Honoring Dr. King – Lessons from his Life at this Moment in America by: Pastor Hurmon

If you missed last Saturday’s Traditional Shabbat Service and want to watch the recording of Pastor Hurmon’ sermon. Honoring Dr. King – Lessons from his […]

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Shmot – When Society is at Risk

This past week our nation faced, and continues to face, one of the gravest challenges since its birth.  The Capitol – the sacred seat of […]

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VaYechi – A Housing Crisis

The stories we tell about our past inform the actions we take to shape our future.

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VaYechi – Finding Connection

In this week’s parsha, we come to the scene at Jacob’s deathbed. His children are gathered around his bed and Jacob makes a seemingly audacious […]

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Va’Yigash – Embracing our Inner Judah

Certain prayers and readings stick with you.  I remember being a kid in services, happy to share with anyone who would listen about how bored […]

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VaYeshev – Feminism

Some day, every human being will be accepted for who they are, and empowered to become the most they can be.

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Toldot – Bless Me Too

When you are seen, heard, and responded to, it changes everything.  The religious concept which captures this feeling and its impact is: mevurach – blessed.  […]

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Chayei Sarah – The Power of Kindness

Dr. Kelli Harding wrote an important book called The Rabbit Effect, which studies the connection between kindness and longevity, happiness, and health. The book’s title […]

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VaYerah – Welcoming All

It cannot be that our empathy ends with those who belong with us, in whatever categories we ourselves happen to belong.  It cannot be that the prerequisite for my empathy is that I share your perspective.

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Jews, Food and Animals

Some of the important ethical and moral questions we will explore in this new group.

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CBJ Ladies Book Group

Meets on the second Wednesday of the month

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A focus on food, and most importantly on connection

Looking forward to sharing recipes, purveyors, techniques, kitchen hacks, etc.

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CBJ Gives Back

Giving abundantly to our synagogue and in the wider community.

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Did you know that CBJ has a Jewish Book Group?

Discussing a wide range of books addressing issues of Jewish belief, history and culture through the lens of fiction

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Dig deeper into your connection with Torah

I want to help you to chant from the Torah.

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2021 is Upon Us with Hope

Thank you to all of those who have stepped forward

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