Welcome to Congregation Beth Shalom

Congregation Beth Shalom is an intimate, evolving, intergenerational congregation, located in Central Indiana. We were founded in 2010 with the goal of providing a small, warm community in which members are made to feel welcome and comfortable.

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From the Rabbi's Desk

January 30, 2017

One of the first plagues God visited on the Egyptians was the plague of frogs. In our imaginations we visualize thousands, maybe even millions, of frogs exiting the Nile and swarming over the land. Certainly that is the image portrayed by C.B. DeMille, who filmed it as it actually happened.
It is surprising, therefore, to read the commentator Rashi’s statement that there was, in fact, only one frog to begin with. Rabbi Ozer Alport explains Rashi’s statement.  Evidently, the Egyptians did not like the frog, and they hit it in...

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Erev Shabbat Services

All Erev Shabbat Services are at held University High School, in the West Building. Services are on the 2nd and 4th Friday evening of each month at 6:30pm, and led by Rabbi Halpern. Childcare is provided.

Please view our calendar for details on our next Erev Shabbat Service.

High Holidays

Our High Holidays services are also held at University High school.  View our schedule of services on our calendar.


  • Are you willing to sponsor an Oneg?
    CBS is looking for hosts for the following dates.  This involves arriving early on that evening (6 pm) and providing goodies (store brought and/or homemade).  Sponsor one on your own, or with someone else.  Contact Diane Graul at dwgraul@gmail.com for more information.

    Feb 10
    March 10
    April 14
    April 28
    May 12