Important Notice

To protect the health of our community, and to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus, all services at least through December 2020 will be held online. Subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Facebook for news of virtual services and classes being held via Zoom.

Virtual Shabbat Services and Classes

Virtual Shabbat Services and Classes

Shabbat services and classes will continue via ZOOM. The meeting link is sent to all newsletter subscribers. If you didn’t receive the link but would still like to participate, please email your request at least 1 day before the service to .

November 13-14
December 11-12

Friday night service begins at 7:30 pm. Saturday morning “Coffee Hour” begins at 10:30 am, followed by adult education at 11:00. Zoom meeting will be open 15 minutes prior to start.

Food Drive
As we are unable to hold our regular food drive, we are encouraging monetary donations to St. Joseph’s Food Pantry. Please use the DONATE button at the top-right of their website:

Welcome to B’nai Israel

B‘nai Israel Synagogue in Grand Forks, North Dakota is a small but vibrant congregation that provides lifelong opportunities for spiritual growth and learning based on modern Jewish values.

Our members represent a variety of Jewish traditions and backgrounds, and come from Grand Forks, the Grand Forks Air Base, the University of North Dakota and surrounding communities.

Members of every Jewish denomination are welcome to attend our services, as are non-Jewish visitors. Please introduce yourself so we can answer any questions you may have. If you’d like to arrange a group visit, please contact us in advance at .

We are located at 601 Cottonwood St in Grand Forks, ND. (MAP)
Please see the Contact page for our mailing address.


Upcoming Events

  1. Fri 11

    Shabbat Virtual Service

    Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Sat 12

    Morning Coffee & Adult Ed

    Dec 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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What is Kosher?

What is Kosher?

An introduction to kosher, for everyone. Learn why people keep kosher, the basic rules, how to get started, or how to be thoughtful as a guest in a kosher home. A great intro for Jews and non-Jews alike – share with your curious coworker or family member.