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The December 2016 / Kislev 5777 CBI Newsletter is now online!

The December 2016 / Kislev 5777 CBI Newsletter is Now Online!

In this month’s newsletter you’ll find Notes from the Rabbi, a report on book-making last month and information about an upcoming visit from sofer (Torah scribe) Kevin Hale, service times for Shabbat, First Friday Potluck and Shabbat Services, words from our new Board President, and more!

Read and enjoy!


The November 2016 / Cheshvan 5777 CBI Newsletter is out!

The November 2016 / Cheshvan 5777 CBI Newsletter is now online!

Hopefully you received a copy via email. If not, you can read it online.

Looking forward to seeing you at CBI this month for some or all of the terrific happenings described in this month’s newsletter.

October 2016 / Tishri 5777 CBI Newsletter

The October 2016 / Tishri 5777 CBI Newsletter is now online!

In this month’s newsletter you’ll find Notes from the Rabbi, service times for Shabbat and the Days of Awe, advance notice of a new Introduction to Judaism class coming this fall, an invitation to our contemplative Second Day of Rosh Hashanah and explanation of Yom Kippur customs, and much more.


The CBI September Newsletter is Here!

The CBI September Newsletter is out! You can read it online here.

Wishing you blessings as we move toward Elul.

New newsletter!

We’re experimenting with a new format for the CBI newsletter.

In this issue: August 2016 / Av 5776: From the Rabbi — service times — new class on forgiveness — spiritual direction group information — August birthdays and anniversaries — a schedule for the Days of Awe — Shabbat and havdalah times — remembering Bernice Lewis’ concert — seeking Shamashim — More From the Rabbi: want to meet with me? — ride share — where to find CBI online — and more.

Check it out: CBI August Newsletter!

New newsletter

Deep thanks to Pattie Lipman for taking on the work of creating this winter’s CBI newsletter! It will be coming to everyone shortly via email, and also via post to those who have requested paper copies. Thank you Pattie!

CBI Newsletter 2016 Jan Feb [pdf]

The July/August Newsletter is Here!

The July/August (JulyAugNewsletterCoverTamuz/Av/Elul) edition of the CBI Newsletter is here!

In this edition you’ll find a letter from the rabbi, service times and Shabbat candle-lighting / havdalah times, a Tikkun Olam update, some Mazal Tovs, an update about books donated to the library, information about this summer’s Sunday movie series, a look back at the Kabbalat Shabbat service and dinner we held here on May 1, some thanks to members, an update from Take and Eat, news about two online classes which are coming up, information about an August 28 Shabbat service to be co-led by Rabbi Rachel and Rabbi David Markus, a schedule of our High Holiday / Days of Awe services and experiences, more from the rabbi about how to schedule a meeting if you want one, anniversaries and birthdays, thanks to our donors, and a request for shamashim.

If you have opted in to receiving the newsletter in print, you’ll receive a paper copy later this week. If you subscribe to our email list you’ll receive a copy via email later today; you can also download a pdf file here:

July-August-Newsletter [pdf]