The Unified Jewish Congregation of Baton Rouge is the home of the Jewish Community for Baton Rouge and the surrounding area. Our congregation was established in January, 2022 with the unification of Beth Shalom Synagogue and Congregation B’nai Israel. We are an inclusive Reform congregation seeking to inspire a passionate commitment to Jewish life, learning, community and spiritual growth.

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in the sukkah
rayner making dreidle 3 to 2
Robbie Purim
hanukkah food truck 3 to 2
simchat torah
Yom HaShoah at Episcapal
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The Calendar

Be part of our exciting Jewish life in Baton Rouge

Turkey Train, November 12

15th annual Turkey Train DONATE


Play Mah Jongg, November 15

For newbies and masters alike!

mah jongg

Veterans Day Shabbat, November 10th

We honor our veterans during this special Shabbat Service

  1. 07 Dec

    Hanukkah - 1 Candle

  2. 08 Dec

    Hanukkah - 2 Candles

  3. 08 Dec

    Shabbat of Hanukkah with Oneg

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. 09 Dec

    Hanukkah - 3 Candles

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Join us for Shabbat


6:00 PM – Erev Shabbat Services 


9:30 AM – Torah Study 

10:30 AM –  Shabbat Morning Services 

10:00 AM – Lay lead informal minyan 

All services are at Jefferson Highway. Check the Shabbat calendar for all the dates and details.

We Care

Our community strives to lift up the next generation, celebrate your simchas, and support you in moments of sorrow.

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Rayner Center

A multi-level day care and learning center for pre-k children.

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Religious School

Leading students to a love and understanding of their Judaism.

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We’re here for you, our members, in times of joy and pain.

Our Mission

Building a community of Jewish understanding, value, and compassion through Teshuva, Tefilah, and Tzedakah.

Read more about our mission. our vision, our values, and our leadership.