Congregation Beth Israel is a Modern Orthodox synagogue. We are proud of our multi-generational heritage and over one hundred year presence in the Greater New Orleans Area. Our mission is to create an accessible spiritual home, where all Jews, … [Read More...]
Our synagogue flashed on the world scene in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as a ZAKA volunteer was captured on film carrying Torah scrolls out of our flooded sanctuary. Unfortunately, those scrolls could not be salvaged, and all seven of … [Read More...]
Two quotes adorn our new synagogue. Engraved upon the Ark are the words, "Mighty Waters Cannot Extinguish Our Love." This verse from Shir HaShirim 8:6 is written in Hebrew … [Read More...]
The Eruv is up.
updated December 4, 2013