Congregation Beth Israel
CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL 160TH ANNIVERSARY: BE A BLESSING
Congregation Beth Israel – Houston, the first Jewish Temple and largest Jewish congregation in Texas, celebrated its 160th anniversary in 2014. In recognition of this significant milestone, Congregation Beth Israel’s 1,600 member families were invited to participate in the creation of The People’s Torah, a project to fulfill God’s 613th commandment that every Jew should write a Torah in his/her lifetime. Additionally, the year-long commemoration provided an opportunity to engage members in various event/activities to ensure a sustained, vibrant future for the Temple.