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Welcome To Congregation Beth Yam, The Focal Point For Southern Beaufort County's Multifaceted Jewish Community Supporting A Wide Range Of Programs And Activities For Members of All Ages.

Beth Yam, "House by the Sea," is a warm, welcoming synagogue in the Reform tradition. It provides not only a place to worship, but a place where people of all ages and religious backgrounds can be part of Southern Beaufort County's growing Jewish community. To learn about Jewish life in the Low Country, click here. If you are already a member or just visiting the Hilton Head Island or Bluffton area, Beth Yam has much to offer. If you would like to know more about us, click on our Introduction to Beth Yam link.

Of Special Note

See March of the Living Key Events Real Time - Starts April 24 at 7:30am EDT- click here to view

Become a Friend of Congregation Beth Yam - click here to print out a donation form

Social Action Committee HOPELINE Phone Donations - click here for details 

  • President Pennie Meiselman's Rosh Hashanah Speech for 2016 - click here
  • Yom HaShoah Service Program dated May 1, 2016 - click here
  • Read Dr. Shira Lander's Speech from Journey of Friendship dated December 10, 2015 - click here
  • President Twyla Sable's Rosh Hashonah Speech for 2015 - click here
  • President Twyla Sable's Yom Kippur Speech for 2015 - click here
  • Rabbi Bloom's article published  in the CCAR Spring 2015 Journal - click here
  • CBY D-Day Commemoration article in Beaufort Gazette on June 5, 2014 - click here
  • The History of CBY has been updated by Joseph Levy and Michael Werner - click here
  • Rabbi Bloom's essay "On Judaism" in the April 2014 issue of Celebrate Hilton Head Magazine - click here
  • Nadyne Ulicny honored with Women of Reform Judaism Centennial Award as Local "Unsung Heroine" recognizing leadership and dedication - click here
  • We are chosen!!! The Outreach Committee is proud to announce that we have been chosen to receive our second Belin Award from the Union for Reform Judaism. This award, which is presented every other year, is only given to eight congregations in North America. In addition to the award a $1,000 cash prize will be given to Congregation Beth Yam.
  • We have prepared a wonderful Tour Guide of our Synagogue that shows you how our building's architecture, art, culture, and symbols represent the values, mission, and vision of our congregation.

Raise Money For The Temple With AMAZON

Amazon LogoFundraising has never been easier, as you can shop at Amazon.com, your favorite online store, and have 4% of every purchase be directed to Congregation Beth Yam. Just click on the Amazon logo on the left and when you get to the Amazon site, you may bookmark it or add it to your favorites list. Then use the bookmark or favorite whenever you buy something from Amazon. If you don't use bookmarks or favorites, just go to this CBY homepage and click on the Amazon logo. That's all you need to do.
Please note that we are now using Amazon Smile. It works just like the regular Amazon, but you have an opportunity to designate a charity of your choice to receive a 0.5% rebate payment of the cost of your purchases. We encourage you to select Congregation Beth Yam as your designated charity. When you click on the Amazon logo on our CBY homepage, you will automatically be taken to the Amazon Smile web site. You may add this site to your favorites or bookmark it. Amazon Smile will still pay CBY an average of 4% of your purchase as part of the Amazon Associates program. Your support is greatly appreciated.



Videos of Interest

Upcoming Events


04.28.2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


04.30.2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


04.30.2017 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm


04.30.2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


04.30.2017 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Save the Date

Exploring Our Roots: Jewish Immigration to the United States
Starting November 16 at 12:30pm - click here for details of all events

See March of the Living Key Events Real Time
Starts April 24 at 7:30am EDT- click here to view

Sisterhood Game Night
May 1 at 7:00pm - click here for info and to register

Yom HaAtzma'ut Service and Celebration
May 2 at 5:00 pm - click here for reservations

92stY Live Concert Simulcast
May 10 at 11:30am - click here to register

Dine Around - Flora's Italian Cafe
June 7 at 6:00pm - click here for reservations


For a complete list of special events, click here