Today is April 20, 2014 -

Congregation Beth Shalom

Community Builds Strength

1325 South Belcher Road
Clearwater, FL 33764
Phone: (727) 531-1418
Email: Info@CBSClearwater.org

Welcome to Congregation Beth Shalom

Shalom and welcome to Congregation Beth Shalom! We are an active, vibrant congregation, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, offering meaningful and engaging services and programs for the Jewish community in Clearwater Florida and the entire Tampa Bay area.

Our members join together in prayer, song, learning & the celebration of life-cycle events in a true feeling of community. Our congregants value Jewish learning, spiritual worship, service to the community and support for the State of Israel. Membership opportunities are available for every lifestyle. We welcome your participation and look forward to your involvement.

NEW IDEAS FOR AN ANCIENT TRADITION

Check out JTS Passover Resources, including Sound Bytes of Torah video clips, Seder ideas for children with special needs, and much more!

Rabbinical Assembly Official Pesah Guide

Easy Reference for CBS Happenings

With so many exciting programs and events planned for the upcoming months (Jan - March 2014) we don't want you to miss out! Click on the link here for a quick and easy reference to all our shul happenings! You can always check our Calendar section for more event details.

Calendar Listing for Oct 2013 - May 2014

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Ma’ot Hittin

Traditionally, upon selling hametz before Pesach, Jews donate to Ma'ot Hittin - money for wheat - a fund to help the needy buy matzah for Pesach.  Your contribution will be distributed through MAZON.  Please make your check payable to CBS Rabbi's Discretionary Account so the funds can be transferred electronically and the mitzvah fulfilled before Pesach as required.  http://mazon.org/

CBS Musical Shabbat

Join lead vocalist Rabbi Danielle Upbin accompanied by the  awesome CBS Band, including  Lily Lucey, Blake Lenett, Alan Feinman and Linda Prieto on Friday, May 2nd at 6:30 pm for an uplifting and spiritual Shabbat experience you won’t forget.  Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 6:30pm. All invited Free of charge. Traditional Shabbat dinner following services. Vegetarian option available. RSVP required. $15 adult/$8 children 3-12 years of age.

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Birthright Israel Summer Internship

Want real business or high-tech experience at a leading multinational company? Apply for the Birthright Israel Excel Fellowship - an exciting, ten-week summer internship in Israel for talented, Jewish college students! Internships in Israel cover fields such as finance, venture capital, consulting, and technology. Fellows can expect to gain in-depth knowledge and experience from high-level executives.  

Candlelighting Times

USY Summer Programs

How to Make Your Online Payments

We are pleased to announce that you can make donations, contributions and payments to the synagogue ONLINE using our secure PAYPAL account. The PayPal button is currently located at the very bottom of this website. Todah Rabah and thank you for your patience!

Did You Know?

When you give appreciated stock to CBS, you not only get a tax deduction for the donation, you also avoid paying capital gains taxes on the stock! That's right - You can pay your dues or pledge by transferring stock directly from your brokerage account to CBS's.   If you have held the stock for more than one year, there is no tax on the capital gains! Click here for the form, or contact the CBS Office for more information.