• Congregation Beth Israel

    • Our synagogue follows the Reform movement of Judaism and our practices are steeped in nearly 150 years of Jewish history in our town. Beth Israel is directed by an unwavering commitment to tikkun olam, which is the Hebrew phrase for "perfecting the world."

    • Bar/Bat Mitzvah Training:

    • Get your child prepared for one of the biggest rites of passage with Congregation Beth Israel's personalized Bar/Bat Mitzvah training class.

    • High Holiday Services

    • Congregation Beth Israel provides members and guests with a menu of High Holiday prayer services, including: Rosh Hashana, Kol Nidre, Yom Kippur and Yizkor. Our services are led by Rabbi Goldstein and supported by our synagogue choir.

Our Mission

Our Goal
  • Our Goal

  • "Our goal is to maintain and strengthen Congregation Beth Israel's footprint within Meridian, and the state of Mississippi. We will always strive to expand on the almost 150-year Jewish history in this city and to continue our contributions to civic, economic, philanthropic, and community social life of Meridian. "

Strengthening Our City
  • Strengthening Our City

  • At Congregation Beth Israel, we pride ourselves on being Meridian, Mississippi's first and only Synagogue.

  • Lifelong Learning

  • Shabbat Services & Torah Reading: With Rabbi Goldstein our 5:30 P.M. Shabbat kicks off with a wine and cheese social followed by the 6:00 P.M. service, which includes that week's Torah portion.

Family Growth Services
  • Family Growth Services

  • We seek Jewish families who intend to relocate and contribute positively to Meridian for a minimum of five years.