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    Celebrating Israel

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Moving Forward As One

CBY-logo-w-tree-color-no-teWelcome 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 the links below.

  Introduction to Beth Yam         Tour Our Synagogue         Membership Information 

Please join us for Services and our Special Events. For information on all upcoming events, check Services and Special Events (under Calendar Tab) and our online Calendar for details. Live Stream is also available for most events via Stream Spot here on the HOME page and our Facebook page.

We regret we are unable to accommodate guests at the Temple for High Holy Day Services due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please join us via Live Stream instead.


Save the Date

Sukkot-Yizkor Service-Last day of Sukkot
September 28, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Simchat Torah Service
September 28, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

ForeFront – “What does ‘Law and Order’ mean today? A sheriff’s Perspective” with Sheriff PJ Tanner – Read more here
September 30, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Participate via Stream Spot or our Facebook page.

Blessing of the Animals Service   Click here for details
October 10, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Sisterhood Book Club – Zoom
October 14, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Click here for details

ForeFront – “The Future of American Judaism: Concerns and reasons for hope” with Rabbi Stephen Pearce
Thursday, October 14, 4:00 – 5:00pm.  Participate via Stream Spot or our Facebook page.

Shabbat In The Round Service – Bluffton
October 15, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
St. Andrew By The Sea United Methodist Church – Bluffton
39 Persimmon St STE 203, Bluffton, SC 29910

“Just in Time for the Holidays” Online Auction
October 21 to October 31, 2021 – Click here for details

Upcoming Events

  1. 28 Sep
  2. 28 Sep

    Hebrew II-zoom

    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
  3. 28 Sep

    Simchat Torah Service

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. 29 Sep

    Staff Meeting-Zoom

    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  5. 30 Sep

    Hebrew Class-zoom

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  6. 30 Sep

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We are now live streaming our regular Shabbat and holiday services and selected special events. Click the play arrow on the StreamSpot screen below to view the live stream. The display also provides a schedule for upcoming broadcasts and a list of previous broadcasts you may watch (our videos are available for 30 days). If the live video does not begin, refresh your browser. If there is a chat box present, feel free to enter a message including your name. 

If you enjoy our broadcasts, please consider a donation to Congregation Beth Yam – click here.

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Highlighted Readings and Events

  • Rabbi Bloom at the 4 Chaplains Observance – Feb 3, 2021 – click here
  • Rabbi Bloom’s Yom Kippur Morning Sermon for 2020 – click here
  • Rabbi Bloom’s Kol Nidrei Sermon for 2020 – click here
  • Rabbi Bloom’s Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon for 2020 – click here
  • Rabbi Bloom’s Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon for 2020 – click here
  • President Candy Solomon’s Kol Nidrei Remarks for 2020 – click here
  • President Candy Solomon’s Erev Rosh Hashanah Remarks for 2020 – click here
  • Interview with Valerie Seldes, our Director of Jewish Youth Education – click here
  • The History of CBY has been updated by Joseph Levy and Michael Werner – 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.


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