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Office Hours: 


Summer Hours:  M-F 10AM-2PM

Hours subject to change without notice. 
We encourage you to call first without an appointment.

Our History

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Congregation Beth Shalom was born in the spring of 1990 at an open meeting of 10-15 families from Brandon and the surrounding areas who were seeking to form a temple of their own. Like nomads in the desert, every meeting and every decision was made in various people's homes. We had no real home of our own. Through much trial and error, hundreds of phone calls and tireless work, Beth Shalom was chartered, incorporated and became an integral part of the Brandon community.

During those early times, we had to knock on doors and ask perfect strangers for the use of their buildings so we could pray and teach our children. We forever remain grateful to those who assisted us. After much fundraising and planning, Congregation Beth Shalom moved into their new home in September of 2000, just in time for the High Holy Days. It was a proud and glorious moment. It is there that we stood in our own building at 706 Bryan Road asking for forgiveness and expressing thanks for our good fortune. We stood in awe, facing our ark which houses our oldest congregant, our Torah. It was inscribed in Poland over 200 years ago. It represents the lifeline of our religion and symbolizes our strong presence in the greater Brandon area. Our synagogue as it now stands houses our sanctuary and classrooms for religious school. It is both exciting and fulfilling to be an integral part of an ever-growing new congregation. Join us and share the experience.

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