CBI Events Calendar

Meet the Midrash
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Meet the Midrash is for those who want to make the regular study of the weekly Torah portion a part of their fixed practice.

Join Rabbi Goldstein each Wednesday around noon for a traditional interpretation of the Sages on the upcoming Torah portion or upcoming holidays.

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Friday Noon Study Group
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group

Friday, July 26, 12:00-1:00 

The publication, Sh’ma Now, hosted by the Jewish Forward magazine, curates a monthly distilled “conversation” bringing together several voices around a single theme. These voices cross the spectrum of Judaism — secular and religious, communal and non-partisan, engaged and striving. Participants in our study group will have an opportunity to join in this conversation.  Our focus is on ideas — their complexity and range, and how they inform action.
Last week, we discussed the concept of Makom Kodesh, Making a place sacred.  Participants shared their thoughts on what makes spaces holy:  location? what happens or happened there?  what we do there to welcome God’s presence, or the practice of Godliness.

This week, July 26, we will discuss the Jewish tradition of

Generosity of the Heart:  N’div Lev | נְדִיב  לֵב

We invite you to explore several readings on this topic posted at:

After our session on July 26, the Noon Study Group will take a short recess.  We will resume our discussions on August 23 when we begin a discussion of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’s To Heal a Fractured World:  The Ethics of Responsibility.  Stay tuned to this web site for details. 

Our informal discussion group meets every Friday from 12-1, in the CBI Library.  All are welcome to join us, regardless of their level of expertise or attendance at previous Friday study group sessions.     If you have questions, please contact Jay Jacoby at jbjacoby@uncc.edu.



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Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ CBI
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join CBI families and kids, members and visitors of all ages as we come together to welcome Shabbat with prayer, song and inspiration.

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Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a participatory, high-energy Shabbat service, sure to inspire, uplift, educate and engage. Be sure to hang around for food and schmoozing at our Kiddish lunch.

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Hasidishe Kiddush
Jul 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Hasidishe Kiddush

Warm your heart and soul with Torah (and schnapps…) and join together to learn Hasidic thought and wisdom on parashat ha’shavu’a, the weekly Torah portion. We’ll meet on the last Shabbat of each month, at 12:30 pm in the small sanctuary.  All are welcome.

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