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Welcome to the St.Catharines Jewish Community and Congregation B’nai Israel

We are a diverse community which respects the wisdom of its elders and embraces the family and children. With programs for youth, young adults, families and the elderly there is something for everyone!

High Holidays 2014

For this year’s seat purchase policy please click here.
Service times can also be found in the monthly calendar.

Rosh Hashanah

September 24 – Erev Rosh Hashanah
September 25 – Service at 9:00 am with Kiddush to follow
September 26 – Service at 9:00 am with Kiddush to follow

Shabbat Teshuvah

September 27 – Service at 9:30am with Kiddush to follow

Yom Kippur

October 3 – Mincha at 6:15pm, Kol Nidre at 6:45pm
October 4 – Service at 8:30am, Mincha at 5:00pm with Break Fast at 7:30pm


October 8 – Service at 8:00am with Kiddush to follow
October 11 – Shabbat Chol Ha’moed Sukkot – Service at 9:30am with Kiddush to follow in the Sukkah

Shemini Atzeret

October 16 – Yizkor at 8:00am

Simchat Torah

October 16 – Service at 7:30pm with refreshments for kids and coffee for adults to follow

Check back here for updates on our upcoming events!


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See the article about us in this month’s CJN! Click here!

Fresh and local Montreal-style bagels and challahs are available on special order from The Bagel Oven!

(All items are baked under the careful supervision of Congregation B’nai Israel’s (CBI) mashgiach in the CBI kitchen.)

Visit The Bagel Oven page to place your order!


Israeli Dancing classes!

Classes will resume in September – every other Monday night at 5:30pm.

Classes are $5 a class and are drop-in, so come join us!

Want to practice at home? You can find the music here.