Join us for Purim Schpiel 2015!

The Jews Brothers Purim Schpiel

Purim Service, Megillah Reading & Schpiel

This year’s Schpiel is appropriate for all ages, so bring the whole family and be prepared to boogie!

In true Purim fashion, the festivities will continue after the Schpiel. Please join our all-star cast in Goodman Hall for hamentaschen, cheese, fruit, wine, and beverages.

Upcoming Events

Healing Havdalah

Saturday, February 28, 4:30 PM
Pollin Chapel

Cantor Ida Rae Cahana will lead an hour of music and quiet reflection followed by the simple and beautiful ceremony ending the Sabbath. Praying together and taking the time to gather one’s thoughts in a supportive, spiritual environment may help to lift a tired soul. Coffee, tea, and cookies will follow.

Havdalah and a Movie: Neshoba: The Price of Freedom

Saturday, February 28
7:00 PM – Movie

Miller Room

This documentary tells the dramatic conclusion to the murders of Mickey Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman. Learn more.

CBI Book Group

Sunday, March 1, 9:00 AM
Herbert & Shirley Semler Board Room

Join us for a morning of pleasant literary discussion. There is no need to sign up. March's selection is The Ministry of Special Cases by Nathan Englander.

Purim ECE (Early Childhood Education) Program

Sunday March 1, 9:15 AM

Please join us with your little ones for a fun filled morning of Purim Festivities at CBI. Children and adults are encouraged to dress up in costume!! Learn more.

Purim Carnival

Sunday, March 1
12:00-2:00 PM
Blumauer Auditorium

All children and children at heart are invited to Brotherhood's Annual Purim Carnival following Religious School. Lunch will be provided for $5 per person. New this year, there will be a costume competition!

Join us for a House Party!

These fun parties, hosted by congregants, provide wonderful opportunities to make new friends, while at the same time raising much-needed funds for the temple. There are parties for all ages and interests, throughout the year. Check out all the house parties here and call 503-222-1069 to register for any, some or all! Note: Registration for all house parties will only be available until February 28th! Buy your tickets now!

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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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