Join us for Mitzvah Day on May 3rd!

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Join us for Mitzvah Day
Sunday, May 3rd

Make a difference, build community, and have a blast!

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Volunteer for one of 14 projects – blanket making, preparing food for congregants in need, cleaning up our library and cemetery, cleaning and repairing books, sorting and stocking food – just to name a few. View full list here.

We’ll all meet at the Temple at 9:00 am for a delicious pancake breakfast prepared by the Brotherhood, which will be followed by a short program at 9:30 and then we’ll head off to our projects, either at the synagogue or off site.

Click here for more details, donation wish lists and descriptions of activities.

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Upcoming Events

Victims’ Rights Advocacy

Sunday, April 26, 10:30 AM
Pollin Chapel
Speaker: Danielle Tudor

Please join us for this important talk by Danielle Tudor, a speaker on and advocate for Victims’ Rights. She is engaged in legislative efforts to change Oregon’s six-year statute of limitation on rape. Learn more.

Meshuganeh Bowling

Sunday, April 26, 1:00 PM
(9300 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, 97005)
Cost: $10/person to bowl, extra for pizza and laser tag

Join Meshuganeh for bowling! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Sunday, April 19. Please tell him how many people will be attending and if you are interested in laser tag or pizza. Space is limited! Meshuganeh is CBI's group for young-ish families and couples (30s-40s). 

Pajama Havdalah

Saturday, April 25, 5:30 PM
Pollin Chapel

Young families are invited to join us for a sweet Havdalah service and program! Learn about bedtime rituals, and enjoy an age-appropriate craft and tasty treats. PJs are the requested attire...blankies, pillows, and stuffed animals are welcome, too!. Learn more.

Oregon Symphony Musicians Come to CBI

Thursday, April 30, 7:30 PM

CBI is proud to host Classical Up Close on April 30th. This will be one of a series of free chamber music concerts organized and presented by musicians of the Oregon Symphony with performances throughout the Portland area. Learn more.

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From committees to book groups, from events for those over 50 to those under 40, there are many ways to get involved at CBI and become acquainted with other congregants. Explore our website, call our office at 503-222-1069, or just show up to a service or event. Here at CBI, you will find a warm and inviting atmosphere in which to expand and explore your Jewish life.

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