Purim Schpiel 2017 - March 11th

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Sunday, March 19 , 5 PM - 8 PM
at Castaway , 1900 NW 18th, Portland

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Upcoming Events

Second Annual CBI Advocacy Day

Wednesday, February 22
Salem, OR

Join Rabbi Joseph and other members of the Social Action Committee in a day of lobbying our regional representatives in Salem on issues of importance to the CBI community including gun violence prevention, hunger, and social justice. The day will begin with training on effective lobbying techniques followed by meetings with regional representatives. If you want to participate, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fifty Years After

Wednesday, February 22, 7:30 PM

Join a conversation with Rabbi Emanuel Rose and Rabbi Joshua Stampfer, moderated by Rabbi Joshua Rose, titled Fifty Years After: Recollections on the Six Day War at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center. More information can be found here.

Music Without Borders

February 25, 7:30 PM

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Josh Feinberg will be holding this special fundraising concert for ACLU, Southern Poverty Law Center and Mercy Corps. Josh Feinberg is a world renowned sitar player, who will perform some of northern India’s cherished ragas. This will be an interfaith event, open to the public. Suggested donation $25. All proceeds go to the organizations listed.

Frontier Jews: A Night at the Oregon Historical Society

Wednesday, March 1, 7:00 PM
The Oregon Historical Society

Experience and enjoy the remarkable story of our pioneer heritage! Kerry Tymchuk, Director of the Oregon Historical Society (OHS), will host a screen of The Jewish Frontier. This OPB film uses rare historical photos, footage, and interviews with people statewide to tell the story of Oregon's Jewish pioneers. In addition to viewing and discussing the film, we will have a guided look at documents and artifacts housed at OJS that illustrate the experience of Oregon's earliest Jewish settlers.

Crossing Over

Welcome to Congregation Beth Israel


Beneath our dome is a spiritual home, a place of community and friendship, a place to be inspired through prayer, a place for lifelong learning, and a place where every person makes a difference.

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  • Camp Sababa 2017
  • Hineinu
  • Sisterhood
  • Get Involved
  • Welcome to CBI
  • Brotherhood
  • JND
  • Preschool
  • Religious School

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Camp Sababa is the best and only Reform Jewish day camp in Portland! We welcome all children entering grades Kindergarten through 5, with a special leadership program for teenagers entering grades 8 and 9.

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Hineinu, our ongoing commitment to strengthen our community and recognize the kedusha (sanctity) of one another, provides opportunities and experiences that will bring us closer to one another. Working together, both inside and outside the dome, we create ways for our congregants to find connections, create relationships, and nurture and support one another and build community. At CBI we are saying, “Hineinu, We are here, here together!”

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Join us for the
WRJ/Beth Israel Sisterhood 4th Annual Progressive Dinner

This year Sisterhood is offering eight different one-stop experiences, from a Grecian Dinner and Boat Cruise to a Parisian Champagne Brunch!

Click here for details, look over the menus and choose your dinner or brunch – or both! Invite your friends. Meet new people. Sample new foods. Everyone is welcome!

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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.

Learn How You Can Get Involved

Watch the video above for a special message from Cantor Ida Rae Cahana

Jews Next Dor

Congregation Beth Israel’s group
for 20/30-somethings

Learn More about Jews Nex Dor

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