• 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

Updated Covid Protocol – 3.18.22
• 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 (and show proof of vaccination), masks will be optional.
• ​​​​​​​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.

 

Dog B'Omer

Why Celebrate Lag B’Omer When There is Dog B’Omer

May 21, 2022

Bring your dog and/or family to Carmel Beach below 13th and celebrate with us. We will meet on Saturday, May 21 at 5:30 PM. You can bring a picnic and we’ll provide the dog treats, a fire pit, and fixings for S’mores. We will end the evening with a Havdalah service around 7:30.

The Spirituality of the Sea

The Spirituality of the Sea

May 25, 2022

Join Rabbi Ed Rosenthal, Founder of Tikkun HaYam, for an interactive,
virtual exploration about the “Spirituality of the Sea” on Wednesday,
May 25 at 7:00 PM in our CBI social hall. We learn about the science of
the Ocean, and talk about the conservation of the Sea, but rarely do we
discuss the spiritual essence of this most mysterious of realms. Based
on teachings and texts from the Jewish tradition, we will discuss things
you never learned in Hebrew School. Join us for this fascinating
experience where we will discuss the deepest essence of the Deep.

Community Shabbat Dinner

Community Shabbat Dinner is Back!

May 27, 2022

We are so excited to resume our monthly tradition of Shabbat dinners, prepared by Malina Breaux and her fabulous kitchen crew. Savor a sense of community and food worthy of celebration at 6:30 PM on Friday, May 27. Join us as we offer blessings for the bread and wine and sing traditional music to begin our gatherings. For now, dinner will be limited to 40 guests, all fully vaccinated. Evening services follow, if you wish to attend. Call or email the CBI office for reservations.