Congregation Beth Israel  
    August 6, 2018 ~ 25 Av
    This Week at CBI    

   August 9th at 12:00 PM

Join Rabbi Greenbaum for the 2nd "Lunch   with the Rabbi" at the new location - Baja   Cantina; located just down the street from   CBI at 7166 Carmel Valley Rd.  Rabbi has   put together a fantastic menu for you to   choose from featuring selections of both   Mexican and American favorites from their   extensive offerings.  Lunch including drink, tip and tax, still only $20.00 

 This month Rabbi will lead a discussion on modern Jewish responses to   United States policies.  Issues to be addressed  include: Should the US build a wall on its Southern border? What do our Jewish Scriptures teach us about Roe v. Wade?
 Please phone the CBI office for reservations.

 Mark your calendars!

Thursday - August 9th @ 12:00 PM
Lunch with the Rabbi

Thursday - August 9th @ 7:00 PM
Distinquished Womens Speakers Series - Darcie Fohrman

Friday - August 10th @ 7:30 PM Erev Shabbat Services with Rabbi Bruce

Saturday - August 11 @ 10:30 AM Special Shabark Shalom morning service w/dog blessing and walk

Saturday - August 11 @ 7:30 PM CBI goes to the Theater-
"Million Dollar Quartet"
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Parshiot-August Bulletin
August 4, Ekev
        T: Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25
        H: Isaiah 49:14-51:3
August 11, Re'eh
        T: Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17
        H: Isaiah 54:11-55:5
August 18, Shoftim
        T: Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9
        H: Isaiah 51:12-52:12
August 25, Ki Tetze
        T: Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19
        H: Isaiah 54:1-10

Now through  
August 18
   Regular Registration 

Late Fees apply starting   August 19 

August 26
Faculty Orientation

September 23
1st of Religious School
All Grades

September 26
1st day of Hebrew School

September 28
Last Day to Submit
Scholarship application

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In This Issue
Shabark Shalom
Distinquished Women Speakers Series
Summer fun at the theatre
 Shabark Shalom - August 11th - 10:30 AM
Bring your dogs for an abbreviated Shabbat morning gathering which will be held in our back yard at the synagogue August 11th. The service will begin with some morning Sabbath prayers. In place of a Torah reading we will do a blessing of our pets. Bring a leash if you want to join us for a nice walk with the dogs to complete our Shabark Shalom observance.

Distinguished Women:
Speakers Series  

Designing to Remember
Thursday, August 9th 
7:00 PM

Darcie Fohrman's talk will focus on the issues around developing and designing Holocaust exhibitions for three museums over three decades.
Event is free with light refreshments.                              
CBI Goes to the Theater Summer Series 
Join us for the next event!
Million Dollar Quartet
August 11th - 7:30 PM
Regional Premiere!
2010 Tony & Drama Desk Awards
Elvis Presley...Jonny Cash...Jerry Lee Lewis...Carl Perkins - a historic quartet brought together by an extraordinary twist of fate. This meeting at Sun Records would become one of the greatest jam sessions ever!
Based on the true story, the hit-sensation brings that momentous occasion to vibrant life with and irresistible tale in this funny , poignant, and timeless musical.

Havdalah on the Beach
August 18th, 7:00 PM
Enjoy singing songs with Cantor Alisa, making s'mores with Rabbi Greenbaum and enjoying a relaxing evening on Carmel Beach. Bring a picnic early if you wish. Our short Havdalah Service will begin at 7:00 PM, followed by more beach fun. Bring warm clothes, beach toys and musical instruments. This is a great event for the entire family. 

Join CBI Friends 
for this great Disney, Family Favorite - August 26th at 3:00 PM at the Forest Theater.  

The under the sea Musical
Disney's The Little Mermaid
This beautiful love story promises a fantastic assortment of costumes, sets, and flying and 'swimming' effects by ZFX of Las Vegas, as well as song favorites including "Under the Sea," and "Part of Your World."  Make your reservations by calling the CBI office. All prepaid reservations must
made by August 17th to receive the group discount.

Temple Life= On the field, from home, or in a booth our JFF Volunteers came through again to make the 31st Annual Jewish Food Festival come alive.  Thank you!


The 2018 CBI Member Directory is Ready!

In our continuing efforts to be environmentally conscious, the membership directory is now available as a PDF.  If you would like a copy please email CBI at or please give us a call at 831.624.2015.  If you would prefer a paper copy they are available in the office.
We ask you to protect everyone's privacy by not sharing the directory and not using the directory for any reason other than keeping in touch with one another.  NO commercial endeavors, please!
Since the directory is now being delivered digitally please make us aware of any changes, errors or omissions and we will make the necessary updates.  Also, please let us know if you would prefer to not be included in the directory.


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Telephone - Direct: 831.624.2015
Address: 5716 Carmel Valley  Road Carmel, CA 93923