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Celebrate Your Life Cycle Events and Most Special Simchas at Congregation Beth Israel: The Smart Choice for Your Next Event

We welcome you to take advantage of our fabulous facilities.

As a Congregation Beth Israel member, you have exceptional options for celebrating your most special simchas — Bris and Baby Namings, Shabbat Dinners, Kiddush Luncheons, B’nei Mitzvah Parties, Weddings and Receptions, Minyans and Memorial Service Luncheons, and even Special Birthday and Anniversary Dinners. We can accommodate any event from an intimate family baby naming to a B’nei Mitzvah party or wedding reception for 400 people. Your guests will appreciate no down time between events and free parking with a covered drop off!

Beth Israel’s facilities can be used in many ways to best suit your needs. From the Ladin Dining Room, The Margolis Gallery, Wolff-Toomim Meditation Garden, Wolff-Toomim Hall to the Lewis President’s Room and Levit Hall. These rooms are a blank canvas and can be decorated as lavishly or as simply as you wish.

We have a “whatever it takes” attitude and a commitment and desire to execute the perfect event for our members. Come see for yourself why Beth Israel is a warm, inviting location for any occasion. For more details, please contact Marsha Gilbert, mgilbert@beth-israel.org or 713-771-6221 x336.

Our Event Spaces

The Main Sanctuary

The Main Sanctuary was remodeled, including accessibility to the lower bimah, and rededicated in 2016. The Sanctuary has a capacity of 1,024 for seating. The Bridal Room is located nearby.

The Gordon Chapel

The Gordon Chapel was remodeled in 2019, including accessibility to the bimah. The Gordon Chapel can accommodate 250 and with additional seating for 50. The Bridal Room is located nearby.

Wolff-Toomim Hall

Wolff-Toomim Hall boasts over 7,000 square feet of event space for Kiddush Luncheons, Wedding Receptions, and Anniversary Parties. The room can be divided in half or quarters by movable walls.

The Margolis Gallery

The Margolis Gallery is a beautiful space and can seat up to 100 guests for a Shabbat dinner, small Kiddush luncheon, or reception.

Wolff-Toomim Meditation Garden

The Wolff-Toomim Meditation Garden is a handsomely landscaped space nestled between the Wolff-Toomim Hall and The Margolis Gallery. The garden is used for intimate wedding ceremonies and memorial services.

Ladin Dining Room

For smaller dinners or receptions, the smartly decorated Ladin Dining room can accommodate 60 guests for a buffet dinner and 70 for a seated dinner.

Levit Hall

Levit Hall is a perfect space for large Shabbat Dinners and B’nei Mitzvah parties.

Lewis President’s Room

The Lewis President’s Room can accommodate 40-50 guests for smaller dinners and luncheons.