Important Notice

To protect the health of our community, and to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus, all services will be held online until further notice. 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 ndbnaiisrael@gmail.com .

Virtual Services
April 23-24
May 14-15
 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.

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 ndbnaiisrael@gmail.com .

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

EventsList

Upcoming Events

  1. Fri 23

    Shabbat Virtual Service

    Shabbat services and classes will continue
    Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Sat 24

    Coffee Time and Adult Education via Zoom

    Saturday morning “Coffee Hour” begins at
    Apr 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Fri 14

    Shabbat Virtual Service

    Shabbat services and classes will continue
    May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Sat 15

    Coffee Time and Adult Education via Zoom

    Saturday morning “Coffee Hour” begins at
    May 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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April 11, 2021, marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of Adolf Eichmann’s trial, which coincided with the young Jewish state’s bat/bar mitzvah year of independence. These two events represent a microcosm of modern Jewish history.