CBJ Gives Back

Giving abundantly to our synagogue and in the wider community.

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Connecting through small groups

As we head into the fourth month of sheltering in place many of us are struggling with loneliness and isolation.Physically-distant gatherings are now permitted and […]

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Junior Congregation is Now “Zoomier” Congregation

Junior Congregation became “Zoomior Congregation” at 10 am on March 21, when I set up my MacBook and a USB microphone in our living room […]

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A CBJ L’Dor Vador Connection Story

Back in 2016 when our daughter Eden was a 7th grader, CBJ connected my family with Fran and Gary Aron through L’Dor Vador, the teen-elder […]

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One Minute Torah – Ki Tavo 2019

When Immigration Enforcement officers pick-up people for deportation, they move them quickly to a distant facility.

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Rabbi Ilana Goldhaber-Gordon

One Minute Torah – Vaetchanan 5779

This week’s One Minute Torah is from the archives. At the edge of MITs campus is a graduate-student apartment building called Eastgate. My husband David […]

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Rabbi Ilana Goldhaber-Gordon

One Minute Torah – Yes! to Identity

This week’s One Minute Torah is from the archives. When I arrived home yesterday, Janae, our children’s nanny, announced: “Yaara defended me at the park […]

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One Minute Torah – Korach and Democracy

I wish every voter in America would read How Democracies Die, by political scientists Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt. I especially wish those with perspectives […]

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One Minute Torah: Shelach 5779

Many of us have become numb to events around us.

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One Minute Torah – B’chukotai 5779

This week’s One Minute Torah is from the archives. Our family lived in Jerusalem in 2010-11. I had the blissful experience of studying at the […]

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