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TEST – Virtual BZBI Page

To view new Shabbat learning videos, please visit the Shofar blog by clicking here.

All Shabbat learning will now be uploaded to the blog.











Click here to register for the following events
Re-register as often as needed

  • Twice Daily Weekday Minyan which follows the schedule below:

  • Multi-Access Kabbalat Shabbat – Friday, 5:30 PM (time and in-person location may vary)
  • Multi-Access Shabbat and Kiddush – Saturday, 9:30 AM (in-person in the Goldberg Sanctuary and on Zoom)
  • Torah Study with Rabbi Mort Levine – Monday, 8:15 AM
  • Mindful Minyan – Wednesday, 8:30 PM and Friday, 7:45 AM

BZBI has a WhatsApp group to alert the congregation when a minyan is needed, especially when someone needs to recite Kaddish. To join the group, Contact Us.

2. BZBI Classes and Discussions

The schedule of classes and discussions for Fall will begin the week of October 18, 2021. Offerings will include:

3. BZBI Early Childhood and Youth & Family Events

For these events, request access by contacting us.

  • Tot Shabbat, Saturdays, 11:15 AM
  • Tot Shabbat in the Park, Saturday afternoons in the summer
  • Moving Traditions Teen Group (Rosh Hodesh for girls and Shevet for boys)
  • City-wide Tzelem group for LGBTQ/trans and gender non-conforming Jewish teens


Permission to record
BZBI records all adult events and often makes them available for viewing by members and non-members.  By participating in our events, you consent to having your image recorded. Events involving children may be recorded but are not shared except with permission of parent or guardian.

Consent to email
BZBI keeps records of the names and email addresses of those who register for our Zoom events, and we may add you to our mailing list as a result.  You are welcome to tell us that you do not want to receive emails from us by writing to or calling the Temple office at 215-735-5148.  You can also click the unsubscribe button at the bottom of every email we send.

Inclusion Statement
BZBI welcomes the entire spectrum of Center City’s Jewish community: people of all ages, races, ethnicities, and abilities; interfaith families; people who are single and partnered. People of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We are committed to disability justice and universal accessibility. We will do our best to provide accommodation. To request assistance in breaking down barriers to joining our community, please call us at 215-735-5148 or email us.