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Congregation Beth Shalom

Jewish Community in Bozeman, Montana

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    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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    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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    Purim 2014

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    Shalom Kids, Feb 2014

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    Shalom Kids, Feb 2014

First Shabbat Morning Service & Torah Study

Saturday, January 3
Service at 9:00 am followed by Torah Study at 9:30 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.

Family Shabbat Dinner

Friday, January 9 at 5:30 pm

Family DinnerWe will bring in Shabbat together with traditional candle lighting, blessings, and maybe even a song or two.  This is geared for families with kids but show up anyway even if you don’t have kids.  Dinner is potluck – please bring a dairy or vegetarian dish (no meat) to share.  No previous experience required!

Martin Luther King Day Lecture

Co-sponsored by Beth Shalom
Tuesday, January 20 at 7:00 pm at the Emerson, Crawford Theater

MLK Day 2015The Bozeman MLK Day Organizing Committee is bringing renowned portrait artist, author, speaker and advocate for justice and equality, Robert Shetterly, to Bozeman for a three-day series of events. He is the author of the book, Americans Who Tell The Truth, which showcases fifty of his portraits of citizens who have stood up for issues of social justice. (The recent Shirley Chisholm postage stamp is one of his portraits.) In addition to his keynote address on January 20, he will be speaking to student assemblies at five local schools and to several groups of students at Montana State University.

Be sure to stop by Wild Joe*s Coffee Spot in downtown Bozeman after January 2nd to see a selection of Robert Shetterly’s civil rights portraits on display.

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).

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