Congregation Beth Israel is Austin's oldest congregation, but we are also oriented toward Tikkun Olam (mending the world) and social justice. For the past 10 years we have dreamed of cutting our carbon footprint and setting an example for the Austin faith community by going solar. Last year, three of our members, Forrest Novy, Leon Barish and David Todd, spearheaded an effort to finally bring this dream to fruition.

Click here to see how our panels are performing.

Click here for the article in the Jewish Outlook about the Solar Panels.

These videos were taken by Rabbi Folberg during the construction of the panels.

May 20, 2014

May 23, 2014

May 30, 2014