Celebrate Chanukah at CBI

Chanukah at CBI

Upcoming Events


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Havdalah & a Movie:
Keeping the Faith

Saturday, December 20
Miller Room
6:00 PM Potluck Dinner
7:00 PM Movie

Join us for Keeping the Faith, a fun, smart, and warm comedy. Everyone is welcome to join us for an optional potluck dinner before the movie. There will be a Jewish deli theme with a kugel tasting! Please RSVP to the CBI office with the number of people attending the potluck and the item you will be bringing.

Lift Urban Portland Christmas Dinner

Thursday, December 25
11:30 AM-2:00 PM
Goodman Hall

Volunteer at our annual community Holiday Dinner and ensure a festive event for our guests. This year the dinner is on Christmas Day and volunteers are still needed. Although many teams are full, the kitchen clean-up team is looking for more volunteers interested in working either the 11am-1pm shift or the 1pm-3pm shift. Click here to sign up.

CBI Book Group

Sunday, January 4, 9:00 AM
Herbert & Shirley Semler Board Room

Join us for a morning of pleasant literary discussion. There is no need to sign up. January's selection is Night in Shanghai by Nicole Mones.

Women in Politics

Sunday, January 4, 10:30 AM
Pollin Chapel
Speaker: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

Please join us for a special guest, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, US Representative for Oregon's 1st Congressional District. Rep. Bonamici will speak about Women in Politics. This event is jointly sponsored by Sisterhood and Brotherhood.

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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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