Eretz Yisrael…

Watch this space for news about Israel and information about trips to the Jewish homeland.

Our Sister Congregation in Israel: Kehilat Har-El

Kehilat Har-El, which is located in Jerusalem, was the founding congregation of the Reform Movement in Israel, and is the cornerstone of the Reform/Progressive Movement of Judaism in Eretz Yisrael.

Educational Opportunities

  • Alexander Muss High School in Israel
    A year-round, eight-week intensive study program using an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to thoroughly acquaint students with Israel.
  • MASA Israel Journey
    MASA enables young Jews from all over the world to spend a semester to a year in Israel on any of over 160 programs.
  • NFTY High School in Israel — Eisendrath International Exchange
    Provides an opportunity for outstanding high school students to spend a semester in Israel under the sponsorship of the Reform Movement.
  • NFTY in Israel
    Since 1958, thousands of families have chosen to send their teens to Israel with the North American Federation of Temple Youth.
  • Taglit-Birthright Israel
    Providing the gift of first-time, free, life-changing trips to Israel for young Jewish adults between the ages of 18 and 32.

News and Public Affairs

  • Ha’aretz
    An independent daily newspaper with a broadly liberal outlook both on domestic issues and on international affairs.
  • Israel 21C (A focus beyond the conflict)
    A non-profit, non-political organization dedicated to informing Americans about Israel beyond the conflict.
  • Jerusalem Post
    Israel News from the Jerusalem Post Internet edition.
  • Jewish Telegraphic Agency
    Global news service of the Jewish people.
  • Virtual Jerusalem
    The largest Jewish online community site for news and information on Israel and the Jewish world.

Official Israel Sites

Consulate of Israel for Florida and Puerto Rico

Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Israel Ministry of Tourism

Making Aliyah

group in Israel
From June 11–22, 2017, Rabbi Jeremy Barras and Senior Cantor Rachelle Nelson (now Emerita) led an exclusive Temple Beth Am Family Trip to Israel. Above, the group is pictured as they arrived in Jerusalem. Click to view photos from the trip