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Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Kabbalat Shabbat Service: June 9, 2017

  6:30pm: Potluck: please bring a vegetarian dish to share 7:30pm: Service 8:15pm: Annual Meeting & Election of Officers: you do not need to be a member to be a part of the annual meeting Oneg to follow meeting, sponsored by Donna Greenberg. There will also be a special cake from Mim’s Bakery.

Shavuot / Pentecost Study: May 27, 2017 at 7:00pm

CBI Sisterhood Bagel Brunch: Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 10:00am

Join us for a delightful and delicious taste of tradition: the annual CBI Sisterhood Bagel Brunch, Sunday, June 4, 2017, from 10am to 1pm at Congregation Beth Israel, 1336 Hemlock Street in Chico. Brunch includes authentic bagels, cream cheese, lox, eggs, pickled herring, fruit, homemade baked treats, coffee, and more! Enjoy good company in a relaxing [...]

Gert Lenner Camp Scholarships for 2017

Applications for Camp Scholarships Due by Tuesday, May 2, 2017 The Gert Lenner Fund was established by Isabel and Matt Fine specifically for helping children of Congregation Beth Israel attend summer camp. The Fund is in memory of Isabel’s mother, Gert Lenner, a longtime member of our congregation and also a longtime teacher, who had a [...]

Passover: April 10 – 18, 2017

Passover:  April 10 -18, 2017 This year Passover begins with the First Seder on April 10 and concludes on April 18. You can find  information, including interesting articles, recipes, creative Seder ideas, and even videos, online at the following websites, or search for your own results: For Everyone: http://www.myjewishlearning.com/category/celebrate/passover/ Reform: http://www.reformjudaism.org/jewish-holidays/passover-pesach Traditional/Orthodox (fun videos!): http://www.aish.com/h/pes/?s=nb [...]

CBI Community Passover Seder: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:00p.m.

We welcome you to our delicious, meaningful and fun Passover Seder Please join us for Congregation Beth Israel’s Community  Passover Seder Led by Rabbi Sara Abrams Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Doors open at 6:00pm, Seder begins at 6:30pm The Rendevous 3269 Esplanade Suite 142, Chico, 95973 Complete Lively Seder with a Full-Course Delicious Traditional Passover Dinner Catered by Café Petra of Chico Your choice of Salmon or Vegetarian Entrée Reservations [...]

Kosher Deli Lunch: Sunday, March 26, 2017, noon

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Intro to Judaism I: March – May 2017

Thanks to all participants for a successful Intro to Judaism I with Rabbi Sara. Though this class has been completed, watch for our Intro to Judaism II class coming this fall! Intro to Judaism I CBI presents Intro to Judaism I with Rabbi Sara on Tuesday evenings this spring. The eight session class is being held at [...]

Purim at CBI 5777/2017

Purim at CBI 5777/2017 Join us at CBI for two special Purim celebrations ! The first event is the Purim Carnival on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 11:00am.  All children and their parents are welcome, including CBI members, guests, and visitors. Please come in costume as everyone in costume gets a helium balloon and hamentaschen!  [...]

The Installation of Rabbi Sara Abrams: February 24-25, 2017

The Installation of Rabbi Sara Abrams Join CBI for the formal installation of Rabbi Sara Abrams The festivities begin on Friday, February 24, at 7:30pm with Rabbi Sara’s Installation. Join us for the installation, followed by an Oneg. On Saturday, February 25, at 10:00am, there will be a Torah Service with Rabbi Laura Geller. Rabbi Geller will be [...]
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