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Elul Shofar Blowing and Teachings

Click the links below to listen to the shofar blowing and teaching videos for Elul Elul 1, Introduction to Elul Shofar Sounds and Teachings Elul 2, We Are All Flawed Elul 3, Psalm 27, An English Translation Elul 4, Singing Psalm 27 and a Commentary Elul 5, Why Psalm 27 Was Chosen? Elul 6, Psalm…

Lulav and Etrog Order 2020

THE MITZVAH OFLULAV & ETROG ORDER YOURS NOW! On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the yield of your land, you shall observe the festival of the LORD [to last] seven days: a complete rest on the first day, and a complete rest on the eighth day. On the…

Introduction to Judaism

Introduction to Judaism 2020-2021 18 Sundays Beginning October 18, 2020 Zoom Classes (until it is safe to be in person) 1-3pm Click here for full class schedule and topics. Taught by Rabbi Elie Spitz and Rabbi Robin Foonberg, Director of Education along with Amy Robinson Katz, Ba’alat Tefillah & Mike Mymon This program is ideal for anyone looking…

5781 High Holy Day Worship Schedule

High Holy Day Services 5781/2020 All services will be streamed on our CBI YouTube channels Please click on the link for EACH service at the appropriate time(s) Friday, September 18, 2020 Erev Rosh Hashanah (and Shabbat) 6:00pm Ma’ariv Service Saturday, September 19, 2020 Rosh Hashanah Day 1 (and Shabbat) 9:00am Shacharit Service 9:30am Rosh Hashanah…

Small Groups: The Seven Questions You’re Asked in Heaven

Small groups are your opportunity to deepen friendships through conversations on meaningful topics. This is our fifth Small Group’s Discussions. This year’s focus is on Professor Ron Wolfson’s book, The Seven Questions You’re Asked in Heaven: Reviewing and Renewing Your Life on Earth. Wolfson teaches Jewish education at the University of Judaism and is a…

Rabbi Spitz’s Virtual Events

A Psalm A Day – Currently Tuesday Morning from 10:00-10:30 AM Psalms are Biblical poems to God. Jews traditionally read psalms during times of trouble. We are in such a moment. Jews also chant psalms as an essential part of our daily prayers. Please join me for a half hour study of a Psalm. Previous…

Ways to Pray with Amy

Sunday Morning Minyan at 9:10am Lead by Amy Robinson Katz, CBI in partnership with Temple Beth El of South Orange County offers these minyanim for anyone who would like to say Kaddish or just have an opportunity to pray in community. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88634909302?pwd=a29hZ3daNnJRWkpWaDU2ME1lNUhtUT09 Meeting ID: 886 3490 9302 Password: minyan Wednesday Night Minyan at 8:15pm Lead…

Virtual Adult Learning

Parashat  Hashavuah Torah Study Study the week’s Torah portion at 4pm on Sundays. Everyone is invited to attend. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/715051346Meeting ID: 715-051-346Password: 253920 How to Read Hebrew Scripture with a Modern Lens Ahuva Ho brings discussion and insight through text study. Everyone is invited to attend. Join Zoom Meeting:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87393832239?pwd=NDdiL3NoWVFZY3I5cmloTTZ3RDhHQT09Meeting ID: 873 9383 2239Password: 906985 Talmud…

Past Psalm a Day Sessions

Click the Psalm below to view Psalm 1: Happiness Quest Psalm 2: Royal Struggles Psalm 3: King David Pursued- By His Own Son! Psalm 4: Reassurance Before Sleep Psalm 5: Awaking Anxious Over Words Psalm 6: Utter Despair Psalm 7: Defiantly Trusting Psalm 8: Exalted Partnership Psalm 9: A Judge Supreme Psalm 10: Beware the…