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Tuesday 4-6 p.m.

Sunday 9a-12p

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Congregation B'nai Israel
3830 NW 16 Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32605

Regular Office Hours
M-Th, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Welcome to Congregation B'nai Israel, where we have been creating community in Gainesville for over 85 years!

Our diverse and progressive congregation aims to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere where authentic Judaism may be practiced and where innovation, creativity and originality are encouraged. We are proud to be a part of the Conservative/ Masorti Movement.

We strive to enrich our community through education, opportunities for prayer and spiritual growth and acts of loving-kindness.

We offer something for everyone and we invite you to come home to B'nai Israel!


5775 High Holiday Schedule

Saturday, September 20       Selichot                11:30 a.m.

Sunday, September 21          Memorial Service at Cemetery    9:00a.m.

Wednesday, September 24   Erev Rosh Hashanah       8:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 25   Rosh Hashanah I             8:00 a.m.

                                          Tashlich                           6:15 p.m.

                                          Minhah-Maariv                 7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 26        Rosh Hashanah II            8:00 a.m.

                                          Minhah-Maariv                 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 3               Kol Nidre                          6:15 p.m.

Saturday, October 4          Yom Kippur Service          8:00 a.m.

                                          Minhah                            5:15 p.m.

                                          Neilah                             6:45 p.m.