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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

  • 2014 High Holy Days Rabbi Sermons and President's Messages - click here and then scroll down
  • 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
  • Sarah Bornstein Article in Island Packet on May 3, 2014 - 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.

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Videos of Interest

Rabbi Rick Jacobs Takes the #ElulMitzvahChallenge

Upcoming Events


No Boker Tov


Oct.26.2014 9:15am - 12:00pm
Religious School


Oct.26.2014 9:15am - 12:00pm
Kita Gan


Oct.26.2014 11:30am - 1:30pm
Blessing of the Animals


Oct.26.2014 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Middle School


Oct.27.2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Judaica Shop Open

Save the Date

Blessing of the Animals
October 26 at 11:30am - click here for details

Dine Around - Wise Guys
October 29 at 6:00pm - click here for reservations

Dine Around - Sea Grass Grille
November 5 at 6:00pm - click here for reservations

A Taste of Judaism Class
Starts November 6 - click here for info and registration

92nd Street Y Simulcast Series
November 9 at 7:30pm - click here for info and registration

Social Action Trip to Penn Center
November 18 at 9:15am - click here for info and registration

Steven Ovitsky Musical Double Feature
November 22 at 7:30pm and November 23 at 1:30pm - click here for details

Help at the Community Christmas Dinner
December 24 & 25 - click here for information

For a complete list of special events, click here


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