Sign In Forgot Password

Rentals

If you are looking for a unique space for your event, you've found it!  We host weddings, bar- and bat-mitzvas, brit milahs, baby namings, speaking engagements, social events, and more.

The B'nai Israel Congregation building is a historic facility with a uniquely beautiful sanctuary and many charming features. See here for more details about our historic building. The main sanctuary on the 2nd floor can accommodate 225+ people with an additional 125+ people in the 3rd floor balcony. The kiddush room/social hall can accommodate 200 people standing or 150 people seated depending on your specific needs.

The B'nai Israel kashrut policy requires that only certified food from a kosher caterer approved by the rabbi or packaged goods with certification approved by the rabbi can be used in the synagogue. Nothing can be prepared or cooked at home.

For more information and a copy of the rental agreement, please feel free to contact us by phone at 410.732.5454, or by e-mail at office@jewishdowntown.org.  We look forward to hosting your event!

Pricing:

Small Events: (Less than 45 people)

 

Small simchas including brit milahs, baby namings, Weddings, bar/bat-mitzvahs and other small social events. This price includes main sanctuary and kiddush room/social hall. Simchas and other social events with more than 45 people are also considered a large event with pricing below.

 

  • $395 for members
  • $1,175 for associate members and non-members
  • $250 Security Deposit

 

Large Events: (45+ people)

Large simchas including brit milahs, baby namings, Weddings, bar/bat-mitzvahs, Aufruf weekends and other large social events.  This price includes main sanctuary and kiddush room/social hall.  For Aufruf weekends, this includes use of the space for Shabbat dinner, kiddush and/or sit down luncheon and throughout the weekend. Simchas and other social events with more than 45 people are also considered a large event.

 

  • $1,175 for members
  • $2,175 for associate members and non-members
  • $250 Security Deposit

 

Wedding Photos at B'nai Israel

 

Social Hall at B'nai Israel

Sun, September 22 2019 22 Elul 5779