Purim at CBI is Wednesday, February 28!

 Haman’s Hotdog Hangout 5:30-7pm in Smith Auditorium

**6th-12th graders--come right after school to help set up, cook & run activities.  Let Carly know that you’re coming!**

 Join us for a hotdog dinner & revamped carnival with activities *for all ages.*  Sponge-a-Rabbi, Face Painting, Giant Jenga, an Interactive Video Game Room, “Costume Making with GFC, ” a Cupcake & Cookie Walk, a Photo Booth AND MORE!
Haman’s Hotdog Hangout is the big, annual fundraiser of the year for CBI Youth Groups and we’d love your support. $5 for a meal deal, $10 for a wristband for ages 2 and up  (includes a meal deal and access to all activities).
Prices will go up at the door, so RSVP TODAY!

 Purim Spiel & Service 7-8pm in the Sanctuary

Music from Taylor Swift’s 1989 album meets 80s costumes! Our Purim play actors have been hard at work putting together a fun show for you.
We can’t wait for you to come sing along!
A hamantaschen oneg, sponsored by our wonderful Sisterhood, will follow. 

Second Night Community Seder
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Helen & Milton Smith Auditorium

Open to the Whole Community
Purchase tickets here

Join us for an evening of song, prayer, community, good food and fun!

Ticket Prices through March 16 (includes a full meal with the seder)
Prices increase $7 each on March 17: 
Adult  -  Member $46 / Non Member $53
Student (14 - 22) / Seniors $38
Child (Ages 5-13) - Member $18 / Non Member $22
Child (4 & Under) Free

Last day to purchase tickets - Tuesday, March 26, 2018.  
If you have food restrictions, please notate on the ticket form.  We have the option for Vegetarian and Gluten Free Meals.  We must have all restriction information by Monday, March 26 in order to accommodate.

  Keep CBI Weird Annual Gala Fundraiser
Saturday, February 10 at 7pm


 Special thanks to the vendors who donated their services:





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Notable Sermons:

Rabbi Folberg's #metoo Sermon from October 20 
Rabbi Folberg's Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon
Rabbi Rose's Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon
Rabbi Folberg's Kol Nidre Sermon 

Rabbi Epstein's Yom Kippur Morning Sermon
Rabbi Rose's Sermon about Charlottesville

Growing & Fostering Our Jewish World

confirmation class


At CBI, we have learning for all ages - from religious school for our youth, post bnei mitzvah education, basic Judaism classes and Adult Education.

Mitzvah Day

Social Action

Our community is actively involved with coordinating the efforts of the congregation’s activities, fulfilling the mitzvah of tikkun olam, repairing the world.

caring community

Hesed (Loving Kindness)

We have a caring community that helps provide support to our community in their times of need and joy.


Youth Groups

Combined social, educational, religious and social action programs to create opportunities for the synagogue’s children to create lasting friendships.


Solar Panels

Solar Panels & Pace Project

Congregation Beth Israel installed solar panels on the roof of the Shirley Barish Learning Center as part of our ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship.  Another way that Congregation Beth Israel continues to improve on it's commitment to the environment was its participation as the first organization to go through the PACE process and be approved. CBI has been nationally recognized for its commitment.


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