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High Holidays 2014

The High Holy Days are Here!

Click here for the full High Holy Days schedule.

Can't make it to High Holiday services? We want you with us! You can join us LIVE over the internet through our webcast for every service. Click here to watch!
Thank you to all who called to let us know our streaming wasn’t working during our Rosh Hashanah morning service. We were experiencing technical difficulties and hope we have now corrected this problem.

Click here to read the text of the High Holy Day Sermons or to listen to a recording of them.

CBI Potluck Supper!

Friday, October 10, 2014
Immediately following Shabbat Service
Goodman Hall

Celebrate Shabbat—and our community!—with a potluck supper. Please bring an entrée, salad, side dish, or dessert to share with friends both old and new. We’ll provide paper products and beverages; you supply the good company and warm connections. Please RSVP to Tracy at (503) 222-1069 and let us know what you plan to bring.

Soup Sacs

Sunday, October 12, 10:00 AM
Blumauer Kitchen

The Social Action Committee is bringing back Soup Sacs! Please join us to prepare sack lunches for Portland's hungry. You can bring pre-made soup or cookies, or you can bring the ingredients to prepare soup that morning. We'll also need people to make PB&J sandwiches and assemble and deliver lunches. There is no need to stay all morning - you can sign up for one or all of these things and help where you can. Click here for more information and to sign up.

Sukkot Open House

Sunday, October 12, 4:00 - 7:00 PM

Please join us at the home of Rabbi Michael Z. Cahana and Cantor Ida Rae Cahana for this annual CBI tradition. For the address, please RSVP to Tracy at (503) 222-1069 by October 8.

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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

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

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