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Events

The Jews of Italy: History, Culture, Literature, Arts, Music and Food

Please Join Congregation B’nai Israel for a Scholar-In-Residence Series Sponsored by The Spencer B. Gilbert, M.D. Memorial Fund Professor Marc Michael Epstein: The Jews of Italy: History, Culture, Literature, Arts, Music and Food Friday, March 8th 6:00 pm: Shabbat Evening Services 7:00 pm: Special Italian Shabbat Dinner ($15/Adult, $5/Child from 3-12 years) 8:00 pm: Lecture…

Professor Marc Dollinger – CSP One-Month-Scholar

Saturday, January 12th 9:30 am Services Noon Kiddush Luncheon 1:00 pm Lecture No charge to attend Thank you to the 5779 CBI Enrichment Fund Annual Patrons who have provided funding for this program Dr. Marc Dollinger holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University.…

Ruach Run

Our youth and religious school fall fundraiser, the RUACH RUN, will be Sunday 12/2!  Register your Religious School Student, USYer, Macharnik, or Kadimanik NOW!  We will have Chanukah lunch with the Men’s Club.  It will be a fun time and raise much needed funds for our school and youth groups.  Money raised will support both Religious School and Youth Department…

Hanukkah Party

Join us for a night of latkes, Krispy Kreme donuts, songs and more! Friday, December 7th 5:30pm Young Family Celebration & Dinner – RSVP here 6pm Services 7pm Dinner and music with Carl Cedar and band! (RSVP in the form below) $10 per member/$15 non-member 2-11 years: $5 member/$7 non-member Under 2 are free Festive…

Beginning Hebrew & Trope class

Learn with Rabbi Robin Foonberg & Helene Coulter Learn to read Hebrew and chant Torah! For beginners and intermediate readers who want to refresh their skills 7-8pm Wednesdays November 28 Class Postponed December 5 Hebrew December 12 Hebrew December 19 Hebrew January 9 Trope January 16 Trope January 23 Hebrew January 30 Hebrew February 6…

Knowledge for College Registration

January 13th 4 – 8PM at CBI and includes dinner March 3rd 4-6PM at Temple Bat Yahm and includes snacks April 14th 6-8PM at CBI includes snacks Registration before October 31st: $20 After October 31st: $25

Yiddish: Past and Present with Prof. Justin Cammy

When Yiddish Was Young: Vilna’s Last Generation Sunday November 4, 2018 from 3:00-4:00 PM Congregation B’nai Israel $18.00 per person; Free to Members of  CSP and CBI with RSVP before November 2, 2018 Click here to register.  Questions? Contact Arie Katz of the Community Scholar Program at akatz@occsp.org or 949.682.4040. Where and what was Yiddishland? Return with us to…

OC iEngage

Congregation B’nai Israel Proudly Presents an Exciting Learning Opportunity with the Shalom Hartman Institute Through the study of Jewish narratives about Israel and the unpacking of the complex meanings of peace in Jewish tradition, we will explore as a community the ideas and values that animate different attitudes toward the conflict and how these values…