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

Sunday, July 3, 2016
Friday, July 8, 2016
Monday, July 11, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

From the Rabbi's Desk

June 24, 2016
I am positively certain that Rabbi Benjamin Blech is totally unaware of Halpern’s Rules . . . or of Halpern, either, for that matter. However, he recently wrote about the massacre in Orlando. “The Orlando Massacre: A Hate Crime against Man and God” focuses Halpern’s Rule #19 in a different and quite interesting direction.
For those who have forgotten, Rule #19 states, “There are no coincidences”.
Rabbi Blech points out that while the day of the massacre was just a normal Sunday that was turned into something...

Newsletter Signup

Complete the form below and we will add you to our e-newsletter mailing list:

* indicates required


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.

    June 24   Shabbark
    July 8
    July 22
    August 26
    September 23
    October 14
    October 28
    November 11
    November 25, day after Thanksgiving
    December 9
    December 23