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Events

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 Introduction December 5 Hebrew December 12 Hebrew December 19 Hebrew January 9 Trope January 16 Trope January 23 Hebrew January 30 Hebrew February 6 Trope…

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…

Learn about the refugee crisis

Orange County Jewish Coalition for Refugees in conjunction with HIAS’ National Refugee Shabbat invites you to learn more about the current refugee crisis: Saturday, October 27 9:30am: Services 12pm Kiddush lunch 1-2 pm: Discussion of the refugee crisis and ways to help. Rabbi Spitz will welcome Massouma Hassan, who will share her fascinating personal story…

Serenity Shabbat

A Community-Wide Initiative to Joyfully Celebrate the Dual Blessings of Recovery & Shabbat! Everyone is welcome, including members of the recovery community, friends and family who have been affected by a loved one’s addiction, and anyone interested in this unique spiritual experience. Saturday, November 10 9:30am Service Sermon by Rabbi Elie Spitz: “Family Dynamics &…

High Holy Day Survey 5779

Thank you for being a member and/or supporter of CBI! Please scroll down to take our High Holy Day survey. We are collecting feedback on this year’s services so we can provide you an even better experience next year. It should take less than 10 minutes to complete, and you have the option of answering…

OC Mega Challah Bake is coming to CBI!

CBI Women’s Club will be hosting its very own Challah Bake this year! When: Thursday October 25, 2018 Where: CBI Social Hall Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Cost: $18/person RSVP in the form below. *Children are welcome to attend! *Please let the office know if you are gluten free. ENJOY a fun night out – CONNECT…

Knowledge For College Parent Program & Donation Form

Knowledge For College Parent Program Sunday, October 14th 6 – 8PM Register at www.know4college.org/register Come hear a dynamic panel of speakers address the rewards and challenges Jewish student face on today’s college campuses, and address why we as parents should care.  Come hear insights and stories to help EDUCATE, EMPOWER and PREPARE your teen for connection…