This past Sunday, January 15, 2017, the Santa Barbara News-Press published a beautiful two-page color spread on the history of Congregation B'nai B'rith, on the occasion of our 90th Anniversary and Cantor Mark Childs's 25th Year. Click here to read the News-Press story.
“Nurture the Wow: Parenting as a Spiritual Practice” With Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg Sunday, December 4th 8:45 AM Best Darn Breakfast, Period! 9:45 AM Speaker Named by Newsweek and The Daily Beast as one of ten “rabbis to watch,” Danya Ruttenberg writes books about the intersection of spirituality and parenting, feminism, sex, God, justice and joy. [...]
It has been almost exactly one year since my father died. During the year before he died, he spoke less and less. Our time together was filled with longer silences, and fewer full sentences. Eventually he could produce no sentences at all, only fragments, and one word responses to questions. Often when I asked him [...]
By Sebastian Fishman The Men of B'nai B'rith (MoBB) got together at the end of August to do some hands on work on CBB. This kind of volunteering is at the core of the group, we are not just getting together to have fun and meet more people (which is a big part of it), but [...]
Please save the date for our celebration of CBB's 90th anniversary and Cantor Mark Childs's 25th year at our Temple! More details will be coming shortly. In the meantime, please contact Elizabeth Gaynes with any questions.
The new issue of VOICES has been mailed and should be reaching you any day now! Look for exciting news about our new Jewish Learning Programs (formerly Religious School K-12) , plus essays about the Syrian refugee crisis, Aging & Sageing, the curative power of Stone Soup, and much, more more. Click here to view Summer [...]
Celebrating the High Holy Days at Congregation B’nai B’rith L'Shanah Tovah! Soon we will once again join together for the holiest days of the year. Now more than ever, we feel the importance of gathering as a community. (Click the link to download the 2016 High Holy Day Guide) Information You Should Know HHD Food Drive [...]
Our Congregational Meeting was a huge success yesterday – we voted in the new Board of Trustees and approved the 2016/17 budget! As always, Cantor’s Year-in-Review video was a highlight. Click below to view! […]
Another Santa Barbara community delegate is headed to Rwanda from January 28th through Feb 15th, 2016, as a way to enrich and strengthen the connection with our community. Jana Brody, an artist and arts administrator who leads several workshops for CBB, will be using her Art, English and Sign Language skills while volunteering for 2 [...]