Happy New Year 2022/2023!

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.


Finding a Spiritual Path

Tu B’shvat Seder, Followed By Havdalah!

February 4, 2023

On Saturday, February 4, at 5 pm, please join us for a fun and meaningful Tu B’Shvat Seder. Modeled on the Passover Seder (though less complex), this special Seder was created by Jewish kabbalists in the 16th and 17th centuries to celebrate God’s presence in the natural world.

Linda Hirschhorn

“Only In Theaters”

February 26, 2023

Mark your calendars for CBI’s showing of ONLY IN THEATERS on at the Lighthouse Cinema in Pacific Grove!
An intimate and compelling journey taken with the Laemmle family, spanning their challenges, losses, and personal triumphs over four generations. This film is a captivating documentary about indie films and the legendary Los Angeles Laemmle Theater chain.
View the trailer and buy tickets.

Talent Show

CBI Annual Talent Show

March 18, 2023

CBI’s Annual Talent Show returns on Saturday evening, March 18 for a terrific evening of entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family! And, this year, for the first time, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place performances will each receive a $100 Target Gift Card and all participants will be recognized for their participation.
For more info and to sign up, contact Bob Fenton at lawbobman@aol.com or 818-645-3972 or Charlotte Salomon, Dir. of Membership Development & Engagement, at
charlotte@carmelbethisrael.org or 925-519-4477.