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Congregation Beth Shalom

Jewish Community in Bozeman, Montana

  • 2014-09 Taschlich Group

    2014-09 Taschlich Group

    Hyalite - Taschlich 2014

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    2014-09-12 Bertuch 60 anniversary 2

    Bertuch's 60th anniv. - Sept. 2014

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    2014-09 Taschlich Monty shofar

    Monty - Taschlich 2014

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    Yom Kippur 2014

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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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    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 & Humor

Wednesday, December 3 at 11:30 am

Interfaith_ForumIs there anything funny about our faiths?

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 guests Flo Guest (Sufi) and Karen DeCotis (Buddhist)  discuss issues on December’s topic, and take questions and answers.  Bring a brown bag lunch, if you wish.

Kabbalat Shabbat (Shalom Kids Co-Leads Service)

Friday, December 5 at 6:00 pm

Shabbat Join us for our kabbalat shabbat service at 6:00 pm where the children of our religious school co-lead. Then, after the service, enjoy the company of your community with an oneg.

First Shabbat Morning Service & Torah Study

Saturday, December 6 at 9:00 am

TorahOur monthly shabbat traditional morning service (always on the first shabbat of the month) begins at 9:00 a.m., and is followed by Torah study at 9:30 a.m., with bagels, coffee and other goodies.  Come join the prayerful morning service and the always lively and interesting discussion at Torah study.

Beth Shalom Chanukah Party

Wednesday, December 17 at 4:30 pm


Chanukah is coming, and we will celebrate all over SW Montana. Beth Shalom’s annual Chanukah party is Wednesday, December 17th, beginning at 4:30 p.m.  What better time to celebrate with latkes, sufganiyot, dreidels, and friendship.  Please bring a menorah to light. The party will include activities for both adults and kids, so come out and join your community and see your friends. If you need to purchase a menorah or candles, you may do so at Beth Shalom’s Judaica shop.

Menorah Lighting at the Capitol

Thursday, December 18 at Noon

We will continue the Chanukah celebration on Thursday, December 18, at Noon in the Capitol rotunda at our annual MAJCO menorah lighting ceremony and get together.  The governor and each of Montana’s rabbis will speak.  Lasts just one hour, so come out if you can.


Kabbalat Shabbat & Oneg Shabbat

Friday, December 19 at 6:00 pm

Shabbat: Just Do ItJoin us for our kabbalat shabbat service at 6:00 pm. Then, after the service, enjoy the company of your community with an oneg.  Music by Edis Kittrell.

Torah Study

Saturday, December 20 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