Welcome to B'nai Jeshurun Congregation

  • Meet our exceptional clergy!

  • Join us for worship, holidays, groundbreaking programs, and life cycle events in the David J. Moskowitz Sanctuary 

  • Our synagogue strives to make a difference in the lives of our members and in our community. Fill out our volunteer form to help with a current project!

  • 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. Here, Rabbi Foster works with teens to learn about Jewish wedding rituals.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:30am
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 9:45am
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:30pm


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 involved.



Seeking Our "alumni"

Calling all Heights Temple, Beth Am, B'nai Jeshurun, YPC etc alumni! We want you to be a part of our 150th Anniversary Celebration! Please send your email and mailing address so you can receive invitations and announcements about our 14 months of celebration! (And if your children/friends are no longer here but you would like them to be on our mailing list, please send us their information as well!)


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Friday, October 16 at 5:45 pm

Everyone is invited to join us for a delicious Shabbat dinner and sukkah awards.  If you are building a sukkah or would like to be a judge, contact [email protected] or call the synagogue office.  
Register and learn more here for the dinner.


Thursdays, October 15 - November 19, 2015  

Registration is open to the community.  Cost is $20 for one class and $30 for two classes.  Advance registration preferred.  Presented through the generosity of the Weingold Family.

Click here to view the flier.

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Sunday, October 25 from 9:00 am - noon

Join Team B’nai Jeshurun as we help volunteer at the annual community Cleveland Jewish Federation’s Super Sunday event.   We will meet at the Cleveland Jewish Federation.  Everyone joining us will receive a B’nai Jeshurun CHESED shirt to wear.   RSVP to  Shani Kadis .


Tuesday, November 10 at 7:00 pm

Enjoy a fun girls' night out as we meet Mara Strom the author of Kosher on a Budget; a popular blog and newsletter.  Brought to you by the Sisterhood and Mishpachot.  RSVP online by November 4 or learn more.


College Outreach Program

Send your college students goodie packages from B'nai Jeshurun Congregation. Freshman are free. Learn more



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Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Friends, family and the B'nai Jeshurun community will come together to wish l'hitraot (see you again) to Rabbi Stanley & Dr. Lifsa Schachter on Saturday, November 14 at an evening Havdallah celebration.  

To learn more about:
-the special celebration (and let us know you are coming),
-the memory book being created for them to take on their journey to Israel,
-how to make a donation in honor of the Schachters

Read the Rabbis' HIGH HOLY DAY sermons

Read and/or view Rabbi Weiss's Rosh Hashanah sermons here.
Read Rabbi Rudin-Luria's Rosh Hashanah sermon here.

ShabYLCbat Sha-Bang! 

Friday & Saturday 

November 13 & 14

Calling all 4th & 5th Graders

Begins on Friday evening with Shabbat dinner & service for students and their families.

Click here for more information.

Click here for registration.

Sponsor Streaming Video of the High Holy Days

We invite you to consider sponsoring the streaming video from the David J. Moskowitz Sanctuary and Nickman Chapel, including streaming the High Holy Day services. This opportunity allows family and friends that are unable to attend services because of illness or other reasons to be able to watch our services live, or at their convenience from our archives. Your generosity will be acknowledged on the opening slide of video, as seen on the homepage for streaming videos

community conversation


We have just completed the fourth of our Community Conversations, sharing a proposal to replace dues, Mahar, and even other fundraising we do with a single, annual pledge process. Additional Community Conversations will be scheduled for after the High Holy Days.  In the meantime, learn more here: Community Conversation PowerPoint and Frequently Asked Questions. If you have additional questions, please contact Board President Jody Katzner.

Order your newHigh Holy Day Machzor- Lev Shalem!

Experience the hagim in a new and exciting way. Informative! Inspirational!


View sample pages here. These pages help highlight what makes this machzor so special. Or, watch the YouTube video. Books may be purchased at a special, reduced rate of $36 each through the synagogue office.



Online registration for the Bessie Hershey Religious School is now available. Learn more and register


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.