Congregation Brith Sholom
Shalom and welcome to Congregation Brith Sholom. We are an intimate (175-180 families), traditional, egalitarian synagogue that serves the
We are a congregation that warmly welcomes one and all into our fold. Our members reflect the diversity of the
Since the spring of 2011, Brith Sholom is also the home of Congregation Am Haskalah.
BRITH SHOLOM PAST AND PRESENT
The sanctuary building includes the social halls, media center and main kitchen. The chapel building contains our daily chapel, classrooms, library, offices and kitchenette. The entire facility, including the bathrooms in both buildings, is accessible to the handicapped. The sanctuary and social halls are equipped with a hard-of-hearing system. Individual receivers are located in the book case at the south entrance. Adhering to the tenets of Conservative Judaism, Brith Sholom provides an educational and spiritual center that seeks to bring relevance to our religious traditions.
The main sanctuary is intended to give the feeling of the old, wooden synagogues of
The sloping ceiling brings attention to the central pulpit, which gives a feeling of “theater in the round” and is a unique element of synagogue architecture throughout the centuries. The four large panels of stained glass come from our sanctuary in
The eternal light above the ark is an antique. Originally a gas-powered eternal light in a Moroccan synagogue, it fits comfortably into our sanctuary, which emphasizes the old and the new.
On the front of the ark is a custom-designed woven tapestry suggesting the revelation on
During the Holocaust, the Nazis collected nearly all the Torah scrolls of the Jewish communities in
In 2004, Brith Sholom was most fortunate and privileged to receive one of these Torah scrolls, originally from Boskovice, the birthplace of the Ticho family, through the auspices of Jean and Charles Ticho.
Friday night services offered seasonally, with dinners, at 5:30 or 6:30 PM
Saturday mornings at 9:00 AM
Minyan meets on Monday, Thursday and Rosh Chodesh at 7:45 AM
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Kadimah USY - Middle school
USY - High school
(Senior group, social action, bridge)
Lectures and classes