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Treasures in Bloom Plant Sale

Sunday, April 27, 9:00 AM
Sherman Education Center

Come support our religious school and get a sweet start on Spring at Beth Israel Sisterhood's biggest fundraiser of the year. Pick up goodies from our Bake Sale, stop by the Gift Shop to take advantage of 25% off most items and pick up pre-ordered plants.

Oregon Symphony: Classical Up Close!

Wednesday, April 30, 7:30 PM

As part of their Classical Up Close! series, members of the Oregon Symphony will be presenting free, informal chamber music concerts around the metro area. Join us on April 30th when they perform inside our beautiful temple.

Healing Havdalah

Saturday, May 3, 4:30 PM
Pollin Chapel

Cantor Ida Rae Cahana will lead an hour of music and quiet reflection followed by the simple and beautiful ceremony ending the Sabbath. Coffee, tea, and cookies will follow.

Readers’ Theater:
A Bintl Brief

Monday, May 5, 7:00 PM
Pollin Chapel

Please join us for a wonderful, theatrical Adult Education program! Watch acclaimed local actors and CBI congregants perform a staged reading of Letters from the World of our Fathers: A Bintel Brief edited by Isaac Metzker, along with Cantor Ida Rae Cahana, who will perform Yiddish music. These letters to the editor asking for advice about life in America depict a sense of the Eastern European Jewish immigrant experience.Learn more.



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