Board of Trustees Our Board is committed to maintaining a vibrant, welcoming and inclusive congregation by inviting everyone to participate in all aspects of temple life.
Debbie Chessin, Director of Religious Education Debbie brings not only experience, having worked for 13 years at several Cleveland area congregations before coming to BI-TWT, but a true passion for Jewish Religious and Family Education programming.
Beth Israel – The West Temple maintains a vital Jewish presence on Cleveland’s West Side, in defiance of harsh statistics and dire predictions of the decline of Judaism in America. We believe small, grassroots synagogues like Beth Israel are critically important to celebrating our traditions, holidays and life-cycle events; to creating a sense of Jewish […]
Every other year, since 1979, Beth Israel – The West Temple has staged an original musical show that is the centerpiece of a major fundraising gala that also includes wine, a silent auction, and a sumptuous dessert buffet. Longtime congregant Charlotte Feldman writes the songs and stories, based (loosely) on popular Broadway musicals, always […]