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**We are seeking Shabbat Greeters! Shabbat Greeters welcome people to Shabbat morning services. Greeters can choose the frequency with which they are scheduled and we can team you up with a regular greeter the first time you serve. If interested or for more info, contact Oliver at cbinadams@gmail.com. **We are in need of greeters for Shabbat services on December 22.

**There will be no Meditation Minyan for the next few weeks. It will return from hiatus in January. Stay tuned for further details!

Saturday, December 15, 9:30am: Rabbi Rachel Barenblat will lead the morning Shabbat services.

Monday, December 17: Hebrew School will be held. Classes will resume in January!

Saturday, December 22, 9:30am: Rabbi Jarah Greenfield will lead the morning Shabbat services.

Visit www.JewishCultureConnect.com for a up-to-date listing of Jewish arts and culture in western MA, including the Pioneer Valley, Berkshires, and southern VT. Search events for kids and families, adult learning, on campus, spirit and holiday, and more. Join the conversation on the Jewish Culture Connect Facebook page!

Donations of dry and canned foods to the Berkshire Food Project can be left in the shopping cart in the cloak room. Please also support MAZON: Jewish Response to Hunger. *480 lbs of food were donated during the High Holidays at CBI.

Take and Eat Program Update:

Each month, with support from a crew of 50 volunteers, we shop for, cook, prepare and deliver meals for ~100 local residents in need. Join this CBI Community Service project. Donations are always welcome and may be given in honor of community simchas or as memorial gifts. Contact Oliver at cbinadams@gmail.com and join the team!


SERVICE TIMES

Every Saturday

9:30am: Shabbat Service

11:15am: Kiddush & Torah Study



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CBI Library
Our library has a large collection of books of a variety of topics. Members may sign out books for free.

Meditation
Join us on Friday mornings from 9 to 9:30 a.m. for silent meditation interspersed with a few teachings and closing with a niggun. No meditation experience necessary.

Torah Study
Join us on Saturday mornings at 11 for Torah study after services (or: join us at 9:30 am for services, and then for Torah study!). Please note that sometimes Torah study is folded in to the service; we'll try to indicate in announcements when that's going to be the case.


Photo by L. Radin
See over 1800 photos of our activities.
See over 1800 photos of our activities.
For more information on all CBI events, please visit the From the Rabbi blog at http://congregationbethisrael.wordpress.com ; for 1800 pictures of our activities, follow us on Flickr here; follow us on Facebook at http://www.Facebook.com/CBINorthAdams 
L. Radin
L. Radin
 Oct. 12, 1947
As we approach the CBI 125th Gala Celebration, we are reminded of our long history and of all the wonderful people who nurtured our great community.
Photo by Cheryl Sacks