Daf HaShavuah

SHABBAT PARSHAT YITRO
January 21-22, 2022

The Eruv is UP.

All CBI Zoom events indicated below share the same link. Please contact the office at office@cbiberkeley.org  if you haven’t received the link by email.

SERVICES
Please contact the office at office@cbiberkeley.org  if you haven’t received the signup and zoom link by email for our services or Programming.


This Shabbat

Friday, January 21
6:45AM // Indoor Shacharit @ CBI

9AM // via Zoom // Talmudic Wisdom
R. Yonatan Cohen

Join us for a weekly class on Tractate Chagigah that explores major Jewish questions of practice and thought.  We’re in the midst of Chapter Three.

4:55PM // Northside Minyan at Sudikoff Home
1209 Shattuck Ave  (east side of street, past Live Oak Park, near Eunice)

5:03PM // Candle Lighting

5:08PM // Indoor Mincha & Kabbalat Shabbat @ CBI

Saturday, January 22
9:00AM (no signup required) // Indoor Services @ CBI starting with Rebbi Yishmael 

Greeters: 
9-10:00AM Meredith Pollick
10-11:15AM Issy Kipnis

9-11:15AM // Shabbat Youth Programming @ Gan Shalom 
Age 3 -2nd graders (advanced registration required)

Community Learning & Siyum of Mishnah will take place at the conclusion of services

KIDDUSH SPONSORS
Glenn & Judy Massarano
on the occasion of the yahrzeit/meldado of Glenn’s father Leonard Mell

4:55PM // Shabbat Mincha, Learning & Maariv 

6:03PM // Shabbat ends followed by havdalah


This Week

Sunday, January 23
8AM // Shacharit 

5:10PM // Indoor Mincha/Ma’ariv @CBI

Monday-Thursday, January 24-27
6:45AM // Shacharit @ CBI

5:10PM // Indoor Mincha/Ma’ariv @CBI

Friday, January 28
6:45AM // Shacharit @ CBI

Please contact the office at office@cbiberkeley.org  if you haven’t received the signup link by email for our services or Programming.


BECOME A KIDDUSH SPONSOR TO CELEBRATE A SIMCHA, HONOR SOMEONE SPECIAL, MARK A YAHRZEIT

The following dates are available, click the link above to sign up.
* February 12, Shabbat Tetzaveh
*March 5, Shabbat Pekudei
Todah!


Classes & Events

All CBI Zoom classes and events indicated below share the same link. Please contact the office at office@cbiberkeley.org  if you haven’t received the link by email.

All previous CBI class recordings are here:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/inwdi775bm2zw94/AAAcmwsVRtOEVe71NS5pOgeAa?dl=0

Monday // 12PM // via Zoom – class is not meeting January 17
Key Books in Tanakh: Book of Kings with M. Victoria Sutton
The Book of Kings opens with David’s succession by Solomon and the building of the Temple. The deterioration of the monarchy, through splits in the kingdom and less than noble kings, culminates in the destruction of Solomon’s Temple at the book’s close.

Tuesdays // 1PM // in person @ CBI
CBI’s Mah Jongg group meets weekly and is open to players that know how to play and already have their National Mah Jongg Play Card. Beginners are welcome to join as well, Marti Zedeck will be teaching every Tuesday. To join, please be in touch with Marti.

Wednesdays // 9PM – 9:30PM // via Zoom 
Late Night Stories & Poems 
R. Yonatan Cohen
Join us for a late night opportunity to learn rabbinic tales and contemporary stories, and/or enjoy liturgical poems and modern songs.

Fridays // 9AM // via Zoom
Talmudic Wisdom
R. Yonatan Cohen

Join us for a weekly class on Tractate Chagigah that explores major Jewish questions of practice and thought. We’re in the midst of Chapter Three.


Stay Connected

CBI Connects
To join a WhatsApp group sharing positive insights and updates during this time of hardship, please contact the CBI office.
CBI Connected Families 
To join a WhatsApp group sharing ideas for caring and creative parenting during this time of hardship, please contact the CBI office.

NCSY

Middle School (5th-8th) Bonfire, hot chocolate, & s’mores chill & learn
Thursday, Jan. 20,  7-8PM
@1119 Clarendon Cres., Oakland

Middle School (5th-8th) Iron Chef
Saturday, Jan. 22, 7:30-10PM
1119 Clarendon Cres., Oakland
$15
Registration link, click here!

High School Pancakes & Parsha
Sunday, Jan. 23,  11:30AM-1PM
@1119 Clarendon Cres., Oakland
We’ll be serving homemade pancakes, and an exciting discussion about lessons from the weekly torah portion and their relevance to our everyday lives.

High School Skibaton!
Feb 25-27
@ Tahoe
For registration, click here.
We are keeping a close eye on COVID. In the event the shabbaton is canceled, a full refund will be issued.

To ensure safety to our community we are requesting everyone to please start RSVPing to all events & programming. Contact Alyssa Polansky with more questions at polanskya@ncsy.org (510) 930-8351 or Rabbi Tani Polansky (510) 930-8358


Life Cycle Announcements

Condolences Mazal Tov!

To grandparents Bob and Judy Albietz, parents Yaakov and Tali Albietz, and big brothers Yehoshua, Shemaya, Chezkel, and Yitschak on the birth Tuesday in Israel of a baby girl!

Mother and baby are in good health, b”h.

May this child’s life be filled with the insights of Torah, the warm and supportive love of family and community, and the blessing of good deeds.


General Announcements

Give your used vehicle new life when you donate it to CBI/Gan Shalom Preschool: Donating your car, truck or boat is easy. We’ll provide free pick-up, and your gift is tax-deductible and will benefit Gan Shalom’s Scholarship Fund. We will provide release of liability, DMV and IRS documents, and handle any title, or ticket issues. Get started today by clicking here or call toll-free (855) 500-RIDE or (855) 500-7433
CBI AT THE SHELTER: CBI has been making regular donations in lieu of meals. Please donate to the Rabbis Discretionary Fund  and indicate shelter dinner:
  • by Paypal or credit card, please pick the Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund
  • @CBI-Berkeley by Venmo
  • to office@cbiberkeley.org by Zelle
  • by check to “Congregation Beth Israel” c/o Joelle Yzquierdo, 432 60th Street, Oakland, CA 9460