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Virtual Auction

Our 2020 Gala Silent Auction has transitioned to an Online Auction and we hope you will join in the bidding and fun! Here is the link to register for the auction: https://cbi2020gala.ggo.bid/ The auction is now open and will close Sunday July 12 at 7pm. You can use your computer, smartphone or tablet to bid. Auction…

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…

Virtual Gala 2020

Please plan on joining us for a Virtual Celebration to recognize our annual gala honorees Arie Katz, Sandy Klein, and Heather Katz on Sunday, July 12 from 5:00 – 6:00pm. We also have an online auction which is now open. Please plan on joining the celebration via a Zoom webinar on Sunday, July 12. We…

Lighthouse Breakfast Food Drive

Food Drive June 17-24 for Lighthouse Shelter for the Homeless Thank you to those who have participated in our monthly breakfasts for the homeless.  We are now inviting you to participate in a different way by dropping off food items and gift cards, June 17-24, which will be distributed at a special 4th of July Bar-be-Que…

GEMS of the Zohar a 3-Part On-Line Series with Prof. Daniel Matt

On-Line Zoom Learning Series with Prof. Daniel Matt co-sponsored by The CBI Enrichment Fund and The Community Scholar Program GEMS of the Zohar Thursday July 9 and 16, 2020 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Free to CBI and CSP Members, $36 per household for general public Dedicated in honor of Dr. Linda Kaplan and Rabbi…

Shavuot 5780

What exactly is Shavuot and why do we celebrate it? Biblically, this holiday marks the beginning of the wheat harvest in Israel. Later, in rabbinic times, it became known as the anniversary of Revelation of Sinai. The pairing of the two is fitting: Wheat is the primary ingredient for bread, which is a life-sustaining food…

Rabbi Spitz’s Past Conversations and Teachings

A conversation with Dr. Harry Rauch from March 26 Click here to hear the conversation “Jewish Irony: Passover Cancelled Because of Plague”. Well, not exactly. We will have seders, but they will be small. We will have seders with those with whom we share our dwelling – or perhaps larger circles with the aid of…

Religious School Registration

Religious School and Hebrew School for Grades K-7 Hebrew High  – Grades 8-12 STUDENT REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION FORM 2020-2021 Kindergarten/1st Grade Sunday – 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Grade 6 Sunday – 9:00 am – 12:30 pm AND Wednesday – 4:15 pm-6:15 pm Grade 4 Sunday – 9:00 am – 12:30 pm AND Tuesday – 4:15 pm – 6:15 pm Grades 2,…