Congregation B’nai Israel

Affiliation: Reform

Sacramento, CA 95818

(916) 446-4861

We are a vibrant community in the heart of Sacramento, California where people of diverse backgrounds pursue their Jewish journeys. We are an egalitarian, inclusive congregation committed to experiencing the joy and beauty of Jewish life. We are multi-generational and multi-cultural. Whether you are married, single, with or without kids, a member of the LGBTQIA community, a Jew by choice or by birth, in an interfaith family, or disabled, we welcome you. We proudly offer a broad range of programs for all ages, including various worship opportunities. Both our formal and informal study leads to social action in a community committed to improving our lives inside the building and the world outside of our building.


  • Synagogue


  • Does LGBTQ Advocacy
  • Gender Inclusive Bathrooms
  • Has Inclusive Group
  • Has Inclusive Materials
  • Has LGBTQ Library Resources
  • Has LGBTQ Programming
  • Has Out Leadership
  • Has Out Parents
  • Has Out Participants
  • Has Sexual Orientation ND Policy
  • Lifecycle Occasions
  • Offers Changing Rooms
  • Offers Flexible Housing
  • Uses LGBTQ-Inclusive Language

Wedding Commitments

  • Available for personal counseling
  • Weddings/commitment ceremonies for same-sex couples are performed in our synagogue
  • Welcomes Halakhic LGBTQ queries
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a same-sex interfaith couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a same-sex interfaith couple

National Office - Boston

1860 Washington St.
Newton, MA, 02466
Phone: 617.524.9227

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