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Our Community

What makes BMH-BJ different?

Vibrant engagement with Judaism and the community…

BMH-BJ is the largest modern Orthodox synagogue in Denver and the second oldest congregation in the area. We are just a few years younger than the city of Denver itself, with BMH founded in 1897 and BJ founded in 1922. The two congregations merged in 1996 to form BMH-BJ.

BMH-BJ is always bustling with activity and programming. We feature one of the top preschools in the city; an interactive and engaging Hebrew School, The Mesorah Learning Center; fun and educational Shabbat morning programming with our Shabbat groups; a warm and welcoming twice-daily minyan and two participatory and meaningful Shabbat minyanim; enriching and relevant adult education opportunities and so much more. In addition, we are home to one of the best Judaica stores in the city and an active Women’s League, Young Professional Network, youth group, seniors group and our Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation and program is known for its excellence throughout Denver.

To become part of our synagogue family is to place yourself in a synagogue whose history stretches back more than 120 years and is alive with vibrancy, passion, and inclusivity. We invite you to come and experience one of our myriad offerings or join us for Shabbat services!

Mission Statement

BMH-BJ fosters an openness to modernity, embraces diversity and inclusivity and cultivates a passion for Jewish tradition.

Vision Statement

BMH-BJ will provide an inclusive, diverse and passionate Jewish home for people seeking to express and enrich their spirituality in Denver’s largest and most active modern Orthodox congregation. Through our dual language preschool, innovative religious school, inspiring adult education classes, cultural and social activities and prayer opportunities BMH-BJ establishes a comfortable, participatory environment focused on personal empowerment and authentic Jewish engagement with a vision to deepen the Jewish life of the entire Denver community built upon a core foundation of the Jewish values of openness, critical inquiry and spiritual and intellectual striving.

Come visit.

We encourage you and your family to come for a visit … planned or spontaneous.  Drop-in on one of our many religious, social, or educational programs.  Bring your family to a service. Join us for a class or an event. We welcome visitors to join us any time.

Want to learn more about our community?  Contact us at 303-388-4203, or fill out the form below.