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.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Friday, May 26, 2017
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

From the Rabbi's Desk

May 12, 2017

Jewish tradition teaches us about the notion of Derech Eretz, which is usually translated as “the way of the world”.  However, much more than that, Derech Eretz is the code of proper behavior that binds us to each other as human beings and as Jews.  Derech Eretz is traditionally seen as even more important than Torah. Even before we live our lives in accordance with mitzvot, we must live with Derech Eretz.
Helping our children to learn to live with common decency and appropriate behavior is one of the most challenging parts of...

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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