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Pribram History

History of Pribram Jews First mentioned in 1238, one of the oldest Jewish settlements in the Czech lands. In 1568 the Jews were expelled from the town. Historical sources refer to their number at the time as “sizeable.” In 1853 the first Jewish family moved back, in 1880 there were 332 Jewish citizens, in 1900 [...]

2018-04-09T14:43:42+00:00April 9th, 2018|Special Programs|

Our Year of Living Torah: My Journey

Our Year of Living Torah: My Journey By Judy Mannaberg-Goldman Originally printed in CBB's Voices magazine, Spring 2013 (page 15). In the summer of 2011, I became involved with the restoration of our Czech Holocaust Memorial Scroll #35 from the Czech town of Pribram. My connection was extremely personal; my paternal family was from Czechoslovakia so my [...]

2018-04-09T14:43:08+00:00April 9th, 2018|Special Programs, Voices|

How The Scrolls Were Saved

How the Scrolls Were Saved After the defeat of Germany, a free and independent Czechoslovakia emerged, but it was a country largely without Jews. Most of the surviving Jews in Prague and the rest of Bohemia and Moravia were from Slovakia and further east from Subcarpathian Ruthenia. Prague, which had had a Jewish population of [...]

2018-04-09T14:44:48+00:00April 9th, 2018|Special Programs|

How Can I Volunteer?

There's something for everyone! CBB aims to foster positive connections within our Temple community, and between our members and the Santa Barbara Community. We do this by providing opportunities for Tikkun Olam and Mitzvot in a variety of different ways. Whether it’s a visit, a meal, a ride, or a friendly face, there’s a way [...]

2017-03-24T15:35:07+00:00March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Social Action Fair

CBB held a Social Action Fair on March 5, 2017 where attendees learned about a broad range of local opportunities to take action on causes they care about. Click here to view the complete program of presenters and contact information. The program included short presentations by representatives from each organization followed by time for attendees [...]

2017-03-10T15:19:55+00:00March 5th, 2017|Social Action|