Austin Area Congregations

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REFORM

Congregation Beth Israel (CBI)
Reform

3901 Shoal Creek Blvd.

(512) 454-6806 • Fax: (512) 454-9493

office@bethisrael.org
bethisrael.org
Rabbi Steven Folberg
Associate Rabbi Kelly Levy

Executive Director: Jennifer Smith

Director of Youth Education and Engagement: Carly Cera

Cantorial Soloist: Sarah Avner

Director of Community Engagement: Harold Wilensky

President: Benjamin Jansen
 
Shabbat services:  Erev Shabbat Services, every Friday 7:30 p.m. First Friday of every month,
6 p.m. Family Service and 6:30 p.m. Community Dinner

Shabbat Morning Service – 10:30 a.m. Saturday Tot Shabbat 9:30 a.m. second & fourth Saturday (Aug – May)
Meditation service 5:45 p.m  Wednesday
Torah Study  9:15-10:15 a.m. Saturday
Religious School 9- 11 a.m. Sunday
Post Bnei Mitzvah Education 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Sunday
Hebrew School 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday

Temple Beth Shalom (TBS)
Reform
Dell Jewish Community Campus, 7300 Hart Lane, Austin 78731
(512) 735-8900 • Fax: (512)735-8901
admin@bethshalomaustin.org
bethshalomaustin.org
Rabbi Alan Freedman, rabbifreedman@bethshalomaustin.org
Rabbi: Amy Berenson Cohen
Cantor: Abby Gostein
Director, Religious & Hebrew School: Jordan Magidson. Director of B’nai Mitzvah Studies: Kelly Finkel 
President: Seth Winick
Shabbat services: 7 p.m. Fri. and 10:30 a.m. Sat.; Tot Shabbat, 5:30 p.m. first Fri.; Oneg precedes each service at 6:30 p.m.
Torah study: 9 a.m. Sat.
Religious School: Sundays, morning and afternoon sessions
Hebrew School: 4:30-6 p.m. Wed.


Congregation Shir Ami (CSA)
Reform
3315 El Salido Parkway at Live Oak UU, Cedar Park
Mail: P.O. Box 3716, Cedar Park, 78630-3716
512-843-3539
congregation@shir-ami.com
www.shir-ami.net
Rabbi Rebecca Reice and Director of Education
President: Sid Sokol
Shabbat services: 7:30 p.m. 1st Fri., followed by Oneg; 7:30 p.m. 3rd Fri. (lay-led); Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Study by announcement.
Religious School: Sunday classes for ages 6-13 from 9-11:00 a.m. and Wednesday classes for ages 9-13 from 5-7:00 p.m.
For Information: congregation@shir-ami.com

Unless otherwise indicated, all services/activities are held at Congregation Shir Ami, 3315 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park, TX.  To register for High Holy Day services, please call us at (512) 843-3539, email us at congregation@shir-ami.net or visit our website at shir-ami.net/worship/high-holy-days to print out the registration form and mail it in.  All are welcome to join us!

 

Texas Hillel (TH)
Student organization at UT
Topfer Center for Jewish Life
Abe and Annie Seibel Building
2105 San Antonio St.
(512) 476-0125 • Fax: 476-0128
info@texashillel.org
texashillel.org

Executive Director: Maiya Chard Yaron
Shabbat services: Fri. at 6 p.m. for Reform and Conservative; for Orthodox, call for time

Texas A&M Hillel
Rabbi Daniel Aronson rabbidan@tamuhillel.org
Risa Bierman risa@tamuhillel.org.  


CONSERVATIVE 

Congregation Agudas Achim (CAA)
Conservative

Dell Jewish Community Campus, 7300 Hart Lane, Austin 78731 
735-8400 • Fax: 735-8401
theaustinsynagogue.org/
Facebook: Congregation Agudas Achim - ATX Rabbi Neil Blumofe
Assistant Rabbi Gail Swedroe 
Director of Congregation Learning, Dr. Harvey Raben
President, Greg Yamin
Shabbat services: 6 PM Friday (later in Summer months), 8:30 a.m. Saturday (P’sukei d’Zimrah) and 9:45 a.m. Saturday. (Shacharit Service) and Kiddush luncheon.
Daily egalitarian minyan: 9 a.m. Sunday; 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; and 7 a.m. Friday; study, coffee and bagel nosh follow Friday morning minyan.
Mincha or Ma’ariv: 6 p.m. Monday – Thursday Children services: 11 a.m. Saturday Tot Shabbat for families with children 4 & under and Torah Tisch for families with children ages 5–11.
Shabbat Limud (Torah study): 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
Religious School (CAARS): By grade at 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and/or 9 AM to 12:30 p.m. Sunday.


Congregation Beth El (CBE)
Traditional Conservative
8902 Mesa Drive
(512) 636-2228 
bethelaustin@yahoo.com
bethelaustin.org
Spiritual Leader: Cantor Yitzhak Ben-Moshe

President: Kevin Koeller • (512) 231-0266
Shabbat services: 7 p.m. Fri., 9 AM Sat. (second and fourth Saturdays) and on Jewish Holidays;
Children's services at 10 a.m.Saturday (when services held that day)

Adult education classes: Check website www.bethelaustin.org
Hebrew school classes: Sunday mornings


ORTHODOX

Chabad Center for Jewish Living
Chabad-Lubavitch of Austin
3803 Spicewood Springs Road #103
(512) 977-0770 
Info@chabadaustin.com
www.chabadaustin.com
Rabbi Yosef and Rochel Levertov
Rabbi Mendy & Mussy Levertov
Shabbat and Major holiday services: Sat. at 10 am (followed by Kiddush luncheon) 
and at sundown daily (by request)
Preschool and day school: 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Austin Women's Mikvah is under Chabad's auspices 
it is located at 2101 Nueces St

The Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center at UT
Student organization at UT

Chabad Jewish Student Center
2101 Nueces St.
(512) 477-7770
rabbizev@chabadut.com
jewishlonghorns.com

FB https://www.facebook.com/TexasSinaiScholars/ 
Rabbi Zev Johnson

Shabbat services: Fri. 18 min. before sunset, followed by meal; 11 a.m. Sat.,
Torah study at 10 a.m. (followed by meal when UT in session)


Congregation Tiferet Israel  (CTI)
Orthodox

Dell Jewish Community Campus, 7300 Hart Lane, Austin 78731
(512) 410-0336
tiferetaustin.org
Rabbi Daniel Millner

(512) 410-0336 ext. 101 • rabbidan@tiferetaustin.org
President: Arthur Altman

(512) 410-0336  ext. 102 • president@tiferetaustin.org
Administrator: Olivia Mathis

(512) 410-0336 ex. 103  • admin@tiferetaustin.org

Shabbat Services:
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat ten minutes before sunset. 
Shacharit at 9:00 AM
Mincha followed by Seudat Shelishit an hour before sunset. Maariv and Havdallah.

Shabbat Youth Programs: 
All programs begin at 10:30 a.m.
Tot Shabbat: Ages 4 and under. Meets in Room 121 in Education Building.
Gan Shabbat: Ages 5-8. Meets in Room 123 in Education Building.
Shir Shabbat: Ages 9-12. Meets in Room 122 in Education Building.

Daily Minyanim: Shacharit: Monday through Friday at 7:05 a.m. (including Rosh Chodesh). Sundays and Federal Holidays at 8:30.a.m.
Mincha/Maariv: Daily, 10 minutes before sundown.

Austin Community Hebrew School (ACHS): Religious and Cultural School
Grades K-8. Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12.p.m. in the Education Building.
For ACHS information please contact Rabbi Dan Millner. 


INDEPENDENT/UNAFFILIATED

Congregation Chaverim B'Kavanah (Following Reform Tradition. Unaffiliated) 
Primarily lay led Services; totally participatory
Monthly Shabbat Services and Potluck Dinner on the Third Friday of the month at 6 p.m.
We will be holding semi-informal, lay led High Holy Day services this year. Donations for meals.
No Dues.
Location: COTS, 3402 Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park, TX 78613 
Barb Rick: barbhalrik@gmail.com; 281-802-9503
Sheryl Kamenskamen@ymail.com; 512-775-5757


Congregation Havurah Shalom (CHS) 
Unaffiliated

1530 Sun City Blvd. Georgetown, TX 78633
(512) 591-7000
www.chstx.org
membership@chstx.org
Co-Presidents:

Ron Mendelzon | 512-240-4123 | ron.mendelzon@sbcglobal.net
Ellen Silverman | 512-943-0600 | ellensil@suddenlink.net
Services: First and Third Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and High Holidays
Other activities: Religious, social and community


Congregation Kol Halev (CKH)
Independent/Progressive Worship

Mailing Address: 9300 South IH-35, Ste. A-500, PMB-513
Austin, TX 78748 • 512-419-0945
Website:  kolhalev.org
Rabbi Lev Baesh rabbilev@kolhalev.org
President: Sherry Blum sblum@austincc.edu
Amy Adler, Cantorial Soloist

Robbi Sherwin, Cantor
See website calendar for schedule of Kabbalat Shabbat services, Rock 'n' Soul Musical Shabbats Potluck Shabbats, holiday services, and social action opportunities.
Religious School Sunday 4-6 p.m. in South AustinBar/Bat Mitzvah preparation structured to individual/family
Suggested Donation for Hiugh Holy Days: $180/pp or $360/family


Firepit Minyan 

Contact: Robin Chotzinoff at chotzinoff@gmail.com.
Currently on hiatus: Stay in touch with Firepit Minyan Austin on Facebook 


RECONSTRUCTIONIST

Congregation Shalom Rav (CSR)
Reconstructionist (RRC) and sponsoring Jewish Renewal in Austin

Mailing Address: P.O. Box  28308, Austin, TX 78755-3084
Telephone: 512.684.8158
Email: rabbi@shalomravaustin.com       
Website: shalomravaustin.org 
Rabbi: Monty Eliasov  |  512.401.9856
President:  President@shalomravaustin.com

Congregation Shalom Rav offers the following: Monthly Friday night Shabbat Service; monthly Torah Study and Torah Service; monthly Lecture Series including topics which support the spiritual content of Judaism.  Also, High Holiday services; Celebrations of both the major and the minor Jewish festivals.

Learning opportunities include: Hebrew Study for Siddur classes; online Basic Judaism classes; Advanced Topics in Judaism; a new "Midrasha" program specifically designed for adolescents;  plus new special offerings of Midrash and Baal Shem Tov online tutorials.

Other services are: Rabbinic services available for all life-cycle purposes; a “Start Whenever You Choose” Bnei Mitzvah Program; Creative Bnei Mitzvah ceremonies for Teenagers and for Adults of all ages; Havdalah Socials; and a “Do-it-Yourself” conversion program.