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, click HERE.
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Buffalo and the greater WNY Community.
Friday February 23 at 6:30
Please join us for Kabbalat Shabbat services, Friday February 23 at 6:30pm.There will be a potluck oneg following services so please bring a dairy or pareve dish to pass. Services will be led by Cantor Irwin Gelman, with musical accompaniment by Marty Kerker and Roberta Levine. Please arrive by 6:30 so that we may lock the doors once services begin. Please let us know if you need help with transportation. Contact us by clicking HERE
Services will also be available on Zoom. Please Click HERE If participating on Zoom, you may view or download a PDF of the Kabbalat Shabbat portion of the siddur to view on your device (or secondary device) by clicking HERE
We look forward to seeing you
Friday February 23 at 6:30!
Dates for Future Services
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.
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Parking and Building Access
For All Events:
Please note that there are now two handicapped-only parking spaces in front of the Synagogue. We also have a stairlift to the sanctuary and social hall. 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
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CBA Community Outreach
CBA is a warm and welcoming community that cares about the well being or our congregants, friends and neighbors. We are reaching out 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,
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