Beth Israel Synagogue (Roanoke, Virginia)

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Beth Israel
Beth Israel Synagogue (Roanoke, Virginia).jpg
Main portal off Franklin Road
Basic information
Location 920 Franklin Road,
Roanoke, Virginia,
 United States
Geographic coordinates 37°15′53″N 79°56′45″W / 37.264755°N 79.945935°W / 37.264755; -79.945935Coordinates: 37°15′53″N 79°56′45″W / 37.264755°N 79.945935°W / 37.264755; -79.945935
Affiliation Conservative Judaism
Country United States of America
Status Active
Leadership Rabbi: Fabian Werbin[1]

Beth Israel Synagogue (Hebrew: בית ישראל‎‎) is a Conservative synagogue located at 920 Franklin Road in Roanoke, Virginia. The synagogue was founded in 1900, and as of 2009, it had a membership of approximately 160 families and individuals.[1]

In 2007 the synagogue completed an expansion and renovation of its building, carefully planned so that the original facade, part of Roanoke's Old Southwest historic district, was unaltered.[2] Fabian Werbin joined as rabbi in 2008.[1]


  • Beth Israel Synagogue: 100th Anniversary 1902-2002, Published by Beth Israel Synagogue, (Roanoke, Va.,) 2001