Congregation Beth Israel  
               January 06 , 2019 ~ 29   Tevet
               This Week at CBI    
           Save the date: Community Celebration of Tu B' Shevat @ CBI 4:00 PM 1.20.19 
Cost $10 per person. Bring a friend!
In this issue
Tu B' Shevat
Receive Shofar Digitally
At Home with CBI
Check out the CBI

Mark your calendars!

Sunday - January 6th @
4:00 PM I-Help Men - Sponsored by the 6th grade students & families

Wednesday-January 9th@
4:00 PM B'nai Mitzvah class 
4:30 PM Hebrew School
6:00 PM Aleynu  

Friday - January 11th @
6:00 PM Shabbat Dinner 4th & 5th Grades
7:30 PM Erev Shabbat Services
with Rabbi Greenbaum & Cantor Fineman 

Saturday -January 12th @
9:30 AM  study with 6th & 7th grades followed by Morning Service including Congregation  

Sunday - January 13th @
9:30 AM Religious School
K - 5th Grades
9:30 AM My Munchkin & Me
9:30 AM - Noon -Leadership Clas s

January 2019

January 5, Va'era
T: Exodus 6:2-9:35
   H: Jeremiah 46:13-28

January 12, Bo
   T: Exodus 10:1-13:16
   H: Ezekiel 28:25-29:21

January 19, Beshalach
T: Exodus 13:17-17:16
H: Judges 4:4-5:31

January 26, Yitro
T: Exodus 18:1-20:26
H: Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6

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Leadership Training Class
Members of our CBI Board will join
 with Rabbi Bruce Greenbaum to offer a leadership training class on Sunday, January 13 from 9:30-noon (a great time for religious school parents to join us). This is a great program for anyone interested in serving on one of the many task forces and committees here at Congregation Beth Israel or considering becoming a CBI Board member. If you plan to attend please call the CBI office.

Notice - Change of venue for 
January Book Club 
J anuary 8, 1:30 PM, home of Suellen Rubin ( ).Book: KATALIN STREET by Magda Szabo

January 20th - 4:00 PM at CBI - 
Please Join Us
For a special community celebration of Tu b'Shvat, the festival of the New Year of the Trees. Tu b'Shvat renews our relationship with ancient and contemporary wisdom, and the natural world and the seasons. The Kabbalistic Seder will be co-led by Rabbis Bruce Greenbaum, Leah Novick and Jeff Schulman and Cantor Alisa Fineman. Cost is $10 per person with wine, grape juice, fruit and nuts & lots of learning! Please call the CBI office to RSVP by Jan. 17th, 2019.

Join US!
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, January 21, 2019
Help carry the CBI banner as we march together to demonstrate support for civil rights in our community.  

To Carpool, meet at CBI at 10 am, departing at 10:30 a.m. and carpool to the assembly site at Noche Buena and Broadway in Seaside. (If you are late to CBI, or don't want to carpool, you can meet us in Seaside. Look for the CBI banner.) This year, plans call for assembly at 11 am and march to begin at noon to the Oldemeyer Center on Hilby Avenue. Those carpooling from CBI plan to leave after the parade. Those who want to attend the program of speakers, which begins at 1:00 at the Oldemeyer Center, should plan on using their own cars for transport.

MARCH 2 - 17 2019
Carmel Jewish Film Festival 
Announces Line-up for 2019
The website is now live and you can purchase sponsorships on the website or by calling the CBI office or 800-838-3006. Take a look at our exciting films and events and be a part of it as a sponsor, volunteer, or participant. 

                                CBI Gift Shop
Shop  our large selection  
Judaica and gifts for the entire family
Support our Religious School by visiting the CBI Gift Shop. The shop is open during Hebrew School and Religious School and the office staff is always happy to let you in Monday to Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Join us  for our Community Shabbat Dinner this month  we celebrate our 
Best Years Seniors  Group!
January 25th @ 6:30 PM
Please join us for this wonderful community tradition.  Please call the CBI office if you plan to attend.
      At Home 2019

We are kicking off At Home with CBI with an Early Valentine's Dinner at the home of Angelica and Marshal Blatt, co-hosted with Shel and Scott Lyons, February 2nd at 6pm.  $180 per couple.
Celebrate Love while supporting our congregation.  Enjoy a fantastic dinner prepared by Chef Christine McEnery.  Meet new friends while supporting our Shul.  Toast a glass of wine with your neighbor and support Congregation Beth Israel. 
There is limited space, so make your reservations by calling the CBI office 831.624.2015

Contact Us:

Telephone : 831.624.2015
Address: 5716 Carmel Valley  
Road Carmel, CA 93923 
CBI Office Hours 
 Monday - Thursday
 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
 8:00 AM- 3:00 PM