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 [...]
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! […]
“My Cantor… The Doctor!” A Concert in Honor of Cantor Mark Childs Sunday, May 22 7 PM Join us for a very special concert honoring Cantor Mark Childs and his entire cantorial school graduating class. […]
SB CARE is responding to the global refugee crisis through community education, and by fundraising for refugee family sponsorship and humanitarian aid. SB CARE is an interfaith Santa Barbara community partnership with over 20 members. We work on programming efforts to fundraise for IsraAid and family sponsorship, and to educate our community with the aim of inspiring our friends [...]