Welcome to B'nai Jeshurun Congregation

  • 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 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.

  • 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, September 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:00am
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 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 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.  

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

Shana Tova

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_-_square.pngSUKKAH 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.

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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_square.pngSUSHI 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.

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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.


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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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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.

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2018-2019 registration


Register here. Learn more here.

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.

Legacy Society

"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.


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.