Beth Israel welcomes the entire spectrum of our Jewish community: people of all ages, races, and abilities; interfaith families, people who are single, partnered, straight, gay, lesbian, and transgender, and those just exploring or curious about Judaism.

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If you’re new at Beth Israel let us help you find some starting places. New members have all of Beth Israel’s communities, activities and member services available to them. Non members have plenty of options, too! You don’t have to be a member to attend services, enroll your child in preschool, and participate in many of our classes and activities. Find your areas of interest here and get started!

New To JudaismNew to Judaism?

You are welcome here! We want to give you an opportunity to learn all you desire about Judaism, to get answers to your questions, to connect with others exploring Judaism and to get to know our amazing clergy, teachers and congregants. See our New to Judaism page for programs and activities designed especially for you. Join us for whatever peaks your interest. We’d love to meet you.

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With Beth Israel membership you become part of a sacred community made up of caring clergy, staff and synagogue members who are there to inspire you, to help you grow and to support you through life’s challenges and blessings. Read our membership FAQ HERE.

How Can I Help?

Hi, I’m Bethany Eisenberg, Director of Membership and Engagement of Beth Israel. I love helping newcomers to feel at home here! I’d be happy to schedule a time for you to see our campus, meet our clergy, education directors, etc., or answer your questions. Contact me at beisenberg@cbisd.org, or 858-535-1111 ext. 2554 and let me know what I can do to help.