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Welcome to B'nai Zion Congregation

B'nai Zion is a Reform Jewish Congregation in Shreveport, Louisiana since 1861.
For more details about who we are, CLICK HERE.
For more details about our history, CLICK HERE

News at B'nai Zion

With the new surge in COVID-19 cases, B'nai Zion requires everyone in the building to wear a mask
and recommends that everyone be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Anyone who is not vaccinated is encouraged to attend services online to protect your health an the health of others.


CLICK HERE for the form to make a donation for a bookplate for the new Prayerbooks.

 

 CLICK HERE for Adult Education (Rabbi Jana's new and continuing classes.)

Shabbat at B'nai Zion

Shabbat Evening

6pm Friday

Shabbat Evening Service In-PersonYouTube

CLICK HERE for details


We are now using the 
Mishkan T'filah 
Prayerbook
CLICK HERE to read the Flipbook on CCAR page


SPECIAL FRIDAYS:


Simcha Shabbat
We honor and bless everyone with
Birthdays or Anniversaries that month

- First Friday of the month

Oneg Shabbat

7:30pm Friday

Visit on Zoom

CLICK HERE for details

Shabbat Morning
9:45am Torah Study
& 11am Service
Saturday

On Zoom with monthly In-Person option.

CLICK HERE for details


SPECIAL SATURDAYS:

9:45am Torah Study
In-Person and Zoom
and
11am Shabbat Morning Service
In-Person and Online
2nd Saturday
of the Month

KID-dush Shabbat

9-9:30am
2nd Saturday
of the Month

A family-friendly Shabbat experience
In-Person and Online

CLICK HERE for details

Upcoming Special Events at B'nai Zion

All Events
  • Wednesday ,
    JanJanuary  26 , 2022
     
     
    Hebrew from Day One

    Wednesday, Jan 26th 11:00a to 12:00p
    Rabbi Jana teaches the Hebrew Aleph Bet using the First Day of Creation from Genesis and the Decalogue in Exodus. Learn to read and write the Hebrew letters and gain insights about Hebrew grammar, vocabulary for Biblical, Prayerbook, and Modern Hebrew. All materials are available online at www.HebrewDoc.com, with new materials being posted for current students on the B'nai Zion website.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    JanJanuary  26 , 2022
     
     
    Understanding Judaism

    Wednesday, Jan 26th 12:00p to 1:00p
    Rabbi Jana will discuss a variety of topics to be able to understand Judaism whether you have always been Jewish, want to become Jewish, or are just curious about Judaism.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    JanJanuary  26 , 2022
     
     
    Jewish Way With Words

    Wednesday, Jan 26th 6:00p to 7:00p
    Rabbi Jana will help you learn about Jewish languages. Learn vocabulary and phrases in Jewish languages including: Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Jewish-Italian, and more. Rabbi Jana has a doctoral degree in Humanistic Studies specializing in Linguistics. Her dissertation was about the Jewish dialect of Rome, Italy. She plans to focus on a different Jewish language or dialect each week, explaining the background, words and phrases.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    JanJanuary  27 , 2022
     
     
    Hebrew from Day One

    Thursday, Jan 27th 6:00p to 7:00p
    Rabbi Jana teaches the Hebrew Aleph Bet using the First Day of Creation from Genesis and the Decalogue in Exodus. Learn to read and write the Hebrew letters and gain insights about Hebrew grammar, vocabulary for Biblical, Prayerbook, and Modern Hebrew. All materials are available online at www.HebrewDoc.com, with new materials being posted for current students on the B'nai Zion website.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    JanJanuary  27 , 2022
     
     
    Understanding Judaism

    Thursday, Jan 27th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Rabbi Jana will discuss a variety of topics to be able to understand Judaism whether you have always been Jewish, want to become Jewish, or are just curious about Judaism.

    MORE INFO

  • Friday ,
    JanJanuary  28 , 2022
     
     
    Shabbat Evening Service

    Friday, Jan 28th 6:00p to 7:00p
    Shabbat Evening Service led by Rabbi Jana & Adam Philley.

    MORE INFO

  • Friday ,
    JanJanuary  28 , 2022
     
     
    Oneg Shabbat on Zoom after Shabbat Evening Service

    Friday, Jan 28th 7:30p to 8:30p
    An opportunity to visit and say Motzi together after Shabbat evening service. We will try to do a Zoom Oneg Shabbat after the in person / YouTube-streamed service. Find the Zoom access on the Event page or the Zoom page.

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    JanJanuary  29 , 2022
     
     
    Zoom Torah Study & Shabbat Morning Service

    Shabbat, Jan 29th 9:45a to 12:00p
    Torah Study (9:45-11 AM) and Shabbat Morning Service (11AM-12 PM) Saturday. The Torah Study discusses the portion of the week. No text or prep required. Shabbat service begins around 11 AM, Prayerbook is on screen. Easy Zoom access from the website.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  2 , 2022
     
     
    Hebrew from Day One

    Wednesday, Feb 2nd 11:00a to 12:00p
    Rabbi Jana teaches the Hebrew Aleph Bet using the First Day of Creation from Genesis and the Decalogue in Exodus. Learn to read and write the Hebrew letters and gain insights about Hebrew grammar, vocabulary for Biblical, Prayerbook, and Modern Hebrew. All materials are available online at www.HebrewDoc.com, with new materials being posted for current students on the B'nai Zion website.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  2 , 2022
     
     
    Understanding Judaism

    Wednesday, Feb 2nd 12:00p to 1:00p
    Rabbi Jana will discuss a variety of topics to be able to understand Judaism whether you have always been Jewish, want to become Jewish, or are just curious about Judaism.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  2 , 2022
     
     
    Jewish Way With Words

    Wednesday, Feb 2nd 6:00p to 7:00p
    Rabbi Jana will help you learn about Jewish languages. Learn vocabulary and phrases in Jewish languages including: Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Jewish-Italian, and more. Rabbi Jana has a doctoral degree in Humanistic Studies specializing in Linguistics. Her dissertation was about the Jewish dialect of Rome, Italy. She plans to focus on a different Jewish language or dialect each week, explaining the background, words and phrases.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  2 , 2022
     
     
    2022 Van Thyn Memorial Lecture Zoom Webinar

    Wednesday, Feb 2nd 7:00p to 8:00p
    Historian Dr. Wendy Lower will deliver Centenary College’s 2022 Van Thyn Memorial Lecture. In her Van Thyn lecture, Lower will recreate the research journey leading to her acclaimed 2021 book "The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed." The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required at centenary.edu/vanthyn

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    FebFebruary  3 , 2022
     
     
    Hebrew from Day One

    Thursday, Feb 3rd 6:00p to 7:00p
    Rabbi Jana teaches the Hebrew Aleph Bet using the First Day of Creation from Genesis and the Decalogue in Exodus. Learn to read and write the Hebrew letters and gain insights about Hebrew grammar, vocabulary for Biblical, Prayerbook, and Modern Hebrew. All materials are available online at www.HebrewDoc.com, with new materials being posted for current students on the B'nai Zion website.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    FebFebruary  3 , 2022
     
     
    Understanding Judaism

    Thursday, Feb 3rd 7:00p to 8:00p
    Rabbi Jana will discuss a variety of topics to be able to understand Judaism whether you have always been Jewish, want to become Jewish, or are just curious about Judaism.

    MORE INFO

  • Friday ,
    FebFebruary  4 , 2022
     
     
    Simcha Shabbat in the Sanctuary at B'nai Zion and streamed on YouTube

    Friday, Feb 4th 6:00p to 7:00p
    Join us for Simcha Shabbat when we celebrate and honor everyone with birthdays or anniversaries this month. B'nai Zion requires everyone in the building to wear a mask and encourages everyone to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone who is not vaccinated is encouraged to attend services online . The service is also being streamed live on YouTube. We plan to have a Zoom Oneg Shabbat half an hour after the service ends.

    MORE INFO

  • Friday ,
    FebFebruary  4 , 2022
     
     
    Oneg Shabbat on Zoom after Shabbat Evening Service

    Friday, Feb 4th 7:30p to 8:30p
    An opportunity to visit and say Motzi together after Shabbat evening service. We will try to do a Zoom Oneg Shabbat after the in person / YouTube-streamed service. Find the Zoom access on the Event page or the Zoom page.

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    FebFebruary  5 , 2022
     
     
    Zoom Torah Study & Shabbat Morning Service

    Shabbat, Feb 5th 9:45a to 12:00p
    Torah Study (9:45-11 AM) and Shabbat Morning Service (11AM-12 PM) Saturday. The Torah Study discusses the portion of the week. No text or prep required. Shabbat service begins around 11 AM, Prayerbook is on screen. Easy Zoom access from the website.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  9 , 2022
     
     
    Hebrew from Day One

    Wednesday, Feb 9th 11:00a to 12:00p
    Rabbi Jana teaches the Hebrew Aleph Bet using the First Day of Creation from Genesis and the Decalogue in Exodus. Learn to read and write the Hebrew letters and gain insights about Hebrew grammar, vocabulary for Biblical, Prayerbook, and Modern Hebrew. All materials are available online at www.HebrewDoc.com, with new materials being posted for current students on the B'nai Zion website.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  9 , 2022
     
     
    Understanding Judaism

    Wednesday, Feb 9th 12:00p to 1:00p
    Rabbi Jana will discuss a variety of topics to be able to understand Judaism whether you have always been Jewish, want to become Jewish, or are just curious about Judaism.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  9 , 2022
     
     
    Jewish Way With Words

    Wednesday, Feb 9th 6:00p to 7:00p
    Rabbi Jana will help you learn about Jewish languages. Learn vocabulary and phrases in Jewish languages including: Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Jewish-Italian, and more. Rabbi Jana has a doctoral degree in Humanistic Studies specializing in Linguistics. Her dissertation was about the Jewish dialect of Rome, Italy. She plans to focus on a different Jewish language or dialect each week, explaining the background, words and phrases.

    MORE INFO

 

Mon, January 24 2022 22 Sh'vat 5782