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About CBI

Congregation Beth Israel is the Mississippi Gulf Coast's only synagogue. The congregation's building was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but in May 2009, a new synagogue opened and the congregation once again has a permanent home.

Events / Schedule

Friday, February 17
6 p.m. Family Shabbat Celebration
6:30 p.m. Community Shabbat Dinner
7:30 p.m. Shabbat Friday Night Service

Saturday, February 18
10 a.m. Jewish Learning Shabbat: The Secret to Survival
6:30 p.m. Musical Havdallah & Community Story Sharing & Visioning

Friday, February 24
8 p.m. Shabbat Services

Sunday, February 26
9:30 a.m. - Noon -- Rosh Chodesch Adar (1st of Adar)

Recent Newsletters

Messages from the President

February Message form the President

Haman. Boooooo. You’ll see why I mentioned Haman — booooooo — in a few seconds. What do you do if you’re the president of Congregation Beth Israel and you hear just three people showed up for the last Friday night Shabbat service? You search for ways to entice more people to become involved. Over the […]

December Letter from the President

Shalom Friends It’s really hard to believe it’s December. Where did the year go? Hanukkah is here. And that means the best party of the year at Congregation Beth Israel. Hope you’ll be at the annual Hanukkah celebration. The latkes will be hot. The menorahs will be bright. What a turnout at Rabbi Annie’s first […]