Second Night Community Seder
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Helen & Milton Smith Auditorium

Open to the Whole Community
Purchase tickets here

Join us for an evening of song, prayer, community, good food and fun!

Last day to purchase tickets - Tuesday, March 26, 2018.  
If you have food restrictions, please notate on the ticket form.  We have the option for Vegetarian and Gluten Free Meals.  We must have all restriction information by Monday, March 26 in order to accommodate.


Join us for our 1st Friday of the month shabbat service and community dinner!! Break Passover with Rosen's bagels!

All proceeds will benefit our Rose Dornbusch Youth Experience Fund.

Early service in the sanctuary at 6pm followed by dinner in the Smith Auditorium at 6:30pm. 
Regularly scheduled Erev Shabbat Service will be held at 7:30pm.

PLEASE RSVP using the link below so that we are able to provide enough food for everyone! 





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Notable Sermons:

Cantorial Soloist Sarah Avner's Sermon - March 16, 2018
Rabbi Folberg's #metoo Sermon from October 20 
Rabbi Folberg's Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon
Rabbi Rose's Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon
Rabbi Folberg's Kol Nidre Sermon 

Rabbi Epstein's Yom Kippur Morning Sermon
Rabbi Rose's Sermon about Charlottesville

Growing & Fostering Our Jewish World

confirmation class


At CBI, we have learning for all ages - from religious school for our youth, post bnei mitzvah education, basic Judaism classes and Adult Education.

Mitzvah Day

Social Action

Our community is actively involved with coordinating the efforts of the congregation’s activities, fulfilling the mitzvah of tikkun olam, repairing the world.

caring community

Hesed (Loving Kindness)

We have a caring community that helps provide support to our community in their times of need and joy.


Youth Groups

Combined social, educational, religious and social action programs to create opportunities for the synagogue’s children to create lasting friendships.


Solar Panels

Solar Panels & Pace Project

Congregation Beth Israel installed solar panels on the roof of the Shirley Barish Learning Center as part of our ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship.  Another way that Congregation Beth Israel continues to improve on it's commitment to the environment was its participation as the first organization to go through the PACE process and be approved. CBI has been nationally recognized for its commitment.


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Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am-2:00 pm


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