"It is a tree of life to them who hold fast to it."
The Jewish Congregation for the Maryland Mid-Shore Community
Temple B'nai Israel is the center of a warm, inclusive and progressive Jewish community. Located on the Maryland Mid-Eastern shore, our membership reflects and welcomes into the Temple family the rich diversity in contemporary America. Temple B'nai Israel celebrates the beauty of Jewish holidays, rituals, culture and programming as a united community.
Founded in 1951, Temple B'nai Israel has grown into a congregation of over 200 members led by Rabbi Peter E. Hyman. Services include Friday evening Shabbat, Saturday morning Torah, the High Holy Days, and other holidays throughout the year. Temple B'nai Israel also provides religious schooling for its young people along with preparation for Bar/Bat Mitzvah.