & Bernard Kotton for their generous support of this impactful project.
"As my father planted for me, so do I plant for my children." Talmud, Ta'anit
B'nai Jeshurun Legacy Society members are dedicated to ensuring the future of our beloved synagogue for generations to come though support of our endowment. Whether an outright gifts during your lifetime or a bequest upon your passing, endowed support provides a lasting legacy and an enduring impact. Contact Development Director Kim Cole to discuss creating your legacy gift, to let us know you have already included the synagogue in your estate plans, or to learn more about the Legacy Society.
STREAMING VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE!
With the support of a generous donor, the synagogue is now streaming programs and services from The David J. & Ruth A. 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.
Every purchase you make helps support us financially.