Jewish texts deal with significant questions about the meaning of life, from the theological and the philosophical to the legal and practical, guiding not just how we look at the world, but how we live in the world. Classes are offered most days of the week, many taught by Rabbi Cohen, several others led by community members.

PLEASE NOTE: all classes at CBI will be held online via Zoom.  If you haven’t received the  Zoom link and password, please contact the CBI office at


All previous CBI class recordings are here

Monday // 12PM // via Zoom 
Key Books in Tanakh: The Last Prophets
With M. Victoria Sutton

The last of the Minor Prophets bridge the period from the Exile through the beginning of the Second Temple. We will study the Books of Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi, aiming to cover a chapter per week.  – Class is not meeting March 28

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. To join, please be in touch with Marti Zedeck.

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. class is not meeting March 30

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. – class is not meeting March 25 and April 1