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Welcome to Congregation Beth Shalom -- Oak Park, MI

Our Mission

To celebrate Jewish life as an inclusive and intimate community through learning, prayer, shared experiences, and social action within the framework of Conservative Judaism.

High Holiday Insights from Rabbi Gamer

Teshuvah, Tefillah, Tzedakah - Oh My!;  Wear a Mask, Wash Hands, Social Distance - Oh My!

"It's not my Problem", a story told by       Rabbi Gamer

Daily Bulletin


Yachad Religious School Registration Form 

Welcome to Beth Shalom's Community Beyond Walls
Stay Connected!

  • Zoom links below are not "hot".  Member Zoom links have been sent separately by email. Be sure to check junk, SPAM and advertising/promotions folders for these. If you have not received the emails, please contact the synagogue office. Non-members should contact the synagogue office regarding participation. Or, join us on Livestream.

Click here to hear Beth Rodgers information on upcoming events


     Sukkot Services and Programs                                               Schedule

    Erev Sukkot, Friday, October 2, 2020                                                            5:00 P.M. Zoom                                                                                            Evening Service

    Sukkot Day 1, Saturday, October 3, 2020                                                      9:30 - 11:00 A.M.  Live Stream & Zoom                                                        Service with Rabbi Gamer, Cantor Sam, and Howard Marcus

   Sukkot Day 2, Sunday, October 4, 2020  10:00 - 11:00 A.M. Zoom               Tot Program with Beth and David Rodgers                                                    9:30 - 11:00 A.M.   Live Stream & Zoom                                                      Morning Service with Rabbi Gamer, Cantor Sam and Howard Marcus         11:15 A.M. - Noon  Parking Lot                                                                    Hallel and Hoshanot  (Lulav and Etrog parade) Weather Permitting 

   Chol HaMoed Sukkot, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:30 - 6:30 P.M.                 Parking Lot                                                                                                  Contact-free Parking Lot Drive-Through for Goody Bag, and                     Greetings from the Board and Clergy

  • Trivia Night, Chanu-Con & Cafe Shalom will have a different look. Information is on our Events tab.
  • Shabbat Morning of Prayer Torah &  more led by Rabbi Gamer, Cantor Sam & Howard Marcus begins at 9:30 AM on Livestream or copy/paste the url
  • Join our online Community for weekday Minyan and classes:
    Morning Shacharit, Sun. 9 AM; Mon.-Fri. 8 AM.
    Evening Minyan, Sun.-Thurs., and Kabbalat Shabbat, Fri., 7 PM.
    Times for classes & study sessions are listed under the "Online" tab above.
  • Information and links to local resources offered through JFMD and JFS are posted on our COVID-19 resource page under the "Online" tab above.
  • Virtual Trivia Night - Saturday, November 7 from 7-10 P.M. $10.00 per household. All tickets must be purchased in advance.  Gift cards will be awarded for at least the top two winning homes! Click here to register.
  • Shopping online? Please consider supporting the synagogue through Amazon Smile. Simply start your shopping at, go to your account settings and select Congregation Beth Shalom Oak Park as your charity. Or, click or copy/paste this link to get started.
  • During regular office hours, we will respond to your emails and phone calls as promptly as possible. Thank you for your patience. Email updates will continue as changes are considered. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to call or email us. As always, Rabbi Gamer, Rabbi Nelson and Cantor Sam are available on their cellular phones or by email. Cancellation details here. 
  • To join our email list, please send a message to
  • Postponed - Israeli Art Show and Sale by  Safrai Gallery of Jerusalem Stay tuned for more information. You can support this fundraiser by visiting the show and purchasing a unique work of art.
  • Make a donation or tribute through the "Donate" tab above. Members may log in or choose the visitor option and select a fund. 
  • Our Shabbat & Holiday services are live streamed. Please join us at
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Note from our Board President

On behalf of the entire board of Congregation Beth Shalom, I would like to thank EVERYONE who has contributed to our bottle & can drive. Your kindness and generosity cannot be measured in mere words alone. We at CBS truly appreciate the overwhelming response and wonderful outpouring of positivity not only from our members, but from the ENTIRE community. Continue to stay safe and be well!

Due to the overwhelming response we are still accepting bottles through Friday, June 26.

-Bryan M. Beckerman

With love from your Beth Shalom Family!

Our new sign for Beth Shalom

Do you want to see your name in lights?

For $18 you can! What a great way to honor a special occasion. 

Contact the CBS office (248-547-7970 or 


Sat, September 26 2020 8 Tishrei 5781