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Upcoming Events

Knit 'n Nosh

Tuesday, July 26, 12:00 PM
Shirley and Herbert Semler Boardroom

Knitters of all levels are welcome to join this growing group.

Under the Gun

Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 PM
Goodman Hall

underthegunThe CBI Brotherhood and Social Action Committee present Under the Gun, a movie that examines the events and people who have kept the gun debate fierce and the progress slow, even as gun deaths and mass shootings continue to increase. Through the lens of families impacted by the mass shootings in Newtown, Aurora, Isla Vista and Tucson, as well as those who experience daily gun violence in Chicago, the documentary looks at why politicians are finding it difficult to act and what is being done at the state and local levels. This event is free and open to the public.

Find Your Ancestral Roots

Tatiana Lifshitz, a member of CBI expert in genealogy and research can help you start building your tree and teach you the beginnings of research methods available online. She can help with the archives around the world, foreign languages and expertise in immigration laws and history helpful to identify the origins and paths traveled by your ancestors. Ms. Lifshitz will be available at times during the summer months. You can reach her This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Beneath our dome is a spiritual home, a place of community and friendship, a place to be inspired through prayer, a place for lifelong learning, and a place where every person makes a difference.

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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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