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2016 High Holidays

Knit 'n' Nosh

Tuesday, August 30, 12:30 PM
Shirley and Herbert Semler Board Room

Knitters and crocheters of all levels are welcome to gather for crafting and company.

Shabbat on the Plaza

Friday, September 2 & 9, 6:00 PM
Temple Lawn

Join us for the final two Shabbat on the Plaza Services of the summer. Enjoy a musical Shabbat Service with frozen treats at the Oneg! We hope to see you there to help us say goodbye to summer.

Tot Shabbat

Saturday, September 3, 9:00 AM
Pollin Chapel

Join us for a musical Tot Shabbat with Kim Schneiderman and CBI Clergy, followed by a Family Oneg and craft project. Fun for the whole family!

CBI Book Group

Sunday, September 11, 9:00 AM
Shirley and Herbert Semler Board Room

CBI’s Book Club will resume monthly meetings on Sunday, September 11. Our first selection following summer break will be Kati Marton’s The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who fled Hitler And Changed the World. If you want to get a head start on our October reading, check out The Marriage Of Opposites: A Novel by Alice Hoffman.

Back to Shul Meet Up and Picnic

Sunday, September 11, 10:00 AM
Temple

Catch up with classmates at our Back to Shul Meet Up and Picnic. Opportunities to meet families and teachers! Icebreakers! Games! A bouncy house! A buffet lunch! Live music with Joe Baker and The Kitchen Men from 11:30-1:00! CBI's Religious School classes start on September 18. If you haven’t yet registered, please contact Sarah in the Religious School office at (503) 222-1069.

Synagogue on the Frontier

Sunday, September 11, 12:00 PM
Temple
Presenter: Henry Kunowski

Architectural Historian and CBI congregant Henry Kunowski will lead a tour of our historic campus. Explore our beautiful buildings with an expert as he guides us well beyond their obvious features. With the approach of the High Holidays, this is the perfect opportunity for new and longstanding members alike to see our synagogue with fresh eyes.

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From committees to book groups, from events for those over 50 to those under 40, there are many ways to get involved at CBI and become acquainted with other congregants. Explore our website, call our office at 503-222-1069, or just show up to a service or event. Here at CBI, you will find a warm and inviting atmosphere in which to expand and explore your Jewish life.

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Watch the video above for a special message from Cantor Ida Rae Cahana

Jews Next Dor

Congregation Beth Israel’s group
for 20/30-somethings

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High Holidays 2016

The High Holidays are rapidly approaching! Please keep a lookout in the coming weeks for mailings from us regarding our schedule of services, the Book of Remembrance, and our new High Holidays Prayer Books.

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