Congregation Beth Israel is located at 5600 North Braeswood in southwest Houston, between Hillcroft and Chimney Rock, on the north side of Brays Bayou a few blocks across from the Jewish Community Center.

From US-59, the Southwest Freeway: From U.S. 59 heading north, exit Hillcroft, turn right at Hillcroft and head south until it intersects with North Braeswood. Turn left on N. Braeswood and go one and a half blocks. The synagogue will be directly on your left.

From Loop 610: From Loop 610 heading south, exit Braeswood. Turn right on North Braeswood. Go past Rice Blvd and Chimney Rock, and you will see the synagogue on the right. Park in the lot at the front entrance or for services, turn right on Mullins and park in the lot at the rear of the facility.

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• Congregation Beth Israel offers parking to accommodate all drivers, including those with disabilities who may require handicapped parking. The parking lot off of Mullins Street has a total of 327 parking spaces; 15 of those spaces are reserved for handicapped parking. The main entrance off North Braeswood, adjacent to the main Temple offices, holds 43 parking slots, 4 of which are designated handicapped, two of those are van accessible.

• Members will generally find it most convenient to park at the rear of the building during services, Shlenker School events, or other well attended events.

• Those visiting Temple Offices or the Judaica Gift Shop on weekdays should use the entrance under the portico on Braeswood.

The Hurricane Harvey Flood Fund

Hurricane Harvey left Houston and surrounding areas in a shambles, but the great people of Houston are banding together to help and heal. Your help is welcome and needed. You may send Gift Cards (Kroger, Target, HEB, Lowe’s, or Visa/Mastercard, etc.) to Congregation Beth Israel. They will be immediately distributed to area neighbors to assist in replacing essential items and children’s school supplies.

You may also Donate directly to Congregation Beth Israel by clicking here. All funds will go directly to aid those who need immediate help. These funds will NOT be held to be allocated later. On behalf of our clergy (Rabbi David Lyon, Rabbi Adrienne Scott, Rabbi Joshua Herman, Rabbi Chase Foster, and Cantor Trompeter), David Scott, Executive Director, and Bruce Levy, Temple President, we are very grateful for your kindness, generosity, and help.

Hurt has no shame and no label; we just need to heal one another.

Rabbi David Lyon

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