1116 of 16 items

February Message from President Brad Kessie’s

by Admin

Shalom Friends, The calendar turns to February. And the Congregation Beth Israel social and religious calendars begin to fill up. I hope you’ll be able to participate in the programs we’re sponsoring. You’ll read about many of those events in this newsletter. In case you miss them, they include regular Friday night services, a kids’ Shabbat service […]

Message from President Brad Kessie’s Message – November 2015

by Admin

Shalom Friends, Hard to believe it’s already November. I wish the temperatures would cool off, so we could enjoy what makes our community so special — great fall weather. The membership unanimously approved a change to the bylaws. Starting in January, Congregation Beth Israel will have three membership meetings a year. They’ll be held in […]

President Brad Kessie’s Message – October 2015

by Admin

Shalom Friends, It’s the busy season for Congregation Beth Israel. I hope you’re taking part in the spiritual nature of our activities, and having fun at the same time. Thanks to Martin Goldin, our Sukkah was a big hit. We had our First Friday Family Fun Shabbat dinner under the Sukkah. It was great. And our children spent time there, as […]

President Brad Kessie’s Message – September 2015

by Admin

Shalom Friends, As we put the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in our rearview mirror, we turn our attention to the High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur come at just the right time. They allow us to come together as a family and enjoy the sweet taste of another year. While doing research for this column, I was struck by […]

President Brad Kessie’s Message – Aug. Newsletter

by Admin

Shalom Friends, I hope you’ll join us August 7 for the inaugural First Friday Family Fun Shabbat. Our Shabbat service will begin at 6:30 p.m. This will give families an opportunity to celebrate Shabbat at Congregation Beth Israel. We’ll do this the first Friday of every month. The August 7 FFFFS (First Friday Family Fun […]

Message from Rabbi Orrin Krublit

by Admin

What an inspirational year it’s been! My time at CBI so far has really transformed my Judaism, and I hope that the same can be said for you, too. It’s hard to leave, even if it is only for a few months, especially during such trying times in our country and our world. I’ve written […]