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Bet Chaverim Religious School is pleased to welcome Rabbi Faith Cantor as the New Educational Director. See the recent article in the Jewish Times:



Registration is now open for Bet Chaverim Religious School (BCRS) for 2018-2019. There is a $50 savings per student for all registrations and deposits received before July 1, 2018. See for details.

Bet Chaverim Overview
Howard County’s newest congregation is modern, member-driven, and inclusive, with roots in Conservative practice and a warm appreciation for the diversity of today’s Jewish community. 
Bet Chaverim is led by Rabbi Morris Zimbalist (913-617-8722 or Services are held every weekend (2 Friday night services and 2 Saturday morning services per month), on the High Holidays, and major Jewish festivals. Life cycle events are supported and recognized. Visit our Calendar page and click on specific events for more detailed information.  
This is a highly interactive congregation.  We enjoy sharing Shabbat dinners  and desserts socials monthly in members' homes.  We also have frequent events planned by our active Social Committee.  We are genuinely interested in welcoming new members to our congenial group.
For more information on joining Bet Chaverim as a member, please read the Membership page or contact Heather Zimmerman, Membership Chair at or 410-480-8361 .
If you are not currently on our mailing list, but would like to receive copies of our Chai Lights newsletter, please submit a request under "Contact Bet Chaverim" (bottom right corner) or email Communications at or by phone at 410-499-5865.
Bet Chaverim
Mission Statement

Bet Chaverim congregation provides a warm, inclusive Jewish experience that inspires and motivates all members to participate and fulfill their religious and spiritual needs within a modern, Conservative-style framework.  Member-driven and committed to participatory Judaism in our services, structure, and decision-making, we also play an active role in the local Jewish community.


Bet Chaverim Congregation  ♦   P.O.Box 2428  ♦  Ellicott City, MD 21041 410-834-5583
Thu, June 21 2018 8 Tammuz 5778