CBI Events Calendar

Dec
16
Sun
Y.E.P Multi-Generational Program (December) @ TBD
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Y.E.P Multi-Generational Program (December) @ TBD

Once a month (usually the last Sunday of the month), the CBI Youth Engagement Program (Y.E.P) brings the entire family together for a multi-generational learning opportunity. This special event features diverse, hands-on activities centered around a core theme or event.  Parents and their kids are guided by Y.E.P staff, including Rabbi Justin, through a coordinated cycle of discovery designed to bring the family closer together and instill a love of Jewish learning.

Y.E.P Multi-generational programs are often held off site. Participating families will receive notifications of each program in advance.

To learn more about CBI’s unique multi-generational learning component, we invite you to contact the office or email Y.E.P Coordinator, Ken Vallario.

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CJJ Social
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join Us as We Come Together for an Afternoon of Inspiring Conversation

 December 16 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Carolina Jews for Justice/West (CJJ/W) hopes you can join us from 2 to 4 p.m. on December 16 at Congregation Beth HaTephila, 23 North Liberty Street, Asheville, as we come together for the afternoon.

 

With Hanukkah behind us and the New Year approaching, we would like you to join us for an afternoon of conversation, a chance to meet some new  people, and a nosh as we  look back on the year and reflect on what’s ahead.

 

Who knows who you’ll meet and what interesting conversation you might strike up?

 

Please RSVP to  cjjwest@carolinajewsforjustice.org.

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Dec
19
Wed
Meet the Midrash
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash @ Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Meet the Midrash
Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 pm
Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014 8:00 am

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. We will gain not only an understanding of what the Rabbis were teaching, but how and why they were able to offer these teachings. While there are many compilations of Midrash from different periods in Jewish history, we will focus our studies on Midrash Rabbah.

Wednesdays 12 noon – 1pm

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Dec
21
Fri
Friday Noon Study Group
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group

Friday, January 18, 12:00-1:00

We began last Friday’s session with another review of Talmudic logic’s influence on Jewish humor (with the help of a short handout on hermeneutics–rules for biblical interpretation).  We then discussed the Wikipedian supplement on Jewish humor (another handout).  Much of this was a rehash of material we covered in Telushkin–anti-authoritarian ethos of Jewish jokes, humor as a leveling device, humor as a tool of the oppressed for social catharsis.  One aspect of Jewish humor observed in the handout was its dialectical nature/that it oscillated between opposing characteristics–a point also made in Chapter 4 of  Telushkin’s Jewish Humor.  As we examined that chapter, we noted that certain opposing traits ascribed to Jews–“timid self-perception” vs. “neurotic self-importance,” for example–formed the basis for much humor.  We concluded our discussion with a focus on jokes that centered on differences among Jewish denominations.

This week, our discussion will pick up on some loose ends from Chapter 4 (jokes on Jewish appearance and sexuality) and then move on to Chapter 5 which covers humor that grows out of Jewish experiences of persecution and homelessness (pp. 107-123).

Our informal discussion group meets every Friday from 12-1 in the Library at Congregation Beth Israel on Murdock Avenue.  All are welcome to join us, regardless of their level of expertise.   Copies of Telushkin’s book are available on a variety of internet outlets.  If you have questions, please contact Jay Jacoby at jbjacoby@uncc.edu.

 

 

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Dec
22
Sat
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
Dec 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us each Shabbat for an uplifting and participatory journey – to Sinai and back. Then hang around afterward for a wonderful kiddush lunch, a little schnapps and a lot of shmoozing.

Come as you are – leave changed.

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Dec
26
Wed
Meet the Midrash
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash @ Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Meet the Midrash
Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 pm
Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014 8:00 am

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. We will gain not only an understanding of what the Rabbis were teaching, but how and why they were able to offer these teachings. While there are many compilations of Midrash from different periods in Jewish history, we will focus our studies on Midrash Rabbah.

Wednesdays 12 noon – 1pm

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Dec
28
Fri
Friday Noon Study Group
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group

Friday, January 18, 12:00-1:00

We began last Friday’s session with another review of Talmudic logic’s influence on Jewish humor (with the help of a short handout on hermeneutics–rules for biblical interpretation).  We then discussed the Wikipedian supplement on Jewish humor (another handout).  Much of this was a rehash of material we covered in Telushkin–anti-authoritarian ethos of Jewish jokes, humor as a leveling device, humor as a tool of the oppressed for social catharsis.  One aspect of Jewish humor observed in the handout was its dialectical nature/that it oscillated between opposing characteristics–a point also made in Chapter 4 of  Telushkin’s Jewish Humor.  As we examined that chapter, we noted that certain opposing traits ascribed to Jews–“timid self-perception” vs. “neurotic self-importance,” for example–formed the basis for much humor.  We concluded our discussion with a focus on jokes that centered on differences among Jewish denominations.

This week, our discussion will pick up on some loose ends from Chapter 4 (jokes on Jewish appearance and sexuality) and then move on to Chapter 5 which covers humor that grows out of Jewish experiences of persecution and homelessness (pp. 107-123).

Our informal discussion group meets every Friday from 12-1 in the Library at Congregation Beth Israel on Murdock Avenue.  All are welcome to join us, regardless of their level of expertise.   Copies of Telushkin’s book are available on a variety of internet outlets.  If you have questions, please contact Jay Jacoby at jbjacoby@uncc.edu.

 

 

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Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Dec 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us in welcoming Shabbat with prayer and song.

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Dec
29
Sat
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
Dec 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us each Shabbat for an uplifting and participatory journey – to Sinai and back. Then hang around afterward for a wonderful kiddush lunch, a little schnapps and a lot of shmoozing.

Come as you are – leave changed.

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Dec
30
Sun
Torah on Tap @ Habitat Tavern and Commons
Dec 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Torah on Tap @ Habitat Tavern and Commons | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

How do you pack when it’s time to move on?

Think about the big changes in your life; those changes that force you to stop and think – who are you, what’s important to you, which relationships are disposable? Maybe it’s a move to a new city, or a change in your marital status, the loss of a loved one, the birth of a child. During times of transformation, we make choices regarding which memories, characteristics and relationshipsfrom our past will serve us as we move forward. Not all of who we are, or were, will make the cut. How do we decide.

Join us Sunday, December 30 at Habitat Tavern and Commons  for the latest installment of Torah on Tap. We’ll talk about life, Judaism and stuff. As always, Torah on Tap is a chance to learn, vent, share and, most of all, understand what 4,000 years of cutural development, debate and dialogue has to say about some of the issues that confront us today.

Habitat Tavern is located on Broadway St., next door to Moog Music Inc. You can find plenty of parking at the back of the building. Torah on Tap is free and open to all. Varying viewpoints are not only welcome, but encouraged. Habitat does not serve food and their selection of non-alcoholic beverages is limited. Feel free to bring in snacks, sodas, etc.

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Jan
2
Wed
Meet the Midrash
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash @ Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Meet the Midrash
Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 pm
Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014 8:00 am

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. We will gain not only an understanding of what the Rabbis were teaching, but how and why they were able to offer these teachings. While there are many compilations of Midrash from different periods in Jewish history, we will focus our studies on Midrash Rabbah.

Wednesdays 12 noon – 1pm

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Exec Committee Meeting
Jan 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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Jan
4
Fri
Friday Noon Study Group
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group

Friday, January 18, 12:00-1:00

We began last Friday’s session with another review of Talmudic logic’s influence on Jewish humor (with the help of a short handout on hermeneutics–rules for biblical interpretation).  We then discussed the Wikipedian supplement on Jewish humor (another handout).  Much of this was a rehash of material we covered in Telushkin–anti-authoritarian ethos of Jewish jokes, humor as a leveling device, humor as a tool of the oppressed for social catharsis.  One aspect of Jewish humor observed in the handout was its dialectical nature/that it oscillated between opposing characteristics–a point also made in Chapter 4 of  Telushkin’s Jewish Humor.  As we examined that chapter, we noted that certain opposing traits ascribed to Jews–“timid self-perception” vs. “neurotic self-importance,” for example–formed the basis for much humor.  We concluded our discussion with a focus on jokes that centered on differences among Jewish denominations.

This week, our discussion will pick up on some loose ends from Chapter 4 (jokes on Jewish appearance and sexuality) and then move on to Chapter 5 which covers humor that grows out of Jewish experiences of persecution and homelessness (pp. 107-123).

Our informal discussion group meets every Friday from 12-1 in the Library at Congregation Beth Israel on Murdock Avenue.  All are welcome to join us, regardless of their level of expertise.   Copies of Telushkin’s book are available on a variety of internet outlets.  If you have questions, please contact Jay Jacoby at jbjacoby@uncc.edu.

 

 

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Sorry – Shabbatluck at Ali & Sebastian’s is full
Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sorry, folks, the January Shabbatluck at Ali & Sebastian’s filled up very quickly since seating was limited to 10 people.  We’ll try to find a larger venue for February’s Shabbatluck.

Please contact Julie Sherman or Patti Frankel if you might be interested in hosting in the future.

Have you been wanting to celebrate Shabbat in the comfort of home? Have you been craving the connection of community? Then join us for our  monthly First Friday CBI Home Shabbatlucks! This month’s gathering is being hosted at Ali Climo and Sebatian Matthews’ home in East Asheville.

We will be coming together as a community of friends to celebrate Shabbat in the comfort of home with candle-lighting, singing, and a potluck. People of all ages are welcome to attend! Due to size constraints, This month is limited to 10 attendees.

 

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Jan
5
Sat
Bar Mitzvah Elijah Caro @ Congregation Beth Israel
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
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Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us each Shabbat for an uplifting and participatory journey – to Sinai and back. Then hang around afterward for a wonderful kiddush lunch, a little schnapps and a lot of shmoozing.

Come as you are – leave changed.

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Jan
6
Sun
CBI Beit Midrash
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Jan
8
Tue
Tu BiShvat Seder 5779
Jan 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jan
9
Wed
Meet the Midrash
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash @ Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Meet the Midrash
Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 pm
Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014 8:00 am

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. We will gain not only an understanding of what the Rabbis were teaching, but how and why they were able to offer these teachings. While there are many compilations of Midrash from different periods in Jewish history, we will focus our studies on Midrash Rabbah.

Wednesdays 12 noon – 1pm

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Jan
10
Thu
CBI Board meeting
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
CBI Board meeting
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Jan
11
Fri
Friday Noon Study Group
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group

Friday, January 18, 12:00-1:00

We began last Friday’s session with another review of Talmudic logic’s influence on Jewish humor (with the help of a short handout on hermeneutics–rules for biblical interpretation).  We then discussed the Wikipedian supplement on Jewish humor (another handout).  Much of this was a rehash of material we covered in Telushkin–anti-authoritarian ethos of Jewish jokes, humor as a leveling device, humor as a tool of the oppressed for social catharsis.  One aspect of Jewish humor observed in the handout was its dialectical nature/that it oscillated between opposing characteristics–a point also made in Chapter 4 of  Telushkin’s Jewish Humor.  As we examined that chapter, we noted that certain opposing traits ascribed to Jews–“timid self-perception” vs. “neurotic self-importance,” for example–formed the basis for much humor.  We concluded our discussion with a focus on jokes that centered on differences among Jewish denominations.

This week, our discussion will pick up on some loose ends from Chapter 4 (jokes on Jewish appearance and sexuality) and then move on to Chapter 5 which covers humor that grows out of Jewish experiences of persecution and homelessness (pp. 107-123).

Our informal discussion group meets every Friday from 12-1 in the Library at Congregation Beth Israel on Murdock Avenue.  All are welcome to join us, regardless of their level of expertise.   Copies of Telushkin’s book are available on a variety of internet outlets.  If you have questions, please contact Jay Jacoby at jbjacoby@uncc.edu.

 

 

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Family Shabbat @ CBI
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Shabbat @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Families, kids, and different generations come together to welcome Shabbat with prayer and song and share in a potluck.

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Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ CBI
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us in welcoming Shabbat with prayer and song.

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Jan
12
Sat
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
Jan 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us each Shabbat for an uplifting and participatory journey – to Sinai and back. Then hang around afterward for a wonderful kiddush lunch, a little schnapps and a lot of shmoozing.

Come as you are – leave changed.

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Jan
13
Sun
CBI Beit Midrash
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Jan
16
Wed
Meet the Midrash
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash @ Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Meet the Midrash
Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 pm
Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014 8:00 am

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. We will gain not only an understanding of what the Rabbis were teaching, but how and why they were able to offer these teachings. While there are many compilations of Midrash from different periods in Jewish history, we will focus our studies on Midrash Rabbah.

Wednesdays 12 noon – 1pm

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18
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Friday Noon Study Group
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group

Friday, January 18, 12:00-1:00

We began last Friday’s session with another review of Talmudic logic’s influence on Jewish humor (with the help of a short handout on hermeneutics–rules for biblical interpretation).  We then discussed the Wikipedian supplement on Jewish humor (another handout).  Much of this was a rehash of material we covered in Telushkin–anti-authoritarian ethos of Jewish jokes, humor as a leveling device, humor as a tool of the oppressed for social catharsis.  One aspect of Jewish humor observed in the handout was its dialectical nature/that it oscillated between opposing characteristics–a point also made in Chapter 4 of  Telushkin’s Jewish Humor.  As we examined that chapter, we noted that certain opposing traits ascribed to Jews–“timid self-perception” vs. “neurotic self-importance,” for example–formed the basis for much humor.  We concluded our discussion with a focus on jokes that centered on differences among Jewish denominations.

This week, our discussion will pick up on some loose ends from Chapter 4 (jokes on Jewish appearance and sexuality) and then move on to Chapter 5 which covers humor that grows out of Jewish experiences of persecution and homelessness (pp. 107-123).

Our informal discussion group meets every Friday from 12-1 in the Library at Congregation Beth Israel on Murdock Avenue.  All are welcome to join us, regardless of their level of expertise.   Copies of Telushkin’s book are available on a variety of internet outlets.  If you have questions, please contact Jay Jacoby at jbjacoby@uncc.edu.

 

 

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Jan
19
Sat
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us each Shabbat for an uplifting and participatory journey – to Sinai and back. Then hang around afterward for a wonderful kiddush lunch, a little schnapps and a lot of shmoozing.

Come as you are – leave changed.

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Milk & Honey Hour @ CBI
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Milk & Honey Hour @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

CBI’s Milk & Honey Hour brings together young Jewish families to schmooze and acclimate their little ones (newborn to 3 yrs) to their spiritual home away from home. Once a month on the third Saturday of the month, we meet at CBI for an hour-long Jewish experience designed to expose children to the sights, sounds and smells of Judaism.

The first 30 minutes is for socializing and playing, enjoying read-to-me time and allowing the little ones to explore the synagogue. Feel free to wander where your child leads, in and out of the sanctuary, on to the bima, nothing is off limits.

The second half features singing with Penny White, Jewish Asheville’s pied piper. She’ll teach Shabbat songs, nigguns (wordless melodies), Hebrew  lullabies and Jewish holiday tunes you can continue singing to your kids at home. While the youngest absorb the rhythms and melodies, the older toddlers are encouraged to play along on drums and tambourines.

All the while, the kids are exposed to the in the background sounds and melodies of the Shabbat service coming from the sanctuary. The entire hour-long experience is designed to imprint positive Jewish memories that will last a lifetime. This program is designed for any Jewish family with kids under the age of three. You need not be a member of CBI to participate.

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Youth Shabbat @ CBI
Jan 19 @ 10:45 am – 12:30 pm
Youth Shabbat @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Once a month, children, parents and youths of all ages are invited to join Josefa Briant in the small sanctuary for a kid-friendly, family-friendly introduction to the joy of Shabbat. Make sure to stick around for Shabbat kiddush for shmoozing and lunch!  

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Jan
20
Sun
CBI Beit Midrash
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Y.E.P Multi-Generational Tu-B’Shvat Experience and Open House @ CBI
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Y.E.P Multi-Generational Tu-B'Shvat Experience and Open House @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Each month, CBI’s unique Youth Education Program (Y.E.P) provides an opportunity for the young and young-at-heart to experience, think and learn from each other as we connect the timelessness of the Jewish calendar to the sacredness of the Earth!

On January 20th, the topic is Tu B’shvat.

Meet, Discover and Do

The morning starts by sending teams of adults and kids off on a wild Tu B’shvat-themed Scavenger Hunt. Afterwards, we’ll work through a series of age-appropriate interactive nature rotations.

  • Assemble a giant tree puzzle
  • See how Torah and Judaism are like a tree
  • Create a nature-based skit to share with everyone during the Seder
  • Learn about the role of blessings and add yours to our Community Torah
  • Plant parsley to take home and use during your Passover Seder

For the final 45 minutes, we will come together as a community for a Tu B’svhat Seder that holds life lessons learned from the personalities of plants and trees.

Visitors and Guests Welcome

This program is also a great opportunity for families interested in our Youth Education Program to see what we’re all about. The Tu B’Shvat program is free and open. Meet Rabbi Justin Goldstein and Ken Vallario, CBI Youth Education Coordinator, they;ll be on hand to answer any questions you have. Enroll your child in this dynamic Jewish learning experience. We look forward to welcoming you into the CBI family.

Arrive early so you don’t miss a thing

We’ll start promptly at 10am, so we encouage you to arrive early.

Regardless of your age, CBI’s monthly Y.E.P multi-generational programs enable you to re-discover the beauty and wonder of Judaism through the eyes and heart of a child!

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Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle @ Congregation Beth HaTephila
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle @ Congregation Beth HaTephila | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Just as healthy foods nourish us through the blood stream, so Jewish meditation nourishes our “soul stream.” Meditation can be transformative, taking us from the intellectual awareness of ourselves to a deeper spiritual practice that links us to Judaism in the most profound way. Each mitzvah, holy day and cycle of life has its own rhythm, nuance, taste and character. Jewish meditation is a practice of infuing their essence into our daily spiritual lives.

Ready to give it a try? Join us (usually) on the first and third Sunday of each month from 1pm – 3pm. No previous meditation experience necessary.  This opportunity is free and open to all. While CBI’s building is undergoing renovations, we will be meeting downstairs at Congregation Beth Ha Tephila, 43 North Libery Street in North Asheville.

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Tu BiShvat Seder 5779
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jan
23
Wed
Meet the Midrash
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meet the Midrash @ Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Meet the Midrash
Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 pm
Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014 8:00 am

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. We will gain not only an understanding of what the Rabbis were teaching, but how and why they were able to offer these teachings. While there are many compilations of Midrash from different periods in Jewish history, we will focus our studies on Midrash Rabbah.

Wednesdays 12 noon – 1pm

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25
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Friday Noon Study Group
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group

Friday, January 18, 12:00-1:00

We began last Friday’s session with another review of Talmudic logic’s influence on Jewish humor (with the help of a short handout on hermeneutics–rules for biblical interpretation).  We then discussed the Wikipedian supplement on Jewish humor (another handout).  Much of this was a rehash of material we covered in Telushkin–anti-authoritarian ethos of Jewish jokes, humor as a leveling device, humor as a tool of the oppressed for social catharsis.  One aspect of Jewish humor observed in the handout was its dialectical nature/that it oscillated between opposing characteristics–a point also made in Chapter 4 of  Telushkin’s Jewish Humor.  As we examined that chapter, we noted that certain opposing traits ascribed to Jews–“timid self-perception” vs. “neurotic self-importance,” for example–formed the basis for much humor.  We concluded our discussion with a focus on jokes that centered on differences among Jewish denominations.

This week, our discussion will pick up on some loose ends from Chapter 4 (jokes on Jewish appearance and sexuality) and then move on to Chapter 5 which covers humor that grows out of Jewish experiences of persecution and homelessness (pp. 107-123).

Our informal discussion group meets every Friday from 12-1 in the Library at Congregation Beth Israel on Murdock Avenue.  All are welcome to join us, regardless of their level of expertise.   Copies of Telushkin’s book are available on a variety of internet outlets.  If you have questions, please contact Jay Jacoby at jbjacoby@uncc.edu.

 

 

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Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us in welcoming Shabbat with prayer and song.

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26
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Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Join us each Shabbat for an uplifting and participatory journey – to Sinai and back. Then hang around afterward for a wonderful kiddush lunch, a little schnapps and a lot of shmoozing.

Come as you are – leave changed.

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Jan
27
Sun
CBI Tribute Book Photo Shoot
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Rededication Tribute Book

Share a photo and a message with your CBI family to mark the occasion of our return to our renovated building!

Photographer Laurie Johnson will be available on three dates for photo shoots here at CBI:  1/27, 2/3, and 2/24, 10:00am-1:00pm.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this special occasion!

 

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Torah on Tap @ Habitat Tavern and Commons
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Torah on Tap @ Habitat Tavern and Commons | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

How do you pack when it’s time to move on?

Think about the big changes in your life; those changes that force you to stop and think – who are you, what’s important to you, which relationships are disposable? Maybe it’s a move to a new city, or a change in your marital status, the loss of a loved one, the birth of a child. During times of transformation, we make choices regarding which memories, characteristics and relationshipsfrom our past will serve us as we move forward. Not all of who we are, or were, will make the cut. How do we decide.

Join us Sunday, December 30 at Habitat Tavern and Commons  for the latest installment of Torah on Tap. We’ll talk about life, Judaism and stuff. As always, Torah on Tap is a chance to learn, vent, share and, most of all, understand what 4,000 years of cutural development, debate and dialogue has to say about some of the issues that confront us today.

Habitat Tavern is located on Broadway St., next door to Moog Music Inc. You can find plenty of parking at the back of the building. Torah on Tap is free and open to all. Varying viewpoints are not only welcome, but encouraged. Habitat does not serve food and their selection of non-alcoholic beverages is limited. Feel free to bring in snacks, sodas, etc.

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