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Upcoming Events

The Longevity Revolution

October 22, 7:00 PM
Pollin Chapel
David Sarasohn, Moderator

Hold onto your hats! The Longevity Revolution is coming to CBI. Engage in challenging dialogues with fellow congregants and friends about how to both enjoy life to the fullest and plan thoughtfully for the future.
Program One on October 22 explores Finding Your New Role: The possibilities and challenges of retirement; downsizing and the emotional component of leaving a long and well lived-in space with experts Debbie Durham and Beth Giles. More in the series will take place October 29 nad November 5. Learn more.

The Struggle with G-d: From Antiquity to Modernity

Session 1: Why is G-d? The Trouble With Monotheism
Sunday, October 26, 10:00 AM
Pollin Chapel
Speaker: Rabbi Michael Z. Cahana

This is a series of three lectures by Rabbi Cahana about our struggle with God. In our first session on the 26th, we will discuss Idolatry and its Comforts, Fanaticism, Duality and Ethical Monotheism. While the first of three, it is not a prerequisite for the other two lectures, scheduled for November 16th and December 7th. We will have coffee and treats supplied by the Brotherhood Café! Please join us!

Gun Control Advocacy in Oregon

Sunday, November 2, 10:30 AM
Pollin Chapel
Miller Room

Please join Social Action and Brotherhood for a talk by Senator Ginny Burdick on gun control advocacy in Oregon. Senator Burdick has championed common-sense gun legislation, enduring smear campaigns from gun rights extremists.

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