Established in 1924, Beth Hillel Temple is the second oldest Reform congregation in Wisconsin. The synagogue is a National Historic Landmark, situated on Library Square near Kenosha’s lakefront.
We offer a full range of services, including Shabbat and holiday worship, religious and Hebrew schools, youth groups for grades 6-12, adult education, preschool programs, social action activities and social experiences.
The congregation has approximately 130 member units, and our vibrant Reform Jewish congregation is dedicated to the spiritual, educational and social needs of its diverse membership.
Rabbi: Dena A. Feingold, Rabbi@bethhillel.net
School Administrator: Todd Letven
President: Ben Goldstein
B’Nai Abraham, a Reform congregation, was originally founded in 1907 as an Orthodox synagogue. This intimate congregation of approximately 40 families serves the Beloit, Janesville, Edgerton, Whitewater, Delavan, Lake Geneva and Northern Illinois communities.
Shabbat services are held twice monthly. Services and celebrations focus on the family. This very active, small congregation opens its doors to any person and/or family wishing to worship, learn and socialize with us, even during the high holidays.
Rabbi Shlomo Wing
Congregation B’nai Israel is a reform congregation led by Religious Leader Lowell Louis. We offer twice-monthly services, a dynamic Sunday School, preparation for b’nai mitzvoth students and adult education.
While extending a sincere welcome to interfaith families and potential converts, we also maintain an active Jewish presence in area communities.
Our beautiful Holocaust Memorial Garden provides tours from April to October. To schedule tours call 920-235-4270.
Religious Leader: Lowell Louis
President: Barbara Kuhn
EMAIL: Congregation Bnai Israel@hotmail.com
We are a vibrant spiritual home and place of learning where all individuals can deepen their Jewish identity, engage with our community and give back to our world. In addition to our inspirational worship services in our beautiful building, we provide social activities, adult and family programming, and an outstanding religious school. We are a warm and caring community committed to social justice, learning and healing the world.
Rabbi: Marc E. Berkson
Rabbi-Director of Lifelong Learning: Toba Strauss Schaller
Cantor: David M. Barash
Executive Director: Andrew Appel
President: Michael Levin
CEEW, the Reform synagogue in Waukesha County, is growing, vibrant and egalitarian, welcoming Jewish and interfaith families, providing a K-Confirmation education and programs for all ages, beginning with preschool. We are dedicated to the spiritual, educational and social needs of our diverse membership in a warm environment. We blend a liberal interpretation of Judaism with tradition, resulting in a fulfilling connection to Jewish life and spirituality. Our intimate size allows clergy and congregants to know each other personally.
Spiritual Leader: Cantor Deborah Martin, SpiritualLeader@WaukeshaTemple.org
Education Director: Carrie Barbakoff
President: Ann Meyers
Member of the Union for Reform Judaism
As the largest congregation in Wisconsin, we provide programs, services, and pastoral care to meet the variety of needs of our congregants.
We blend a liberal interpretation of Judaism with tradition, resulting in a rich and fulfilling connection to Jewish life and spirituality.
Our Early Childhood program provides monthly opportunities for our young families, and our religious and Hebrew school offers hands-on Jewish education for students in K4-12th grade. We offer family programming, adult education classes, social and community building activities as well as many other engaging opportunities. We are proud to offer youth group programming for students in first through twelfth grade.
Our vibrant congregation is home to just under 1000 families and provides a warm, spiritual, and communal environment.
Primary Contact: Linda N. Holifield, Executive Director
Senior Rabbi: Noah Chertkoff
Assistant Rabbi: Jenn Mangold
Cantor: Karen Berman
Associate Rabbi, Director of Congregational Learning: Rachel Marks
Rabbi Emeritas: Ronald M. Shapiro
Director of Synagogue Relations: Abby Habush Schroeder
President: Beth Silver
Intimate. At Sinai, you’ll be noticed. People will greet you and want to hear your story. Every member of the community is valued and essential. The relationship between congregants, rabbi, cantor and staff is a sacred partnership based upon mutual respect, shared Jewish commitment, and ongoing Jewish growth.
Inclusive. We welcome you from wherever you’ve come. At Sinai, you’ll find people who were born Jewish, converted to Judaism or are in an interfaith relationship; multi-cultural, multi-racial, and multi-ethnic families; and LBGTQ individuals, couples and families. We meet you where you are.
Innovative. Sinai is on the forefront of innovative change. We foster a culture where innovative risk taking is encouraged. This ensures Sinai will be a place where Judaism’s most cherished values find a foothold in today’s world and add a sense of meaning and a sense of purpose to our lives.
Intentional. Sinai serves as a warm and welcoming gathering place, a place to worship, to be inspired through music, to be challenged by life’s essential questions and to seek answers through learning and a commitment to a just and better world.
Rabbi: David Cohen
Rabbi Emeritus: Jay R. Brickman
Cantor: Richard Newman
Director of Education: Brian Avner
Director of Administration: Karen Berk
Director of Engagement: Jen Friedman
President: Nick Padway
The Reform congregation serves Wausau, Stevens Point, Marshfield and the North Woods area. It operates a religious school that provides a full range of religious school programs and adult study sessions in its constituent communities.
Rabbi: E. Daniel Danson
Principal: Marsha Stella
President: Barbara Rothweiler
Temple Beth El represents the liberal tradition of Reform Judaism. The congregation offers Friday night and Saturday Sabbath services. The temple offers religious school on Sundays and Hebrew classes on Wednesdays. Temple Beth El sponsors a Sisterhood, a Men’s Club, adult education activities, a young adult (20s and 30s) group, the MATTY senior youth group, the MuTTY junior youth group, and many other activities for all ages.
Rabbi: Jonathan Biatch
Cantor: Sharon Brown-Levy
Executive Director: David Hoffert
Director of Lifelong Learning: Nicole Jahr
Director of Community Engagement: Aleeza Hoffert
Cantor Emerita: Deborah Martin