CBE is a spiritual, cultural, and intellectual hub for Jewish life

Congregation Beth Elohim, fondly known as CBE, offers authentic, meaningful and outside the box Jewish experiences for those in our Brooklyn community and beyond.

We are deeply committed to education for all ages, community-building, spiritual life, and social justice. We are inspired to learn about our tradition while we engage with the present and positively impact our future. Our Reform congregation welcomes seekers from all Jewish movements, from other faiths, and at all levels of Jewish experience, including those who are new to our traditions and those who are questioning.

Shabbat at CBE

Shabbat at CBE

Join us for Shabbat services every Friday night in the CBE Chapel at 6:30 PM and Saturday mornings in the CBE Sanctuary at 9:30 AM. Shir L'Shabbat for families with young children (ages 0–5) takes place on Shabbat mornings at 9:30 AM in the CBE Social Hall.

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Sukkot & Simchat Torah 5784

Sukkot & Simchat Torah 5784

Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather and historic flooding in the area, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our Sukkot Block Party this Saturday, September 30. From Sunday onwards, we hope to resume our Sukkot celebrations as planned.

Sukkot and Simchat Torah 5784

5784 High Holy Days Sermons

5784 High Holy Days Sermons

What an incredible start to the new year! Our CBE clergy team welcomed 5784 with both passion and grace. You can find their High Holy Days sermons here.

High Holy Days Sermons 5784

2024–25 ECC Tours Registration is Now Open

2024–25 ECC Tours Registration is Now Open

Come see the Early Childhood Center! Next year the ECC will expand with a second location in Prospect Heights for the 2024–25 school year, and tour registration for both locations is now open.

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CBE Sermons

Rabbi Stephanie Kolin — Yom Kippur 5784

In an upcoming year that’s going to test us, how can we navigate our fear? Listen on CBE Spotify  […]

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Rabbi Rachel Timoner — Kol Nidre 5784

How can we respond to AI and emerging technology? Rabbi Timoner advocates for returning to the body.  Listen on CBE […]

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Rabbi Rachel Timoner — Rosh Hashanah Day 1 5784

On Rosh Hashanah Day 1, Rabbi Timoner examines the state of the Jewish people. Listen on CBE Spotify    […]

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CBE is a Place To


<p style="color: #0071ce;">Come Together<br/><i>Beit K'nesset</i></p>

Come Together
Beit K'nesset

Open to people from all backgrounds and faiths, CBE is a hub for members and the community at-large. In good times and bad, we celebrate with and support one another.

<p style="color: #0071ce;">Learn<br/><i>Beit Midrash</i></p>

Beit Midrash

From early childhood through adulthood, CBE offers ample learning opportunities for all ages and stages.

<p style="color: #0071ce;">Spiritually Connect<br/><i>Beit Tefilah</i></p>

Spiritually Connect
Beit Tefilah

Dedicated to honoring Reform Jewish traditions, CBE provides a comfortable spiritual home for all who come through our doors.

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