• Carmel Jewish Film Festival

    Carmel Jewish Film Festival

  • Carmel Jewish Film Festival

    Carmel Jewish Film Festival

  • High Holy Days

    High Holy Days

  • High Holy Days

    High Holy Days

  • High Holy Days

    High Holy Days

  • Roast & Toast

    Roast & Toast

  • Rabbi Bruce & Susan Greenbaum

    Rabbi Bruce & Susan Greenbaum

  • March for Martin Luther King

    March for Martin Luther King

  • Purim CARnival

    Purim CARnival

  • Erev Shavuot Concert

    Erev Shavuot Concert

  • 2020-21 Last Day of Religious School

    2020-21 Last Day of Religious School

  • 2021 Last Day of Religious School T’filah

    2021 Last Day of Religious School T’filah

  • Hebrew School

    Hebrew School

  • Jewish Food Festival

    Jewish Food Festival

  • Jewish Food Festival

    Jewish Food Festival

  • Mitzvah Day

    Mitzvah Day

  • Mitzvah Day

    Mitzvah Day

  • You In The Pew

    You In The Pew

Current COVID-19 Policy
All are welcome to attend in-person events at Congregation Beth Israel. Those non-vaccinated are required to wear masks, and for all others we recommend mask-wearing indoors.

What’s Happening at CBI

Welcome to Congregation Beth Israel

Congregation Beth Israel’s mission is to be a welcoming and inclusive center for Jewish life in the Monterey Peninsula area.

Congregation Beth Israel is the dynamic, vibrant center for Jewish life in the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding area.

Our members celebrate and nurture relationships with God and with each other while respecting and wrestling with our Jewish tradition. Our doors are open to all who seek the guidance of our Jewish faith. We strive to make a positive impact on our community, the environment, and on the human condition through Tikkun Olam.

 

Dr. Blazakis

White Supremacy
Here & Abroad

Saturday, November 6, 2021
5:00 – 7:00pm
Explore the politics of divisiveness, anger, and fear with Professor Jason Blazakis, Director
of Middlebury Institute’s Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism. A panel
representing diverse ethnic and racial groups will interact with Professor Blazakis following
his presentation. These panelists include Rabbi Greenbaum and Abdel Seck, an African
American and a Muslim, who is President of the Monterey Islam Mosque.
HEAVY Hors D’oeuvres & Wine
$20 per person

Find out more or get tickets now!

Folktale

Best Years Free Wine Tasting!

Sunday, November 21
3:00 PM
This month our Best Years group will enjoy wine tasting with cheese and crackers at Folk Tale Winery. Folk Tale requires advance reservations. Please contact Rabbi Greenbaum or the CBI office by November 17 to join this free afternoon of sampling wines and enjoying a nice gathering together.

Happy Hanukkah

Chanukah Celebration

Friday, December 3
6:30 PM
Join us for an evening of candle lighting, Chanukah songs, stories, and games. Followed by an abbreviated Shabbat service. Each family is encouraged to bring their own Chanukiah (extra points if it is homemade!). vaccinated. Please call the CBI office at 624-2015 if you plan to join us for our Chanukah celebration. We hope you will enjoy your Chanukah meals in your homes either before you join us or following the short service.