Congregation Beth Israel (Austin, Texas)

Beth Israel
Basic information
Location 3901 Shoal Creek Boulevard,
Austin, Texas,  United States
Geographic coordinates 30°18′29″N 97°44′51″W / 30.308157°N 97.747445°W / 30.308157; -97.747445Coordinates: 30°18′29″N 97°44′51″W / 30.308157°N 97.747445°W / 30.308157; -97.747445
Affiliation Reform Judaism
Status Active
Leadership Senior Rabbi: Steven Folberg
Assistant Rabbi: Cookie Lea Olshein
Rabbi Educator: Susan Lippe[1]
Website www.bethisrael.org

Congregation Beth Israel is a Reform synagogue located at 3901 Shoal Creek Boulevard in Austin, Texas.[2] Organized in 1876 and chartered by the state of Texas in 1879, it is the oldest synagogue in Austin.[3]

As of 2010, the senior rabbi was Steven Folberg, the assistant rabbi was Cookie Lea Olshein, and the rabbi educator was Susan Elizabeth Lippe.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Leadership & Staff, Beth Israel website. Accessed January 13, 2010.
  2. ^ Beth Israel website. Accessed January 13, 2010.
  3. ^ "127 Years of Congregation Beth Israel", Beth Israel website. Accessed January 13, 2010.



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