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Join CBI in supporting refugees!

Take action and become involved with local refugee aid: Join CBI in our ongoing effort to support refugees by attending a Concert to benefit the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees! Sunday, December 3 at 2pm Neighborhood Congregational Church, Laguna Beach Contribute to our Diaper Drive to benefit local refugee families served by Tiyya Foundation. Bring diapers (sizes 4, 5,6 most…

Guest Rabbi: Micah Hyman

Rabbi Micah Hyman will be joining us to lead six Saturday morning services during Rabbi Spitz’s sabbatical. In addition, he will be staying on two of these dates to lead discussions after the Kiddush luncheon. Micah is in his third year teaching High School Jewish Studies at Tarbut V’Torah. He is also a  Senior Educator…

Ambassador Dennis Ross on American Foreign Policy in the Middle East – In Case You Missed It!

If you missed Dennis Ross’ public conversation, please tune in here: https://www.cbi18.org/sermons/ambassador-dennis-ross-2017/  Click the link above to hear Ambassador Dennis Ross in a Public Conversation with Rabbi Elie Spitz at Congregation B’nai Israel, September 17, 2017 on American Foreign Policy in the Middle East. For more than twelve years, Ambassador Dennis Ross played a leading role…

Small Groups Year 3 Launches at Kol Nidre!

Small Groups, year three. Please consider hosting or participating in a group for five weeks of conversation that will explore Love. We have already written a draft of the booklet that will offer content and context for you to meet with friends five times to further your understanding of how love informs your life. Click here for…

Message from CBI President Tony Kravitz

May 10, 2017 Dear Fellow Congregants, We are closing out the fiscal year as a spiritually vibrant and financially healthy congregation. We are now focused on planning for the upcoming year and the future. Next year will be a year of exciting possibilities. You may already know that Rabbi Spitz will be going on a…

Camp B’nai Ruach Celebrates 20 Years of Providing Children a Fun, Safe and Jewish Summer Experience

CAMP B’NAI RUACH CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF PROVIDING CHILDREN A FUN, SAFE AND JEWISH SUMMER EXPERIENCE This summer will mark the 20th anniversary of Congregation B’nai Israel’s summer day camp, Camp B’nai Ruach.  Located in Tustin, California, Camp B’nai Ruach provides children grades K – 9 a summer experience filled with exciting activities, programs and…