Beth Israel is an independent congregation, a welcoming traditional egalitarian community devoted to the principle of an intentioned and meaningful Jewish life, expressed through our core values of education, spirituality, celebration, and social justice.


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Upcoming Events

Saturday & 8th Day Passover Morning Services (Yizkor)

Date: April 30, 2016 Time: 9:30 am - 11:55 am

Hasidishe Kiddush with Rabbi Goldstein

Date: April 30, 2016 Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

CBI Beit Midrash

Date: May 1, 2016 Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle

Date: May 1, 2016 Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Possible Second Primary Elections at CBI

Date: May 3, 2016 Time: 7:00 am

From Age-ing to Sage-ing®

Date: May 3, 2016 Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet the Midrash

Date: May 4, 2016 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

News from CBI

CBI Bet Sefer Students Pray with Their Feet

On Sunday, February 14th, on a very chilly morning the CBI pre-Bnei Mitzvah students in Moreh Mike’s Bet Sefer (Sunday school) class did something wonderful – they prayed with their feet. Put another way, this group of 7th graders got a chance to live their Judaism wrapping up a 5-month long service learning Tikkun Olam project. Click here to read the complete article.

Friday Noon Study Group

Fridays, 12-1 pm

The Study Group begins New Topic on February 5
Our informal Study Group will be exploring Amy-Jill Levine's The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi: Short Stories by Jesus.  

Meet the Midrash

Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 pm

Out of the texts of the Torah, the Rabbis created teachings bringing deeper meanings to the wisdom of the Jewish people known as Midrash. Each week we will explore some of these teachings based on the weekly Torah portion.

Hasidishe Kiddush

Last Shabbat of Each Month

Fill your heart and soul with Torah (and schnapps...) and join together to learn Hasidic thought and wisdom on the parashat ha'shavua. Last Shabbat of each month, 12:30 pm in the library

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