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  • Kulshan Chorus Postponed

    POSTPONED — WILL BE RESCHEDULED If you’ve made a donation to Kulshan Chorus and want a refund, please email: treasurer@kulshanchorus.org   Congregation Beth Israel Presents: Why We Sing, A Kulshan […]

  • Beyond the Count

    “Beyond the Count” discussion is Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021   The next program in CBI’s Jews, Race, and Justice series is Sunday, Dec. 12 at 4 PM, on Zoom. We will discuss the […]

  • Anti-Racist Pledge

    Congregation Beth Israel, centered in Bellingham, Washington, stands with Jews all over the world in affirming the principles of equal justice and equal respect underlying the declaration that Black Lives […]

  • Building Access

    Please contact the main office if you plan to visit the synagogue as our staff are currently holding irregular office hours. The staff frequently checks email and voicemail and will […]

  • Covid Update 1/6/2022

    (links to health department websites below) COVID Update 1-6-2022 Dear CBI Family, With the recent surge in Covid-19 cases due to the Omicron variant, and in consultation with the Covid […]

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Online Learning Opportunities

Hebrew Union College (HUC) has a new online public programming initiative, HUC Connect, to provide “stimulating lectures with our renowned faculty and guest experts whose scientific rigor, academic scholarship, and Jewish lens offer insight and inspiration on Judaism and women’s studies and culture.” To read more details about upcoming lectures on a variety of topics, follow this link. All programs are free of charge and all are welcome.
• Topic: Judaism & Women’s Studies
“Leaders Will Put Out the Fire: The Biblical Deborah Reimagined,” will be on Tuesday, April 22 at 10 am PT (1:00 ET) Register here.
 

The Israel Religious Action Center is dedicated to the ongoing pursuit of a just Israeli society, including ensuring state recognition and equal status for Reform and Conservative rabbis, synagogues, and institutions; promoting equality in public; advancing racial equality and combatting hate; strengthening Israel’s democracy; protecting the rights of converts and immigrants to become Israeli citizens and enjoy equal rights. Past webinars are available to watch on IRAC’s YouTube channel.

The Tikvah Fund is a philanthropic foundation and ideas institution committed to supporting the intellectual, religious, and political leaders of the Jewish people and the Jewish State. Tikvah runs and invests in a wide range of initiatives in Israel, the United States, and around the world, including educational programs, publications, and fellowships. Explore some available courses through this link.

The Shalom Hartman Institute is a leading center of Jewish thought and education, serving Israel and North America. Its mission is to strengthen Jewish peoplehood, identity, and pluralism; to enhance the Jewish and democratic character of Israel; and to ensure that Judaism is a compelling force for good in the 21st century.
Explore classes, videos and podcasts on their website:  www.hartman.org.il/

The Museum of Jewish Heritage; A Living Memorial to the Holocaust has terrific virtual events, on a variety of topics (times are Eastern). Of particular note is a March 23, 2021, conversation about the book Caste, between its author Isabel Wilkerson and Rabbi Angela Buchdahl. The program was made possible by the Marcia Horowitz Education Fund for Cross-Cultural Awareness.  View the recording here.

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Upcoming

Events

  1. 29 Jan

    Torah Study on Zoom

    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  2. 30 Jan

    No Kesher Classes

    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. 04 Feb
  4. 05 Feb

    Torah Study on Zoom

    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  5. 05 Feb

    Virtual Contemplative Service

    10:45 am - 12:00 pm
  6. 06 Feb

    Kesher Classes

    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  7. 06 Feb

    Sisterhood Book Group

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  8. 08 Feb

    Board Meeting

    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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