Outdoor Shabbat Service – Friday, August 23rd – 6:00 PM

Join us as we welcome shabbat in our outdoor village.   Rabbi Bruce and Cantor Alisa will lead us into shabbat with music and prayer while enjoying the nature of the outdoors. This is an early service with an oneg to follow.     


Have You Sent in Your Annual Pledge Forms?

When asked “Why do you pledge?”  
I recognize there are true costs to running the synagogue ~ And my pledge feels like a fair price to pay for a vibrant Jewish Community.  ~~ a short green person.
This year I upped my pledge.  Up yours? ~~ Marsha Kelley
I believe that if people have the wherewithal they should contribute more because others can’t.  It’s nothing magical.  ~~ Bob Fenton
See our Membership Page for all Memebership and Pledge forms.

CBI Goes to The Theater

Check out this year’s lineup of great theatre productions in our CBI Goes to the Theatre series. Tickets on sale now! Call the CBI office to reserve your group rate tickets.
Beauty and the Beast 3:00 pm Sept. 8th ~ Forest Theater  A classic tale for all ages!
Adults $30, Senior’s, $26, Teachers & Military $20, children $8
Rock Legends January 7, 2020 7:30 ~ Golden Bough  They’ll be dancing in the aisles!
Adults $36, Seniors $28, teachers and Military $16,  students $11, children $8

Community Shabbat Dinner

Join us Friday, September 27th for our monthly Community Shabbat Dinner.   Seating starts at 6:15pm.  Savor a sense of community and food worthy of celebration.  Join us as we offer blessings for the bread and wine and sing traditional songs to begin our gatherings.  Children are welcome.  Evening services follow if you wish to attend.
Please call the CBI office for reservations. Members: $13 for Adults, $5 for Kids under 13.  Others: $23 for Adults, $10 for Kids under 13. 
We do our best to accommodate everyone.  If you decide at the last minute you want to join us, we will do our best to make room.  We only ask that you wait in the foyer until all the reservations have been seated and additional place settings have been set to accommodate the additional seating needed.

Jewish Food
Festival 2019
August 25, 10am to 4pm

Carmel Jewish Film Festival 2019
March 2-17


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


As a center for Jewish life in our area, accessible to Jews of all backgrounds and their families, Congregation Beth Israel will serve as a house of prayer, a house of study, and a house of community, consistent with Jewish values and ethics.


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