Middah of the Month

Judaism nurtures our ability to make this world a better place, growing our capacity to love and be loved. Central to the collective work of repairing the world is the individual cultivation of our inner qualities of heart and mind. Mussar is a practice, the work of refining and fine tuning the measures of those inner qualities (midah).

You’re Invited to Celebrate the High Holidays with CBE!

The new year, Rosh Hashanah begins on Wednesday evening September 20, heralding a time for celebration, contemplation, and gathering in community. ALL ARE WELCOME, NO TICKETS REQUIRED. Hoping to encourage you to bring friends and guests with you to High Holiday services, we do not require the purchase of Tishrei memberships or tickets for extended family or friends. We simply ask that you RSVP on line ahead of time, letting us know who to expect so that we can prepare name tags and ensure adequate seating. Do it now by following the link below to make your reservations (for friends, family, guests, and children needing childcare). Members do not need to make reservations for themselves, just for guests they expect to join them.

So, we will not be printing and mailing tickets this year. Members will receive a packet with the logistics. Once again, we strongly encourage members to make reservations for friends and family early, as we anticipate a higher number of reservations this year. Space may be limited.

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News and Events

Volunteer Training for ESP, September 30

September 30, Evergreen Lutheran Church

As we prepare for our second year of our Emergency Shelter Program, all volunteers are invited to attend this training at Evergreen Lutheran Church.

1-3PM New Volunteer Training

3-4PM Returning Volunteer Refresher

Tikkun Middot Open Havurah, October 5

The CBE Tikkun Middot Havurah is Gathering Once Again,
Thursday October 5th at 6:30pm!
Please join us as we expand our Middah practice this month to embodying the many aspects of Respect/Kavod.

Sukkot & Shabbat, October 7

9-11 am Sukkot hike or bike
11 am Family Friendly Hike
12 pm Potluck in the Sukkah
1 pm Torah Study

Volunteer Training for ESP, October 8

October 8, Congregation Beth Evergreen

As we prepare for our second year of our Emergency Shelter Program, all volunteers are invited to attend this training at Congregation Beth Evergreen.

1-3PM New Volunteer Training

3-4PM Returning Volunteer Refresher

Making a Minyan, October 10 & 24

October 10 & 24, 7PM
MINYAN MAKER is an generations-old Jewish expression, referring to the tenth person to show up to a service enabling the group to do a complete service.  Technically, each attendee, first or last is a minyan maker.
This workshop has two sessions.
Session #1 is a playful and informative introduction to the deep structure, forms and functions of a traditional Jewish prayer service.
Session #2 is a practical workshop where we collectively “make a minyan,” create a “service” together and experiment with different “offerings” for a wide array of occasions from a simple shabbat to a shiva minyan in a house of mourning.

A key to consciousness in Kabbalah is the Tree of Life, a visual map of how infinite and finite flow into and from each other. We enter places, form relationships and pursue projects often with little understanding of how they come about, their meaning and the relevance of seeing beyond what manifests. In this introduction to the Tree of Life we learn about and then practice incorporating this system of energy flow in all our interactions.
Join Rabbi Jamie right here at CBE for your introduction to Kabbalah. This 6 week class begins at 7PM on Wednesday, October 11.

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October 11, 5:30PM

October 19, Bergen Park Church

As we prepare for our second year of our Emergency Shelter Program, all volunteers are invited to attend this training at Bergen Park Church.

7-9 PM New Volunteer Training and Current Volunteer Refresher

Wednesday, October 25, 6PM

We are renewing our annual (and deeply rewarding) tradition of getting together as a group to pack Thanksgiving food boxes at The Action Center (Formerly JeffCoAction).

Please join us for this family-friendly mitzvah!

Youth and Family News

Sign up for Religious School!

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Erev Sukkot Celebration, October 4

Wednesday, October 4

5:30PM Erev Sukkot Family Celebration

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