Updated Covid Protocol – 5.1.22
• Beginning today, all are welcome to join us for worship and programs in the building, regardless of vaccination status.
• For those who are fully vaccinated, masks are optional but encouraged.
• ​​​​​​​For those who are unvaccinated or ineligible for vaccination, masks are required.
We thank you for your understanding as we navigate our changing world, and work to open our building, worship, and services to the full community while still prioritizing and caring for the vulnerable among us.

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.


High Holy Days

High Holy Days

September 17 – October 16, 2022

High Holy Days observance begins with Selichot Study and Worship on September 17 and continues through our Simchat Torah service on October 16. Rabbi Bruce Greenbaum and Cantor Alisa Fineman will lead multi-access services though out the holidays. For a complete schedule and information about registration, Book of Remembrance, and our children and family services, please see our High Holy Days pamphlet.

Havdalah on the Beach

Havdalah on the Beach

September 10, 2022

Join Rabbi Greenbaum and Cantor Alisa Fineman for our monthly Havdalah on the Beach Saturday night, September 10, on Carmel Beach below 13th. We begin at 7:00 p.m. Rabbi Greenbaum will bring fixings for s’mores. You bring warm clothes, something to sit on, family pets, and musical instruments.

Hesed Academy

Hesed Academy at CBI!

September 11, 2022

We would love to have your child(ren) learn and grow with us.
Sacred Community – Respect, Support and Trust – is the foundation for our School. Our innovative, creative, and integrated curriculum, combined with our dedicated teachers, provide an engaging and safe environment for our students and families.
Download the 2022-23 Calendar and Curriculum
Download the 2022-23 Hesed Academy Registration Forms