ALEINU: Adult Learners Network www.cbisd.org/aleinu
WE APPRECIATE YOUR RSVP:
RSVP (and pay, if applicable) online at www.cbisd.org/rsvp one week before. For information visit www.cbisd.org/aleinu, or contact Program Director Bonnie Graff: email@example.com
/858 535-1111, ext. 3800, unless otherwise noted.
HOT TOPICS AND JEWISH TEXTS:
Downtown Study Kallah with Rabbi Michael Berk Wednesday, May 5 at 12:00 p.m.
Law Office of Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldberg & Bagley LLP, 600 West Broadway, Suite 800, San Diego
Rabbi Berk invites CBI members to join him for these lively, one-hour discussions on diverse topics. We study contemporary issues using the Responsa literature of the Reform Movement of Judaism. No past study experience is required and participants may join us whenever they can attend (Hot Topics will break for summer after this meeting). Space is limited. RSVPs are requested one week ahead.
No fee. CBI members only. Bring your own lunch; beverages provided. Building parking $8 per hour.
CBI BOOK CLUB
May 13 at 7:00 p.m.
New members are always welcome to attend this stimulating evening book club. May’s book selection is Sistine Secrets by Benjamin Blech and Roy Doliner. For information, contact Louise Winheld at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or Nancy Abelon at email@example.com
. This will be the last Book Club meeting of this season.
No fee. Order the books at www.cbisd.org/ cbistore and support CBI at no extra cost to you.
BEYOND THE AUTO-FOCUS
Mondays, May 10 and 17, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at CBI and Sunday, May 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. offsite, taking photos
Join digital photographer Steve Gould for discussion and practice in the fine art of digital photography. Learn to use your digital camera more thoughtfully in exploring the world around you.
Steve Gould found a new career in
photography after he retired from academia. In addition to traditional landscape photography, he draws his inspiration from the "underwaterscape" (he's an experienced SCUBA diver) and from compositions he finds on our local beaches.
Fee: $25 for CBI members; $35 for nonmembers (as space allows).
Women of Beth Israel
HELP RACHEL’S WOMEN’S CENTER: SERVE DINNER
Sunday, May 9 at 5:00 p.m.
WBI provides meals and companionship and collects items for this downtown shelter for homeless women. Please bring small toiletries, unused cosmetics, and new socks or underwear to WBI events, or drop them off at the CBI reception desk.
If you’d like to help provide dinner for
the appreciative residents, contact Julianne Markow at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or Bonnie Graff at 858 535-1111, ext. 3800.
THANKS TO OUR APRIL USHERS:
Ellen Edwards, Carol Ewan, Joanne Gimbel, Helen Kramer and Elaine Moser
OUTDOOR FILM SERIES
Saturdays, July 17 & August 28 Picnic at 7:30 p.m. Havdalah and film at dusk
Join us for two great films under the stars. Bring your own picnic, celebrate Havdalah, and view the film at dusk.
July 17: Heart of Stone: Weequahic High
School was one of the top schools in America before 1960. By 2000 it was one of the most violent. Heart of Stone is the true story of Weequahic High School's quest to return to its former glory.
August 28: Adam: When Beth, a beautiful Jewish writer, meets Adam, a quirky downstairs neighbor, their connection exemplifies how reaching another person means bravely stretching into uncomfortable territory and can result in a liberating shake-up.
$5 for CBI members; $10 for nonmembers; Coffee, cookies, and popcorn provided.
WBI THANKS YOU FOR A WONDERFUL YEAR OF PROGRAMMING, ENRICHMENT AND SERVICE TO CBI
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