Congregation B'nai Israel

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SpecialEventsWelcome to Congregation B'nai Israel in Galveston, Texas

B'nai Israel is an inclusive Jewish community. We are a center for Jewish life that embraces a diversity of religious and cultural traditions.

At B'nai Israel we celebrate all life cycle events and all Jewish Holidays.

Every Shabbat, led by our Rabbi,  Rabbi Jimmy Kessler,  is a holy, warm, family affair.  Please join us.  You will be most welcome.


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Photo Gallery

gallery Take a look at different events, occasions, and ‘happenings’ here at our synagogue. Our Mitzvah Day celebrations, Tikkun Olam, simchas and special occasions!

Social Action



Our community is actively involved with coordinating the efforts of the congregation’s activities, fulfilling the mitzvah of tikkun olam, repairing the world.

Israel Education & Advocacy

IsraelWe maintain an advocacy group to educate the community on Israel and to help create a bond between us and citizens of Israel.

Youth Groups

YouthCombined social, educational, religious and social action programs to create opportunities for the synagogue’s children to create lasting friendships.

Our Blog

OurBlog Read about our community, e-learning, and words from our Rabbi. Interactive commentary that lets you read and be part of a discussion.


NewsletterRead more about what's going on in our synagogue and community. Read about us... upcoming events and this weeks happenings.

Upcoming Events


18:00 25.04.2014 - 19:00 25.04.2014
Kabbalat Shabbat


26.04.2014 10:00 - 11:00
Shabbat Study


27.04.2014 10:00 - 12:00
Religious School


28.04.2014 17:30 - 18:30
Temple Board Meeting


18:00 02.05.2014 - 19:00 02.05.2014
Kabbalat Shabbat