Community Events

As a Reform Jewish congregation, Bet Shalom is part of a dynamic and healthy Jewish community within the Twin Cities.
Our members are engaged in this community, making an impact all across Minnesota.

Summer 2021

Renewal, Resilience, Hope: Jewish Responses
Summertime Jewish Learning across the Twin Cities

June 15 – August 10

To learn more and participate via Zoom, CLICK HERE

As a community, we have a rich tradition that can help us navigate troubling times – from personal hardships, to communal tragedy, to global calamity. This summer, nine members of our local clergy, through texts ancient and modern, will explore some of these responses.

All classes are FREE and open to anyone. Drop in for one session or come to all of them! No registration required.

Unfolding Israel via Sabra
Unfolding Israel via Sabra

October 18 – 28, 2021

To learn more and book the tour, CLICK HERE 

Join the Minneapolis Jewish Federation for an unrivaled, immersive adventure on the Israeli Culinary Innovation and Values Trip led by Zehorit Heilicher. Meet Israeli cooks in their own homes as well as innovative Israeli chefs. Savor flavorful food at restaurants, colorful street food vendors, lively markets, quality wineries, inventive cheese makers, boutique farms, and even ancient olive presses. Participate in hands-on culinary experiences in kitchens and homes. Meet and converse with key players of Israel’s dynamic food scene in intimate settings. Sample the best of Israel’s constantly evolving, rich and delicious culinary landscape.

Highlights include

  • Visit from the Spice Master – Lior Lev Serkarz
  • Trips loaded with Israeli culture
  • Opportunities to meet real Israelis in their homes
  • Focus on supporting Israeli entrepreneurship
  • New sensations for your tastebuds