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Registration is required to attend High Holy Day services.

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We are looking for volunteers to usher and to supervise parking at High Holy Day services.

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"Arts Matter" Shabbat Service

A creative approach to Simchat Torah through arts and music.

Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM

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In the Spotlight

We welcome Interfaith Families

Learn how interfaith families have found a spiritual home right here in our congregation.

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Love To Read?

CBT's Book Club members share their list of favorite Jewish-themed books.

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Religious School

Religious School registration is now open for the 2019-2020 school year.

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School Calendar

Learn more about our Religious School.

Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class

It's never too late 

Join our new adult B'nai Mitzvah program, led by our Cantorial Soloist Jodi Blankstein.

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Shabbat on the Beach

This year's final beach Shabbat was filled with song, spirit and the most spectacular sunset. Many thanks to all who joined us for a beautiful moment in time. We are looking forward to next year!

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Photo Gallery

Explore life at Congregation B'nai Torah by browsing our photo collection.

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Why We Joined

"The open and caring environment, the relaxed feel of Friday services, and weekday-only Hebrew School were the best fit for our busy family. It’s a diverse and inclusive congregation, with many interfaith families — something that is very important to us."

- The Illiano Family

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Our Holocaust Memorial Torah Scroll

Congregation B’nai Torah is honored to have been chosen to receive one of the 1564 Czech Torah Scrolls rescued from a storage area of the Michle Synagogue in Prague. Our Memorial Scroll #1044 is on permanent loan from the Memorial Scrolls Trust in London.

A number of thriving Jewish communities lived throughout Bohemia and Moravia for more than a millennia. Branching out from a central hub in Prague, at least 350 synagogues have been known to exist. In 1939, the Nazi regime invaded and by the end of their occupation more than sixty congregations had been destroyed with another 300 left abandoned. The subsequent Communist era saw another eighty temples ruined and ransacked.

In 1942, members of Prague’s Jewish community were able to securely deliver more than 100,000 Jewish artifacts, including 1,800 Torah scrolls to the Central Jewish Museum of Prague which was later known re-founded as the Jewish Museum of Prague. The museum and its contents became property of the communist Czechoslovak Government after the war.

In 1963, 1,564 Scrolls of the Law were purchased and taken to Westminster Synagogue by Jews living in London for further safekeeping and the eventual dispersal to Jewish communities around the world. The scrolls today are each a memorial to the Jewish tragedy and a beacon of hope for future generations. 

Congregation B’nai Torah proudly holds the Sefer Torah #1044, one of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Sifre Torah. This scroll orginated from Polna and was written in the 19th century. 

The Memorial Scrolls Trust, a U.K. non-profit organization, has recently begun to reach out to synagogues and other institutions who received the Czech Scrolls to gather and record up to date information about them. They plan to continue to build their website, creating "a repository of all knowledge concerning the 1564 scrolls.” More information about the Memorial Scrolls Trust is available on their website.