Kehillat Beijing

Founded in 1979, the Kehillat Beijing Foundation supports Jewish life in Beijing, around China, and across the world. We host Shabbat services and dinner each and every Friday night beginning at 7:00pm, in addition to a range of holiday celebrations, educational opportunities, and community retreats and excursions into one of the world's greatest cities. 

Returning to Kehillat

So what I wanted to say, Kehillat Beijing, is thank you for providing me a home of the heart, and to please never stop, for we must keep the flame burning in this our Beijing tabernacle, always, tamid.  Amen.

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2013 Sukkot in Beijing

We loved having members of the community come out to the suburbs on a fine fall day to enjoy our sukkah.  The bagels, courtesy of Moishe House & baked by Tavalin, were as much a draw as anything.  Many of the celebrants were familiar faces but, as always when abroad, we welcomed a few who are passing through and/or are considering ways to make this home.

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2013 Year In Review

What an amazing year at Kehillat Beijing. Our community was blessed this year to have three visiting clergy–Rabbi Dario Feguin, Cantor Yvon Shore, and Rabbi Dan Horwitz (twice!). We also held an amazing retreat by the Great Wall in Huairou, two bat mitzvot, and celebrated the High Holidays in a festive musical style with our new (and somewhat critically acclaimed) Kehillat Beijing Ensemble.

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