ABOUT US
  

We celebrate Shabbat and major Jewish holidays together, and offer educational programs for children and adults.
Our first night Passover seder is always well-attended. We host book discussion groups, movie nights and  social gatherings!
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Temple B'nai Or Mission Statement:
  
B’ru chim ha-ba-im / Welcome!

Congregation B’nai Or offers a vibrant, welcoming, and inclusive community celebrating Jewish life on our Island.  We strive to ensure the flourishing of Jewish life through meaningful spiritual, intellectual, cultural, and social opportunities. 

Our Guiding Principles include: 

Torah / study;
Avodah / worship;
Gemilut chasadim / deeds of lovingkindness;
Tikkun olam / repairing our world;
Tzedakah /giving in the pursuit of justice;
Darchei shalom /cooperating with other faith communities in the pursuit of mutual understanding and friendship.

We welcome all --- those who call St Croix home, as well as visitors --- who wish to explore or engage in Jewish life.