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Congregation B'nai Israel

154 Years of Consecrated Service to God, Torah and Israel.

6525 Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania, Ohio 43560
Phone: (419) 517-8400

Life Cycle Events

These links take you to information about Jewish rituals relating to major life cycle events.

Contact Cantor Lichterman for more information.


Jewish customs and rituals relating to birth and the first month of life  Cantor Lichterman is an experienced Mohel. Contact him to schedule a brit milah.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Congregation B’nai Israel’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah Resources

Bar/Bat Mitzvah (Rabbi Scheinerman’s Web Page)

If you are attending a Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Temple B’nai Israel and will be honored by receiving an aliyah, click here for the Torah Blessings preceding the reading of the Torah and for the blessings following the reading of the Torah.

Conversion to Judaism

The Conversion to Judaism Resource Center


Explanation of Jewish Wedding ceremonies


Jewish law and custom surrounding death, funerals and mourning

Daily Service Schedule

Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Minyan is at at 9:30 a.m.when Religious School is in session.

Visitors and guests are welcome to attend Saturday morning services with prior notice. It is mandatory that you call the office as least 24 hours in advance so that we know to expect you. Plan to arrive at 10:00 a.m.

If you are looking for a weekday minyan to attend, please call our office.
Office : (419)517-8400