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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

  • Mitzvah Day 2014 - 3

    Mitzvah Day 2014 - 3

    Mitzvah Day 2014

  • Mitzvah Day 2014 - 7

    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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    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

Kabbalat Shabbat Welcoming Our Summer Members
With Beth Shalom’s New Soloist Amber Ikeman

Friday, June 3 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 Amber Ikeman and Stephen Guggenheim.

Tikun Leyl Shavuot: An Evening of Blintzes, Cheesecake & Jewish Learning

Saturday, June 11 at 2:00 pm

The kabbalists instituted the Shavuot tradition of tikun leyl shavuot, the practice of staying up all night and learning.  We will begin at 2:00 pm and end well before midnight, mixing all sorts of Jewish learning with good food and good company.

Hosted by Walt & Ruth Weissman at their home in Paradise Valley.

Teachings by:
Walt Weissman: On Being Fed by Others
Marilyn King: Man oh Man
Prof. Irene Grimberg: The Venice Ghetto
Prof. Steve Eagle: Jewish Supreme Court Justices
Prof. Dennis Aig: The Teller of the Tale: Jewish Cowboys in the Wild West
Prof. Richard Wolff: Images of Judaism
Jim Nallick: A Jewish Story
Dan Lourie: Survival and Holocaust Art of Esther Lurie
Bill Slaton: What’s in a Name?
Ed Lewis: Yiddish for Klutzes
Prof. Fabian Menalled: Not All Matzos are Created Equal
Rabbi Ed: Deadly Sins

Annual Congregational Meeting: Election of the New Temple Board

Saturday, June 11 at 3:30 pm
(immediately preceding Shavuot Celebration)

Lita Keefer Becomes a Bat Mitzvah

Saturday, July 9 at 10:00 am

Lita KeeferJoin us for Saturday morning worship at this special service where Lita Keefer will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah.

Olivia Lieb Becomes a Bat Mitzvah

Saturday, August 20 at 10:00 am

Olivia LiebJoin us for Saturday morning worship at this special service where Olivia Lieb will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah.

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