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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!


Check back here for updates on our upcoming events!


We have started Israeli Dancing classes!

Our next classes will be:
Monday, Feb 3rd, 6pm-7pm
Monday, Feb 17th, 6pm-7pm

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

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



To Dr. Fanny Dolansky:

B’nai Israel’s member Dr. Fanny Dolansky is the 2014 recipient of the Barbara McManus award for best published article on women’s or gender studies in antiquity for her study titled “Playing with Gender: Girls, Dolls, and Adult Ideals in the Roman World” in the journal Classical Antiquity 31.2 (2012): 256-292.

To learn more click here