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Archive Rabbi Spitz Virtual Events

Zoom March 24-26: Psalm 1 Video: Click hereClick here to download the Psalm 1 Psalm 2 Video: Click here Click here to download the Psalm 2 Psalm 3 video: Click hereClick here to download the Psalm A conversation with Dr. Harry Rauch from March 26Click here to hear the conversation “Jewish Irony: Passover Cancelled Because of Plague”. Well, not exactly. We will…

2020 CBI Gala Tribute Journal

The CBI 2020 Annual Gala Tribute Journal Thank you to all who contributed to the 2020 CBI Gala as sponsors, with donations or by putting an ad in the tribute journal.  Please enjoy your copy of the tribute journal now by clicking here.  We appreciate all the support that you have shown to CBI as…

Conducting a Pesech Seder in a Time of Pandemic

Conducting a Pesech Seder in a Time of Pandemic with Rabbi Spitz: Sunday, March 29 at 11am “Jewish Irony: Passover Cancelled Because of Plague” This year Pesech is different. For many of us due to physical distancing we will only participate with those in our household. I look to acknowledge this challenge and to share…

Sunday Supper Gift Card Examples

Walmart you can order a card but a hard card will be delivered. Unsure of current timing of delivery. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Basic-Blue-Walmart-Gift-Card/920320250 If you want a pure online option here are a couple- Giftcards.com has Albertsons Giftcard available https://www.giftcards.com/albertsons-gift-card Amazon also has Albertsons Giftcard but minimum is purchase is $25 https://www.amazon.com/Albertsons-Gift-Cards-Email-Delivery/dp/B07G3JRQ5H/ref=sr_1_56?keywords=walmart&qid=1585179287&rnid=2941120011&s=gift-cards&sr=1-56 You can also purchase gift cards to fast food restaurants and email or…

A Message from Rabbi Robin Foonberg

Dear CBI Family, While many of us have had to cancel our Passover seders, or include only our immediate family, we all still need Kosher for Pesach food!  OC Kosher remains open and is still offering to help support our religious school with a SHOPPING DAY on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 9am-6:30pm. Please visit OC KOSHER on APRIL 1st and don’t forget to…

A Message from Rabbi Spitz

Responding to Uncertainty This moment calls for calm and caution for this moment is dangerous. We are facing an unprecedented challenge in our lifetimes. No other illness has caused so much uncertainty. With a shudder I watch the spread of COVID-19 and feel great concern for those with the coronavirus and for all of us trying to negotiate safety. In such a…

A Message from Sharon Alkin

How to Engage and Connect with Preschoolers from Afar How is this week different from all other past weeks you might ask? Well, in normal times the teachers would be discussing the story of Passover with their children and engaged in the hands-on experiential learning that takes place each day in our classrooms. This week, learning went online. The teachers had little time to…

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/715051346 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://us04web.zoom.us/j/643965710 Talmud Study with Neil Spingarn Wednesdays at…

Intro to Judaism

March 29: Out of Darkness – Holocaust and Anti-Semitism, taught by Rabbi Robin Foonberg https://zoom.us/j/231796103 Dial in number: (669) 900-6833 Meeting ID: 231-796-103 April 5: Passover – The Jewish Master Story, taught by Mike Mymon April 26: Israel – Dreaming of Deliverance, taught by Mike Mymon May 3: The Jewish Mission to Heal the World,…

Amy Robinson Katz’s Ways to Pray

Sunday Morning Minyans 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://zoom.us/j/464391948Meeting ID: 464 391 948 Wednesday Night Minyans at 8:15pmLead by Amy Robinson Katz,…