315 North 13th Street - Leesburg, FL - 352-326-3692


Welcome to Congregation Beth Sholom of Leesburg, Florida!

Congregation Beth Sholom is a diverse and dynamic Rabbi-led congregation that is warm and welcoming.

Our Synagogue serves the needs of the Reform and Conservative Jewish population in central Lake County and the surrounding areas.

We welcome Shabbat with a blend of both modern and traditional customs, allowing all Jews to feel comfortable in our Temple and at our Services.

We invite you to experience our warmth here in Leesburg, FL.

Latest News

  • This 4 week course will explain the basic tenets of Judaism and will help you remember the things you may have forgotten from religious school. Various rituals, symbols, and beliefs will be discussed so that you have a better understanding of what Judaism entails and what makes it different from other religions.  To sign up, call Marsha Stemerman at 352-630-9259. One hour classes will begin at the synagogue on Monday, Jan. 12th at 4:00 PM. You have the option of attending any number of the classes.

  • Rabbi Karen Allen leads a guided discussion based on the current Torah portion and it's impact on our daily lives. The community is invited to join this enlightening exchange at 1 pm on Thursday, December 18th, at the Sumter County Administration Building , 7375 Powell Rd. near Pinellas Plaza and 466A in Wildwood. (Look for the building with the gold dome).  This forum is a unique opportunity to talk with the rabbi about things that are important to you in an intimate and informal setting. The location is convenient to the Villages and to Leesburg as it is just north of Brownwood.

  • Join us on Saturday, November 29th at 10:00 a.m. when Rabbi Allen leads our Shabbat Morning service. A light Kiddush will follow the service. 

  • Join us for our next Friday evening service on December 12th at 7 pm as Rabbi Allen leads our Shabbat evening service. The service will recognize our new members and will include special readings and songs for Chanukah.  Socialize afterwards as you enjoy LATKES, coffee and refreshents at our Chanukah themed Oneg Shabbat.

Shabbat Candles

Candle Lighting for Fri. November 28, 2014 in Leesburg, FL is: 5:13pm

Shabbat concludes on Sat. November 29, 2014 at: 6:08pm


Congregation Beth Sholom is located at 315 North 13th Street, at the corner of Center Street, in Leesburg, Florida.

Our entrance is on Center Street.

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