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Thank you for visiting our website.  Founded in 1866, Congregation B’nai Israel is the home for Reform Judaism in Central Arkansas.  We embrace diversity and exhibit inclusiveness in our actions as well as our words.  We have a volunteer based ritual music program that is truly exceptional.  Our Lifelong Learning program affords congregants of all ages with multiple opportunities for education and exposure to Judaism and its teachings.  Our enthusiastic professionals work closely with our dedicated corps of volunteers who constantly give of themselves for the benefit of our congregation, our congregants, and the community at large.  Please join us at Temple and worship, sing, learn, celebrate and experience together with us.

Mission Statement

Congregation B’nai Israel embraces a lifelong understanding and pursuit of Jewish identity, commitment, and values. Our congregation strives to instill knowledge of and pride in Jewish heritage including Torah, tefilah and mitzvot, leading to activate participation in Jewish life.