Friday, Nov 06, 2020 (6:00pm)
Shabbat Evening Services

Saturday, Nov 07, 2020 (9:30am)
Morning Service and Beit Midrash

Saturday, Nov 07, 2020 (5:15pm)
Havdalah with Cantor Greenberg

Sunday, Nov 08, 2020 (9:30am)
Morning Minyan

Monday, Nov 09, 2020 (9:30am)
Morning Minyan

Monday, Nov 09, 2020 (12:30pm)
CBI@Home: Shabbat Zemirot with Cantor Greenberg

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 (7:00pm)
Judaism's Great Spiritual Revolutions: How They Can Teach us to Navigate the Challenges of a World in Turmoil

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 (9:30am)
Morning Minyan

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 (7:30pm)
Challah Bake with TrickUSY

King David:  The Abuses and Limits of Human Power and How the Bible Can Speak to Us Today
Shabbat Morning Beit Midrash November 7th, 10:30am (Approximately)
(Takes place during Shabbat Morning Services which begin at 9:30am)
Rabbi Gershon and Cantor Greenberg will conduct a ZOOM Beit Midrash where participants will study guided texts in small groups online within ZOOM, offering their own interpretations followed by Rabbi Gershon's and Cantor Greenberg's insights.
ZOOM Link Information:
Meeting ID: 860 147 604


CBI@Home: Shabbat Zemirot with Cantor Greenberg

Mondays 12:30pm-1:15pm
Nov 9th, Nov 23rd, Dec 7th, Dec 21st on ZOOM
As we continue to spend most of our time in our homes, we will explore the history, meaning, and music of the Shabbat Zemirot (Shabbat Table Songs), one of the many spiritually-uplifting Jewish traditions we enjoy in the comfort of our own homes.
ZOOM Link Information:
Meeting ID: 860 3761 4279
Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099


Judaism's Great Spiritual Revolutions:
How They Can Teach us to Navigate the Challenges of a World in Turmoil
Tuesdays 7:00pm
Nov 10th, 17th on ZOOM
We are living through one of the most challenging times in human history. The world is battling a deadly pandemic, so many are struggling with racial and economic inequality and we live in a society that has not yet achieved justice for all. The division between people and communities has in some ways never been more strained. Join Rabbi Bill Gershon as he explores the big ideas and spiritual revolutions that have transformed Judaism and how they can provide a path forward to create unity and bring light and even joy into our world.
This Lecture Series is co-sponsored with the Federation of Ocean County
ZOOM Link Information:
Meeting ID: 813 5116 4600
Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099


Hebrew Decoding: Learn to read Hebrew with Cantor Greenberg 

Sponsored by CBI Sisterhood

Thursdays at 6:30pm
Nov 12th, Nov 19th, Dec 3rd, Dec 10th, Dec 17th, Dec 24th
Nov 12th and Nov 19th to be rescheduled based on class availability
Learn to read Hebrew letters, vowels, and words before 2020 is over! Our ZOOM Hebrew Decoding class will meet weekly on Thursday evenings from 6:30pm-7:30pm beginning on October 29th. Thank you to CBI's Sisterhood for sponsoring this wonderful opportunity!
Please register through this link:
Participants will need to order the book "Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew," by Ethelyn Simon and Joseph Anderson, before our first class (Thurs, Oct 29) through the publisher or through Amazon.
ZOOM Link Information:
Meeting ID: 840 3394 9715
Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099


Ethics, Civility and a Jewish Vision for Justice in an Age of Disruption
Thursdays 12:30pm-1:15pm Lunch and Learn on ZOOM
Nov 19th, Dec 3rd, and Dec 17th
What are ethics? How should the ethical guide our personal relationships, our business dealings, our politics and the very foundations of our society? Join Rabbi Gershon in text study and interactive discussion as he explores Judaism's approach to ethics in an age of technological advancement and seismic change.
ZOOM Link Information:
Meeting ID: 869 5567 3806
Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099


Candle Lighting 
Time 4:29 pm

Friday Night 
Services Online 
6:00 pm
OnlineClick Here
Call & Listen+1 929 205 6099 
Meeting ID907 810 332

Saturday Morning 
Services Online 
9:30am -11:00am

Parashat Vayera

OnlineClick Here
Call & Listen+1 929 205 6099 
Meeting ID860 147 604
The Week of 
Nov 8th - Nov 14th
Congregation B'nai Israel will observe the Yahrzeit's of:

Hazel Higgins-Lochte
Samuel Ende
Fannie Perlmutter
Nathan Spector
William Stein
Rose Foxman
Enid Palmer Jarrett
Milton Moskowitz
Bryan Collier
Sidney Gelman

Saturday Evening
November 7th at 5:15 pm

Watch this Havdalah 101 video to learn about 
what we need and what we do during the ceremony!

Learn about the opening text Hine El Yeshuati by watching this video from Cantor Greenberg!

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Watch Live on Facebook: CLICK HERE

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We have missed you and want to see your smiling 
faces at CBI; it has been too long.

Friday, November 20th
anytime between
12:30pm - 2:30pm
for a Challah drop at CBI

Drive through our parking lot and receive a fresh Challah for Shabbat and be greeted by Rabbi Gershon, Cantor Greenberg, and many more. 

Join us for Shabbat and Weekday Zoom Services

Upcoming Programs 
this month

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Congregation B'nai Israel
Rabbi Richard Hammerman, D.D. Rabbi Emeritus
Cantor Daniel Green, D.Mus. Cantor Emeritus
Philip I. Brilliant, President