Kol Zimra Shabbat  on Saturday, March 28 at 10:00 a.m. A special musical Shabbat featuring Kol Zimra, Beth-El Zedeck’s adult choir led by Cantorial Associate Melissa Cohen, and guest musicians. Kol Zimra will engage us in melodious prayer with both familiar and new melodies sure to enrich your Shabbat experience. Yom HaShoah Commemoration on Friday, April 17 at 6:00 p.m. Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israel Shabbat on Friday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m.  Read More →

Friday, April 17 at 6:00 p.m. Join Rabbi Hal and song leader Juliette Nehring as we celebrate the end of Passover with pizza, story and song! Family and friends are invited to join us for a special Friday evening Family Shabbat celebration designed to be enjoyed by all families. A family pizza buffet will follow for $8.00/adult and $4.50/child. Reservations are required. For more information, please contact George Kelley (gkelley {at} bez613(.)org var mailNode = document.getElementById('emob-txryyrl@orm613.bet-40'); var linkNode = document.createElement('a'); ... [Read more]

First Seder Shabbat Service Friday, April 3 at 5:45 p.m. (Note the special time.) In lieu of regular Shabbat evening services, there will be a special, 30-minute service to celebrate the beginning of Pesach. Pesach Shabbat and Festival Service Saturday, April 4 at 10:00 a.m. Pesach Festival and Yizkor Service Friday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m.  Read More →

Thursday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. You are invited to witness the unfolding of a historic moment in Indianapolis: The first women rabbis from each of the four movements in American Judaism will join together at Beth-El Zedeck to tell their stories. Rabbi Sally Priesand, Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Rabbi Amy Eilberg, and Rabba Sara Hurwitz are The Four Firsts – courageous women who followed their dreams and made history. They will share their inspiring narratives and experiences in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Gary Zola, Director of the American Jewish Archives. You... [Read more]

Writing Ourselves Into Torah celebrates Beth-El’s 100th anniversary. This project is an opportunity to fulfill a mitzvah and, at the same time, to be part of creating something that will be used in the synagogue for years to come. This Torah we write will be used at the High Holy Days, B’nai Mitzvah, Shabbat and festival services and any time the Torah is read. Underwriting a portion of the Torah benefits the congregation’s Foundation, which has supported many projects and given over $2 million to the congregation since its creation in 1983. For more... [Read more]