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Congregation Beth Shalom

Jewish Community in Bozeman, Montana

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    2014-09-12 Bertuch 60 anniversary 2

    Bertuch's 60th anniv. - Sept. 2014

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    B'not Mitzvah - June 2014

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    Barb - B'not Mitzvah

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    B'not Mitzvah - June 2014

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    B'not Mitzvah - June 2014

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    B'not Mitzvah - June 2014

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    Havdallah - June 2014

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    Richard Wolff, President

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    B'not Mitzvah - June 2014

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    Passover 2014

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    Passover 2014

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    Passover 2014

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    Passover 2014

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    Purim 2014

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    Shalom Kids, Feb 2014

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    Shalom Kids, Feb 2014

Gallatin Valley Interfaith Forum: Religion & Economics

Wednesday, October 1, at 11:30 am

Interfaith_ForumWhat do our traditions teach regarding the exchange of goods, services, and money?

Panelists will speak to the contributions of their own traditions to the world community.  Join Rabbi Ed, Father Leo, Rev. Jody, Dr. Amin and invited guest Rev. Philip Zemke (Unity Church)   discuss issues on October’s topic, and take questions and answers.  Bring a brown bag lunch, if you wish.

Yom Kippur

October 3-4

2011-YK-childrens-service250x250The Sabbath of Sabbaths is once again upon us. It is our opportunity to reflect on our lives and our community. Join us to hear MSU Cello Professor Julia Cory play Kol Nidre, and Cantor Jessica Leash leaves us spellbound with her heart-piercing voice.

Friday, October 3
Kol Nidre, 7:00 pm (Kol Nidre to be played on the cello by MSU Cello Prof. Julia Cory, and sung by Cantor Jessica Leash)

Saturday, October 4,  Yom Kippur Day:
Morning Service, 10:00 am
Children’s Service, 1:30 pm
Teaching/Discussion, 2:30 pm
Break the Fast (Dairy Pot Luck), 6:30 pm

Erect the Sukkah

Sunday, October 5 at 10:00 am

We need your help constructing the Temple sukkah, AND we need your branches and shrubbery (schach) for the roof!


Friday, October 10 at 5:30


Come wave the lulav and celebrate Sukkot together in the sukkah with a potluck (dairy) dinner. Please bring enough food to feed your’s and one other family.

Mystical Contemplative Chanting Service & Torah Study

Saturday, October 11, at 8:30 am

MandalaOur celebration of Shabbat continues at 8:30 am, with our monthly mystical contemplative chanting service.  This is a very simple service that anyone can catch on to in a few minutes. Torah Study will follow at 9:30 am with bagels, coffee, and great discussion as always!

High Holidays Conclude: Simchat Torah & Consecration of Kindergartners

Friday, October 17, at 5:30 pm

2012-10-Simchat-TorahOur amazing klezmer band will knock your socks off, so don’t miss the infrequent opportunity to hear great klezmer in Bozeman as we celebrate the start of the annual Torah cycle.  This is an especially kid friendly service, but folks of all ages will find it a powerful way to end the High Holidays and begin the new year .earnest.

Torah Study

Saturday, October 18, at 9:30 am

TorahCome join the always lively discussion. No experience required. Coffee, delicious bagels and other goodies are served.

Congregation Beth Shalom: Who Are We?

Beth Shalom is a Jewish community in Bozeman, Montana, which prays with joy and meaning, celebrates the history and traditions of Judaism, and cares and nurtures one another. We love to study and we offer many adult and child education opportunities.

We are committed to equal participation and status for men and women, those of all sexual orientations, and others who have been marginalized in Jewish life in the past. We welcome all Jews and interfaith families, at all stages of life. We strive to eliminate any conflict between Judaism and modernity, fully embracing science as consistent with our understanding of G!d and Jewish tradition.

We are involved in g’millut chasadim (acts of loving-kindness) and tikun olam (repairing the world), engaging in social justice work throughout local and global communities. We are deeply committed to interfaith dialogue in which we understand that all religions offer access to G!d and spiritual growth through their respective traditions. And we embrace a global vision of the role of human beings and their individual spiritual paths in the transformation of our precious planet … read more