2017 Oseran Family Lecture

Join us October 29 at 4 pm to hear Jeffrey Rosen:
The Future of the Supreme Court: Are We at a Tipping Point? 

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Oseran lecture 2017


Leonard Cohen Concert

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Upcoming Events

Conversation with Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum

Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 PM
Pollin Chapel

Ellen Rosenblum has spent her life fighting for and protecting the people of Oregon -- as a federal prosecutor, a judge, and now as our Attorney General. Join Attorney General Rosenblum in conversation at Congregation Beth Israel.

Tot Shabbat

Saturday, October 21, 9:00 AM
Pollin Chapel

Dance and sing, listen to a story from the clergy and enjoy a lovely morning together. After the service, we will share an Oneg and work on a craft project. This is a wonderful time to meet new families with young children and connect with friends!

Take Back Your Time

Sunday October 22, 10:30 AM-12 PM

Discover 6-14 hours of free time in your week. This workshop is great for when you are feeling “in a rut” or “maxed out” on energy. Ever feel like no matter what you do, you never have enough time? This workshop will help you get off autopilot and assess where your time is going. Together we will help you decide the best ways you can use your time, discover personal time-saving strategies, enable you to maximize small windows of time, and develop a personal time management plan down to the hour. Open to all, free for CBI members, $10 general admission. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Brotherhood Screening of The Settlers

Sunday, October 22, 2:00 PM
Congregation Neveh Shalom
2900 SW Peaceful Ln

The CBI Brotherhood, along with several other synagogues, are together screening the movie “The Settlers,” a look at Jewish settlers in the West Bank and their allies – Jewish and non-Jewish alike. The origins of the settler phenomenon, which reach back almost half a century, are explored along with a look at who the settlers are today and how they impact the Middle East peace process. Watch the trailer

Sisterhood Centennial Celebration

Sunday, November 5, 5:30 PM
Goodman Hall

Please join us for a celebration honoring Beth Israel Sisterhood’s 100 years in service to our temple and community. Enjoy music and comedy with the fabulous Wendy Westerwelle and tenor Eric Stern. Call the CBI Office at (503) 222-1069 or purchase your tickets here.

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Join us October 22 10:30 AM-12:00 PM for a Time Management class for parents led by one of our amazing faculty, Rachel Hall. During the course, you’ll map out where your time is going and learn where and how to find more free time and organize how you’d like to be spending your time. Click the image below for more details. The class is free to all CBI members and $10 for non-members. We also have free childcare available should you need it. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to attend.

Time Management with Rachel Hall

NHP mahjongg

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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CBI BB Camp High Holiday Family Camp 2017


Hineinu, our ongoing commitment to strengthen our community and recognize the kedusha (sanctity) of one another, provides opportunities and experiences that will bring us closer to one another. Working together, both inside and outside the dome, we create ways for our congregants to find connections, create relationships, and nurture and support one another and build community. At CBI we are saying, “Hineinu, We are here, here together!”

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Sisterhood WomensWisdomEvent

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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