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Shabbaton with Gila Fine

Shabbaton with Gila Fine Friday, May 24 6:00 pm Services 7:00 pm Shabbat Dinner 8:00 pm Lecture Saturday, May 25 9:30 am Services Noon Kiddush Luncheon 1:00 pm Lecture $15/Adult, $10/Child (3-12 yrs) includes all meals and lectures Gila Fine is the editor in chief of Maggid Books (Koren Publishers Jerusalem). She is also a…

Shavuot 5779

Saturday, June 8 8:30-9pm: Erev Shavuot Services 9pm-12am: Tikkun Leil Shavuot and Dessert (see the Tikkun Leil Shavuot speakers below) Sunday, June 9 9:30am: Shavuot Services followed by a Kiddush Luncheon Monday, June 10 9:30am: Shavuot Services with Yizkor and the chanting of the Book of Ruth followed by a Kiddush luncheon What exactly is…

Jr. Congregation with Carl Cedar

Join Carl Cedar for Junior Congregation Junior Congregation: For 1st through 5th Grade 10:30am to 11:40am in the Family Life Center Everyone has a role in making this musical, interactive service come to life! Spirited guitar and beautiful melodies enrich the prayer experience not only for kids, but for parents as well. A great preparation…

Shabbat Under the Stars 2019

Potluck Picnic and Prayer on the Patio with Carl Cedar Fridays at 6pm May 17: Mexican dinner June 21: Israeli dinner July 26: Barbecue Picnic dinner August 16: Southwestern dinner September 20: Breakfast for dinner Potluck Details: CBI will provide the main course. Last names A-P: Side Dish or Salad Last names Q-Z: Dessert or…

Women’s Club Cooking Class

Women’s Club Event: Sunday, June 30 at 4pm:  Cooking Class at Sur La Table (Newport Beach location). The class theme is Summer Entertaining.  Participants will learn hands-on how to grill a perfect piece of salmon, make creamy risotto, plus bake a personalized blackberry pie. $69 per participant reserved directly https://www.surlatable.com/sku/5396700/Girls%27+Night+Out%3A+Summer+Entertaining 

Was Shakespeare a Jewish Woman?

Sunday Morning Coffee and Conversation: Was Shakespeare a Jewish Woman? A recent article in The Atlantic theorizes that some of Shakespeare’s work may have actually been written by a woman, perhaps Emilia Bassano of a Converso family.  Join us to hear thoughts on this speculation from CBI member Julia Lupton, UCI professor and Shakespeare researcher. Sunday,…