Eshel Avraham Congregation is the only organization in Beer Sheva providing a meaningful Masorti experience, based on egalitarianism, pluralism and Zionism.
Members include a very diverse blend of families, native born Israelis as well. The Goldsmith Educational Center provides life-cycle services to all members of the community. Programs focus on expanded Jewish learning including: Jewish identity, life-cycle, conversion, tikkun olam, support services for populations in crisis and promotion and support of aliyah.
Educational projects both formal and informal, providing knowledge and understanding of the values of Judaism, the concept of modern, tolerant, and Zionism are implemented in the eight preschool classrooms. In addition, the Rabbi is working with 8 elementary and middle school students and teachers.
Tikkun Olam activities include assistance to those in need - children and adults, and activities for the environment. Congregation Eshel Avraham directly serves over 500 families through the congregation and the Early Childhood Center, and serves hundreds more through its array of on-going progams in the broader Beer Sheva community.