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,
Please stay tuned for announcements regarding the return of limited in-person services as well as the High Holidays.
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CBA Kabbalat Shabbat with
Nashama Carlebach (Zoom)
Friday, April 23rd at 6:30 pm
Vintage Jewish Movie Group (Zoom)
Sunday, April 4th at 4:00 pm
New CBA Book Club Starting Soon
See below for details
Friday, April 23 at 6:30 pm
We are pleased to announce that Neshama Carlebach, internationally renowned and award winning performer of Jewish and spiritually inspired music, will be joining forces with Congregation Beth Abraham, Congregation Havurah and Hospice Buffalo in conducting Kabbalat Shabbat services, April 23 at 6:30 PM. The service, hosted by Congregation Beth Abraham on Zoom, will include participation by Cantor Irwin Gelman and Marty Kerker (CBA), Susan Goldberg Schwartz (Havurah) and Rabbi Adam Scheldt, Hospice Buffalo. The entire Buffalo Jewish Community is invited to join in this live, interactive event.
Please register by email
at email@example.com or by clicking HERE, and we will send the Zoom link to your email one week before the program date. To learn more about Neshama's music, please click HERE.
We thank the Buffalo Jewish Federation for their support in what promises to be a truly inspirational program. One that lives up to the very name ("Neshama") of our esteemed guest.
To Be Announced
The CBA Book Club has completed its journey through the Yiddish Book Center’s List of the 100 Greatest Works of Modern Jewish Literature.
We would like to start a new group that will get together to discuss a variety of interesting, compelling contemporary Jewish fiction and non-fiction. If you are interested, please contact Shelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’d love to hear from you!
Sunday, April 4th at 4:00 pm
The next Vintage Jewish Movie Group meeting will be Sunday, April 4th at 4:00pm on Zoom.
Please email Marty to RSVP or for more details about the movie that will be shown and/or to get on the CBA Vintage Jewish Movie Group email list for regular updates.
To Be Announced
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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 email@example.com or call 716 435-0658
Click HERE for a map with parking information.
CBA Community Outreach
CBA is a warm and welcoming community that cares about the wellbeing or our congregants, friends and neighbors. We are initiating an outreach to members of our community, who may be feeling isolated and alone, and would appreciate a friendly phone call or assistance with accessing helpful services to get them through difficult times. If you or someone you know is experiencing a hardship, and is in need of a helping hand,
please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
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