Join us for our Musical Shabbat September 5th.
Temple B’nai Israel, Greater Kalamazoo’s spiritual home for Reform Judaism, is an inclusive, diverse, and welcoming community. We are an engaging place for worship, lifelong learning, celebration, and gathering.
TBI High Holiday Services
This year Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Services begin that evening at at Temple B’nai Israel. Services continue morning, , at , and a children’s service will take place at .
Kol Nidre services begin at , with Yom Kippur morning services continuing at . Afternoon services start at , a children’s service at , Yizkor service at , and concluding services at . At the conclusion of services, at about , the community will break the fast with a simple potluck meal.
High Holiday services will be led by Rabbi Matthew Zerwekh.
Admission to High Holiday services is free to current TBI members, all area college and university students, and current members of other Reform congregations. All others may purchase tickets or a trial membership, which includes High Holiday tickets. Membership information may be found here.
Temple B'nai Israel will be a home for the practice of Reform Judaism in Kalamazoo, foster the connection with the Divine for members of the community, introduce our children to Judaism and provide a forum for lifelong study of Torah.
Our website tells you a little about us. But only by worshiping with us, learning with us and sharing Shabbat with us, will you get to know the real Temple B'nai Israel. We are known for the warmth of our members and our clergy. People feel a part of our family as soon as they meet us.
We’re glad you’ve stopped by, and we invite you to visit us in person soon. You’ll find us to be a diverse, caring, active Jewish community. Temple B'nai Israel welcomes people of all ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, national origins, religious or ethnic backgrounds. Jews by birth, Jews by choice, and non-Jews wishing to explore Judaism are welcome at all services and programs
We invite you to explore our website and then visit us!