8x8 RegRed Blank Brick 02 14 12 copyThe Legacy Path to the Future Campaign has raised $66,700 from donors who have given bricks in honor of or in memory of loved ones. There is still time to donate $500 for a 8"x8" brick or $250 for a 4"x8" brick, but no additional brick donation orders will be accepted after July 1, 2017.

To purchase a brick online, click here. If you have questions regarding the Legacy Path to the Future Campaign, contact Katie Edelstein at fundraising@bethisraelbellingham.org or the Beth Israel office at (360) 733-8890.

Dec. 6-10, 2017 in Boston, Mass.

The URJ Biennial is where Reform congregational leaders gather to learn, pray, share ideas, hear from inspiring guest speakers, and network. This year it will bring together 5,000 Reform Jews to strengthen congregational life, celebrate with friends, and explore the most pressing issues of the day.
This year's Biennial is in Boston, Mass., and is shaping up to one of the best ever! Where else can you hear from the winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Literature (Eisendrath Award Honoree David Grossman), the James Beard Award winner for best chef in America (Shabbat luncheon speaker Michael Solomonov), enjoy the best in contemporary Jewish music, and learn from the most outstanding teachers in Jewish life?
Registration is now open! Go to www.urj.org/biennial to learn more.
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Board Information

June 13, 2017 Board Agenda

The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors will meet next at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 751 San Juan Blvd. The Executive Committee sets the agenda for regular Board of Director's meetings. The next regular Board Meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 751 San Juan Blvd

Please direct any suggested topics for board meetings to Executive Committee members: President Dan Ohms, Vice Presidents Steve Garfinkle and Katie Edelstein, Treasurer Terri Weiner, Secretary Paul Blum, and Rabbi Joshua Samuels, ex-officio.

Upcoming Events


06.30.2017 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


07.01.2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am


07.07.2017 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm


07.08.2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am


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