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An egalitarian Conservative congregation serving the diverse Orange County Jewish Community

Congregation B’nai Israel is proud to offer many opportunities for adult Jewish learning.

Lifelong Jewish learning is essential to our continued growth and to moving toward wholeness. CBI is committed to providing learning opportunities that will engage your mind, raise your spirit, and deepen your Jewish understanding.

Introduction to Judaism

This class is ideal for anyone looking to embrace the Jewish faith and for those wanting to reinforce and expand on what they know. Term is October through May, meetings are Sunday afternoons. Taught by our clergy in partnership with the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University. Click here for more information. Check our Calendar for dates.

Beginning Hebrew Classes, Sunday afternoons

Click here for more information and to sign up. Check our Calendar for dates.

Parashat Hashavuah Text Study, in person every Saturday morning from 8:30-9:30

Each week a different lay leader prepares and leads the discussion.  Everyone is invited to attend.

How to Read Hebrew Scripture with a Modern Lens with Ahuva Ho

Ahuva Ho brings discussion and insight through text study. Everyone is invited to attend.
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 873 9383 2239
Password: 906985

Talmud Study with Neil Spingarn Wednesdays at 7:30pm

Click here to join the session. For more information email Neil.

Enrichment Fund Lectures and Programs

CBI’s Enrichment Fund allows us to bring noteworthy scholars, artists and speakers to CBI for a number of programs and Shabbaton weekends each year. Check our Calendar for dates and events.

Study the Psalms with Rabbi Spitz’s YouTube Recordings

In 2020 and 2021 Rabbi Spitz taught sessions looking closely at each of the 150 Psalms. You are invited to view them here.

Click here for Herman Birch’s Torah reading lessons