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Celebrate Chanukah at Beth Israel

Bulletin December 2014 Established 1858

Kislev-Tevet 5775 Vol. 64, No. 3

Friday, December 19

Join us for an evening full of latkes, music, prayer, latkes, friends, fun...and did we mention latkes? Chanukah Celebration - Friday, December 19 6:00 PM in Blumauer Auditorium The festivities begin with a traditional brisket and latke dinner, catered by Alfresco Catering and Sheraton Hotels. Wine and dessert included. Vegetarian and gluten free options available upon request. Please bring your Chanukiyot to kindle the lights of the 4th night together. Candles will be available on the tables. Pricing (includes 3% donation to MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger) $65 per family of 4 (immediate family only, based on 2 adults and 2 children; no charge for additional children in the immediate family) $24 per adult (age 13 and up) $8.50 per child (ages 3-12) Children under three are free

7:15 PM in Goodman Hall The celebration continues with a unique Shabbat/Chanukah worship experience. Come together in a different space to welcome Shabbat and celebrate the Festival of Lights. Music and visual t’filah will lead us through a family-friendly service. After the service, push back the chairs and prepare to party! Our Rockin’ Chanukah Eve party features live music by Def Schlepper with guest performances by members of the Kol Echad congregational choir. Wine, dessert, and possibly more latkes will be served so all who come can enjoy. CBI family and friends – especially our new community members – are welcome to join us! We hope to see you there.

This dinner sells out quickly! RSVP with payment to the CBI office at (503) 222-1069 by Tuesday, December 16.

See p. 6 for the candle lighting prayers

THE SOUL OF SHABBAT Pick up your family’s copy of this beautiful and exciting recording of our Friday night music as played by members of the CBI Band, including Cantor Ida Rae Cahana, Michael Barnes, Michael Allen Harrison, Ben Sandler, Kim Schneiderman, Arthur Steinhorn, and more. CDs are available at the office and at services. Make sure to pick up your copy when you join us for a Chanukah dinner, service, and party on Friday, December 19!

A Chanukah present to all members of our congregation, made possible by the generosity of the Nettie Director Library Book Endowment Fund

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