Congregation Beth Israel (Bellingham, Washington)

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Beth Israel
Basic information
Location 2200 Broadway,
Bellingham, Washington,
United States
Geographic coordinates 48°45′45″N 122°29′02″W / 48.762478°N 122.483831°W / 48.762478; -122.483831Coordinates: 48°45′45″N 122°29′02″W / 48.762478°N 122.483831°W / 48.762478; -122.483831
Affiliation Reform Judaism
Status Active
Leadership Rabbi: Joshua Samuels[1]
Website www.bethisraelbellingham.org

Congregation Beth Israel (Hebrew: בית ישראל‎‎) is a Reform synagogue located at 2200 Broadway in Bellingham, Washington. Formally established in 1908, the congregation consisted mostly of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania. Originally Orthodox, it became more liberal following World War II, and in 1987 joined the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.[2]

As of July 2012, the rabbi has been Joshua Samuels.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Synagogue website. Accessed January 20, 2010.
  2. ^ About Us, Synagogue website. Accessed January 20, 2010.