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Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Spitz

Enter the Zohar, the Mystical Commentary of the Torah Rabbi Spitz has studied this text for the past five years. The Zohar approaches the sacred text with a symbolic system, the ten sefirot. We will examine read together to gain experiences with this illumination, the meaning of the word Zohar. This introduction will help prepare…

Hanukkah Celebration 2019

Join us in celebrating the Festival of Lights Friday, December 27th6pm Shabbat Hanukkah Service led by Carl CedarDinner following services, with latkes and singing$15 per adult/$10 per child (ages 2-12 years) Dinner Menu:Latkes, apple sauce, sour cream, salmon, green salad, pasta with marinara sauce, roasted vegetables, fruit, donuts and desserts. Get ready for Friday night…

CBI Annual Gala 2020

Celebrating 2020 VisionHonoring Heather Katz, Sandy Klein and Arie Katz Congregation B’nai Israel will hold its annual gala on Sunday, March 29th. This year’s gala will honor community and CBI leaders Heather Katz, Sandy Klein and Arie Katz.  The gala is an evening filled with live music, good food, and opportunities to see friends and countless…

Professor Danny Matt

Congregation B’nai Israel Enrichment Fund Lecture Professor Danny Matt will be featured at a Siyyum with Rabbi Spitz celebrating his completion of his 5 year study of the Zohar Sunday, March 15th 9:00amIn the Family Life Center “The Prophet Elijah and the Zohar”$15 per person, $10 For RSVP by March 11Free for CBI 5780 Enrichment…

One Month Scholar

Congregation B’nai Israel Invites You to Learn with the Community Scholar Program One-Month-Scholar Professor Paul Liptz Saturday, January 25th9:30 am Services 12:00 pm Kiddush Luncheon1:00 pm Lecture in the Sanctuary Jewishness in the Jewish State Since Israel’s establishment, the complex nature of Judaism is a central component of life. The interaction of politics, power, and…