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Mid-Life; Is It A Crisis?

Mid-Life; Is It A Crisis? A Hearing Men’s Voices Program A CBI Men’s Club Series For Men Only Discussion Leaders:MICHAEL ADLER and ALAN CORTEZ, M.D. A DELICIOUS FRESH BRUNCH WILL BE SERVED HEARING MEN’S VOICES is a series that brings Jewish men together in the shul to discuss various critical issues that are relevant to…

Book Club

Monthly on Thursdays at 7:30pm July 19: Windy City Blues by Renee Rosen August 16: Mary Coin by Marisa Silver October 18: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles November 15 Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir December 20: TBD  

Davening workshop

Wondering how our prayers can vault us into relationship with the Divine? Wondering when we stand, sit, bow and why? Take a deeper look into the siddur, the prayers, and the overall flow of the service with Rabbinic Intern Ariel Sholklapper. May 21 at 10:30am Click here to list to Ariel’s sermon “A Pathway Toward Freedom.”

Coastal Services

Location: University Park (1 Beech Tree Lane, Irvine) RSVP: To confirm that you’re coming and choose a dish to bring (if applicable), please sign up here. Schedule: Services will start at 9:30am, kiddush luncheon at 12pm. CBI coastal services provide easier access for our members that live nearby and lay-led prayer in a relaxed setting. All…

Israeli movie night and candy buffet

This is a campy, fun, comedy that spoofs TV singing contests. Six friends create a feelgood song, film it on their cell phone and submit it as a lark. The song goes viral and they are thrust into the limelight as Israel’s entry in the Unisong competition. RSVP by April 20th to $5 per person Candy buffet and coffee…

Shlomo Katz – Live in Concert

Playing music of his own and of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach An OC Community Scholar Program hosted by Congregation B’nai Israel $18.00 per person (if registered prior to March 3rd, 2016) $36.00 at the door FREE for CBI Benefactors, CSP Members and educators who register early REGISTER NOW! Shlomo Katz was born into a family of…

Shabbaton with Rabbi Elliot Dorff

Congregation B’nai Israel Invites the Community to a Scholar-In-Residence Series sponsored by The Spencer B. Gilbert M.D. Memorial Fund featuring Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Ph.D. Moral Matters – Cutting Edge Ethical Issues Friday, March 4 at 6:00 PM: Shabbat Service, Dinner and Lecture: “Cutting Edge Topics in Medical Ethics: Matters of Life and Death” Saturday March 5 at 9:30…

Hal’lu Service

Traditional like you’ve never heard before… An instrumental musical Shabbat morning service with Amy Robinson, Carl Cedar, and CBI’s own team of daveners. Join the circle! Stay for our Kiddush lunch. Everyone is invited to attend.