Congregation Beth Abraham
1073 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo NY 14222
Congregation Beth Abraham has been an active shul in the city of Buffalo since 1922. While for much of its history CBA was recognized as Orthodox, it reinvented itself as a fully egalitarian Conservative synagogue in the 90's. To learn more about CBA, its history and who we are today,
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Welcome Shabbat Schmooze (Zoom)
Friday, July 3rd at 5:30 pm
Annual Congregational Meeting (Zoom)
Wednesday, July 15th at 7:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Zoom)
Friday, July 17th at 6:30 pm
CBA Book Club Meeting (Zoom)
Wednesday July 29th at 8:00 pm
Friday, July 3rd, 5:30 pm
Welcome Shabbat by joining your CBA friends on Zoom for a Shabbat Schmooze. Have your candles, wine, challah and Shabbat spirit ready so that we can say the blessings together, sing songs, and then schmooze!
Please use Zoom link below for access:
Meeting ID: 873 8222 3934
Friday, July 17th, 6:30 pm
Please join us Friday, July 17th at 6:30 PM for Kabbalat Shabbat services on Zoom. Services will be led by Cantor Irwin Gelman, with the D'var Torah offered by Deborah Greitzer. No need to download the Eit Ratzon siddur -- it will be displayed concurrently online via screen sharing. Be sure to have candles, wine and challah at the ready so we can light candles, recite kiddush and make a motzi together.
To learn melodies/davening for Kabbalat and Shabbat Morning Services, click HERE for our
Shabbat Learning Page.
Wednesday, July 29th at 8:00 pm
The next CBA Book Club meeting will be held via Zoom, Wednesday July 29th at 8:00 pm. We will be discussing Selected Stories by I.L. Peretz, Please click HERE for a brief overview and contact information.
If you want to be a part of this discussion, contact Shelly and she can send you a link before the meeting.
Sunday June 28 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
Our Vintage Jewish Movie Group will be returning on June 28 on Zoom. Please email Marty for more information and to receive a Zoom link to join the movie group this Sunday.
Wednesday, July 15th 7:00 pm
Annual Meeting and Election of Officers
Please join us on Zoom on Wednesday July 15 at 7:00 PM for our Annual Congregational Meeting and election of Officers. We will have an update on the State of the Congregation, including important information about re-opening the synagogue and recent enhancements to our building. We strongly encourage you to participate. One perk of being in a small congregation is that every voice can be heard and every effort can indeed make a difference.
Click HERE for more detailed information.
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CBA appreciates your financial support and we are happy to offer the convenience of secure online donations by clicking on the embedded link above. In addition to our annual appeal to cover our operating costs, we appreciate your help with building renovations, accessibility improvements, special projects and our regular ongoing expenses. If you make a donation of $18 or more, you will automatically be considered a member unless you choose to opt out by informing us accordingly.
If you prefer to donate by mailing a check, our address is 1073 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo NY 14222. Please download/print our DONOR FORM and include it with your payment and other information so we can recognize your contribution.
To Receive our Monthly Newsletter and Announcements Click Here
Parking and Building Access
Great news -- we now have a stairlift inside the building providing access to all 3 levels, from the basement up into the sanctuary! We also plan on purchasing a ramp to make it easier to navigate the steps outside the front entrance.
For All Events:
Please note that there are now two handicapped-only parking spaces in front of the Synagogue. Please let us know if you would like assistance with helping you from your car into the building and/or up and down the stairs. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 716 435-0658
Click HERE for a map with parking information.
We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends
If you would like to help with Ritual, Programming, or Building improvements, please contact our volunteer coordinators:
Join the Club!