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It's Almost Time for Purim!

purim picture.previewDon't miss the fun activities in store for you at CBI as we celebrate Purim 2015!

We begin with an Adult Megillah Reading on Wednesday, March 4th at 7:30pm. We read in English and Hebrew and generally have a super time. And we'll top off the evening with fine pastries and liqueurs for dessert!


See What SUNRISE Has in Store for You in February!

In addition to our wonderful advertisements, please see the announcements for February and March events and holidays.

We're gearing up for a busy Purim, which is March 5th this year: send in your snail mail Purim Basket orders--surprise your friends and family and support CBI; mark your calendars for our annual Adult Megillah reading on March 4th, and our amazing Purim Shpiel: "Frozen Purim," followed by our always fun Purim Carnival, both on March 8th.


The Weintal Preschool Wins Most Loved Honor!

CBI is proud to announce that our Weintal Preschool, under the expert direction of Terri Crosbie, has won Hulafrog's "Most Loved" badge! Hulafrog is a newsletter covering the area from Summit to Basking Ridge offering parents information for children of the best that the area has to offer. We're not surprised that Weintal is considered the best in preschools--congratulations to Terri and her wonderful teaching staff!!

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Cantor Sharon Brown-Levy Brings New Music Programs to CBI!

CBI is pleased to announce that, under the direction of our new Cantor, Sharon Brown-Levy, we will be offering two choir opportunities and, for the very first time, an instrumental band to bring music to our services, the community, and beyond!


CBI Welcomes Cantor Sharon Brown-Levy July 1st!

Cantor Sharon Brown-Levy joins our synagogue after serving as Cantor of Temple Emanu-El of West Essex in Livingston, NJ for eight years. In addition to those years, she offers an additional eleven years as Cantor of Temple Beth-El of St. Petersburg, FL, and membership since 2006 in the New Jersey Cantors Concert Ensemble (NJCCE), the nation's oldest established organization of networking cantors.


CBI's Memorial Wall Honors Our Loved Ones

Honoring the memory of a departed loved one is an important facet of Jewish life. At CBI there are many different opportunities to honor our parents, grandparents, or other family members who have passed on. One very special way to do this is to place his or her name on a plaque on the Memorial Wall of our Retreat Room, adjoining the Sanctuary.


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Congregation B'nai Israel has officially joined Facebook.  We're very excited to finally integrate into the online community in a way that reflects CBI's community of members. 


Congregation B'nai Israel: One Community

CBI is a Conservative synagogue serving the Somerset Hills with warm regard for Jewish tradition. Under the leadership of our beloved Rabbi John Schechter, we are blending morals, our ethics and ideas, and working together to build one strong community for our future.


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Services Schedule

Shabbat Services
Friday evenings - 7:30pm
Saturday mornings - 9:30am

40 Whitenack Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

CBI Special Services

Wednesday, March 4th: Adult Megillah Reading, 7:30pm

Sunday, March 8th: "Frozen Purim" Shpiel, 9:15am; Purim Carnival, 11:30am-1pm

Friday, March 13th: SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA, 7:30pm