Join us at Camp Sababa

Congregation Beth Israel is proud to present...

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The best new Jewish summer day camp in Portland!

We are excited to be offering two sessions this summer:

Session 1 for 8th and 9th graders
August 10-21, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Session 2 for Kindergarten - 5th graders
August 17-21, 9:00am - 3:00pm

Registration is open to members at a discounted rate as well as non-members!

Watch below and click here for more information, fees and registration.

Upcoming Events

JND Shabbat Potluck

Friday, August 7, 7:00 PM
Temple Lawn

CBI's 20/30 somethings! Join us for a JND potluck dinner under the sunny skies! We'll have the candles, kiddish, and challah; if your last name beings with A-L, bring an entree your last name begins with M-Z, bring a dessert or a side. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Havdalah Under the Stars

Saturday, August 8, 7:00 PM

Join Sisterhood for Havdalah and desert at the lovely home of former BIS president Rachel Halupowski. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or to sign up.

Brotherhood Rafting Voyage

Sunday, August 9

The mighty men of CBI's Brotherhood take on the Deschutes River! Please click for details on what's sure to be a wild ride.

Step up for Social Action

Thursday, August 13, 6 pm

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Join us for a designer shoe party with proceeds benefiting CBI's Social Action projects. Learn more.

Second Annual Sisterhood Hike

Friday, August 14, 9:30AM

Celebrate summer and sisterhood with a four mile hike! Lace up your hiking boots, click here for details.

Voices From Israel

Thursday, August 20, 7:00 PM
Pollin Chapel

Please join us for public presentation and conversation with Rabbi Michael Cahana on his recent trip. Many of us followed Rabbi Cahana's journey to Israel through Facebook and videos. Join us as he shares in greater depth pictures, impressions, and remarkable stories of what he heard and saw, expected and unexpected. Israeli treats will be served!

SAVE THE DATE! OCT 10!

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Our Annual Fundraising Gala is Saturday October 10th! Come and enjoy an evening of traditions. Learn more.

Welcome to Congregation Beth Israel

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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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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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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

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