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Friday
May152015

HOLD THE DATE, SUNDAY, JUNE 7

Thursday
Apr092015

CBJ GOES TO THE THEATER, MEL BROOKS' "YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN," SUNDAY, JUNE 7, FOR OUR SPRING FUNDRAISER

Join members of the Congregation and friends for a delicious lunch in the Social Hall at noon, followed by the hilarious award-winning production of Mel Brooks’ "Young Frankenstein" at 2 PM at the Forge Theater. Indulge your sweet tooth with desserts during intermission. Tickets are only $45. For more information, contact Kathy Koller via email at thekollers@msn.

Thursday
Apr092015

SERVICE TIMES

Daily Minyan, Monday - Thursday, 7 PM
Friday Night Shabbat Service, 7:30 PM
Saturday Morning Service, 9:30 AM
Sunday Morning Tallit and Tefillin Service, 9 AM

Friday
Feb132015

THIS WEEK AT CBJ (May 28- June 7)

MEMORIAL SERVICE
MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR NANCY STONE: Sunday, May 31, 2 PM. Nancy Stone, wife of Sandy Stone, mother to Anna, Genny and Jesse, has passed. A Memorial Service for Nancy has been scheduled for B’nai Jacob on Sunday.

CLUB/COMMITTEE/ BOARD EVENTS
CBJ BOARD MEETING: Monday, June 1, 7:15 PM, minyan at 7 PM.

EDUCATION
ADULT CLASS: Thursday, May 28, 7-8:30 PM. For more information, contact Rabbi Brown.
LAST DAY OF RELIGIOUS SCHOOL: Sunday, May 31. Parents and members of the Congregation are invited to the last day of the Spring Semester. Classes begin at 9 AM. Members of the Congregation are invited to the Sanctuary for Services from 10:15 to 11:15 AM. After Services, there will be remarks from the Rabbi, Ruth Groves, teachers and students. Certificates for completing Religious School, Attendance and Service will be presented along with gifts for teachers and aides. A brief slideshow, songs and Popsicles will follow.

COMMUNITY EVENTS
CONGREGATION HESED SHEL EMET JEWISH HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Sunday, May 31, 11 AM to 5 PM, 575 Keim Street, Pottstown. The event includes world renowned artist Mordechi Rosenstein, vendors, art,  entertainment and food. For more information call (610) 326-1717.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: FEEDING OUR JEWISH COMMUNITY: Monday, June 1, 10 AM - 2 PM. Many members of Greater Philadelphia’s Jewish Community face food insecurity with nearly 11,300 Jewish individuals living with the threat of hunger and/or malnutrition. Join Chester County Mission Chair Mindy Fortin to meet some of the people who benefit from Federation resources. Transportation will be provided from a central location in Chester County. There will be no solicitation for funds. Register at http://www.jewishphilly.org/minimission
RABBI BROWN "THANK YOU" ONEG: Friday, June 5, following Services. Please join us for a thank you  Dessert Oneg for Rabbi Brown. Please RSVP to the office via email at cbjoffice@verizon.net
CBJ GOES TO THE THEATER: Sunday, June 7, noon lunch at CBJ and special performance at the Forge Theater at 2 PM. For more information, contact Kathy Koller thekollers@msn.com.


BAR / BAT MITZVAHS
SARAH GREENBERG BAT MITZVAH Saturday, May 30. Steven Greenberg and Tamela Willard Greenberg invite the Congregation to share their joy as their daughter, Sarah Greenberg, is called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 30, 9:30AM. Kiddush luncheon to follow.

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HOLD THE DATE

OFFICIAL NOTICE
CBJ ANNUAL MEETING: Thursday, June 25, 7 PM. Join the Congregation’s year-end wine and cheese gathering.

CLUB/COMMITTEE/ BOARD EVENTS
TIKKUN MIDDOT FOR THE CREATIVE PROCESS WORKSHOP: Sunday, June 14 at 10 AM led by Wendy Liss. 
CBJ EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING: Monday, June 22, 7:15 PM, minyan at 7 PM.

COMMUNITY EVENTS
CBJ RABBI SEARCH COMMITTEE HOSTS RABBI DAVID GREENSPOON: Services Friday, June 12, 7:30 PM and Saturday, June 13, 9:30 AM. CBJ members are encouraged to attend and participate in the Shabbat Weekend when Rabbi Greenspoon leads services. This a great opportunity for our community to come together to meet and to greet one of our Rabbinic candidates.

UNITED SYNAGOGUE YOUTH (USY)
SHABBAT SERVICES AT SHANNONDELL:  Friday, June 12.  USY will lead services for the Shannondell residents.

BAR / BAT MITZVAHS
ANDREW KOLLER BAR MITZVAH: Saturday, June 20. Larry and Kathy Koller invite the Congregation to share their joy as their son, Andrew, is called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, June 20, 9:30 AM. Kiddush luncheon to follow.

DEADLINES
THIS WEEK AT CBJ: The deadline for the weekly, This Week at CBJ, is noon on Tuesday, prior to the Thursday publication date. Please provide content via email to Stephen Schur at sschur1@gmail.com by the deadline.
E-HAKOL DEADLINE: The deadline for the June Edition of E-Hakol is Monday, July 20. Please make sure all proposed content is sent via email to Stephen Schur at sschur1@gmail.com by the deadline.

Tuesday
Mar042014

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Tuesday
Jan072014

Take A Discount On Your PECO Bill And A Contribution Is Made To CBJ!

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