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Congregation Beth Shalom

Jewish Community in Bozeman, Montana

  • 2014-09 Taschlich Group

    2014-09 Taschlich Group

    Hyalite - Taschlich 2014

  • 2014-09-12 Bertuch 60 anniversary 2

    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

  • Mitzvah Day 2014

    Mitzvah Day 2014

    Mitzvah Day 2014

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    Mitzvah Day 2014 - 3

    Mitzvah Day 2014

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    Mitzvah Day 2014 - 7

    Mitzvah Day 2014

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    B'not Mitzvah - June 2014

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    B'not Mitzvah - June 2014

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    Phyllis-Kaia

    Havdallah - June 2014

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    Richard

    Richard Wolff, President

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    B'not Mitzvah - June 2014

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    Passover-Lisa-Ed

    Passover 2014

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    Passover 2014

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    Passover-Richard

    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

Tu B’shevat Seder & Pot Luck

Friday, January 30 at 6:00 pm

TreeTu B’Shvat — the birthday of trees — is celebrated on the day when the direction of the sap reverses flow in Israel.  This original arbor day is celebrated by a mystical Seder, first developed by the kabbalists of S’fat.  Please join us for this fun (and kid friendly) experience.  Seder foods and dessert will be provided by the Temple, but please bring a salad or main dish to share at this pot luck (no meat, please).

Torah Study

Saturday, January 31 at 9:30 am

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

Family Sledding & Cross-Country Ski Day

Saturday, January 31 from Noon-3:00 pm at Lindley Center

cross_country_skiers_CoolClips_vc020585Recreate together outside & warm up inside with hot drinks & snacks provided! Held at the Lindley Center, 1102 East Curtiss Street.

MAJCO Shabbaton (Butte)

June 26-28

Congregation B’nai Israel in Butte will host the Montana Association of Jewish Communities (MAJCO) annual Shabbaton weekend event June 26-28. We welcome Rabbi David Fine, the URJ Small Congregations Network Rabbinic Director, based in Seattle, Washington. Montana Hadassah has decided to forgo a separate annual gathering in 2015, but will sponsor/host the MAJCO lunch on Sunday, and will conduct the annual Montana Hadassah business meeting at B’nai Israel on Sunday, after MAJCO adjourns.

Blocks of rooms are reserved at two hotels in Butte. Mention “MAJCO/Congregation B’nai Israel” to get the following rates:

UPTOWN: Historic Finlen Hotel, 100 East Broadway, Butte, MT, 59710 (406.723.5431).
Rates are $82 for a single and $92 for a double, plus tax. Rooms held until May 26. The location is one-half mile (7 blocks) from the synagogue.

 ON THE FLATS: Best Western Plus Butte Plaza Inn, 2900 Harrison Avenue, Butte, MT, (406.494.3500). Flat Rate: $99 plus tax for 1-4 people, specify 1 king or 2 queens. Rooms held until June 5. Includes full breakfast and shuttle. To see all the amenities, visit their website.

Meet new and old friends in our extended Montana Jewish Community, experience quality Jewish educational programming, worship, eat, and have fun together, and strengthen your personal and communal Jewish experience.

Details will be announced closer to the event.

COME TO MAJCO 2015 IN BUTTE, AND GET A CUSTOMIZED HISTORY TOUR BY TROLLEY!
In addition to featuring Butte’s rich, multi-ethnic, mining history, our customized tour will highlight our Jewish history, including:

  • Jacobs House – Home of Henry Jacob, the first mayor of Butte and President of the Hebrew Benevolent Association
  • Former Adath Israel Synagogue
  • Former Montefiore Synagogue
  • Former Kosher Butcher Shop
  • A visit to the B’nai Israel Cemetery

 Friday, June 26
MAJCO Shabbaton Registration and Dinner
7:30 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Service

 Saturday, June 27
MAJCO All Day
10:30 a.m. – Shabbat Morning Service

 Sunday June 28
MAJCO through lunch
Hadassah Business Meeting after lunch

Details regarding the MAJCO (Montana Association of Jewish Communities) Shabbaton and Hadassah Meeting will be announced closer to the Shabbaton.

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