Life Cycle

B’nai Mitzvah at Kehillat Israel


Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Congregation performs approximately 90 B’nai Mitzvah services each year. Our students study in the Jewish Experience Center (JEC) (K-12) to prepare for this big day. Many of our students begin the JEC at KI in Kindergarten, but they are required to attend the JEC from 4th grade until 7th grade in order to properly prepare for the B’nai Mitzvah.



With profound sorrow we share the sad news of the passing of our beloved former Rabbi Sheryl Lewart. All of us are deeply saddened by Sheryl’s death and feel blessed to have had her wisdom, generosity of spirit and heart, passionate teaching of Jewish tradition and the sweetness of her loving soul for the twelve years she served as one of our rabbis.


Click here to visit the online memorial KI has set up to honor Rabbi Lewart.
Click here to make a donation to Kehillat Israel in memory of Sheryl.