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Jonathan Gartner: A Jewish Journey

I’ve been thinking recently about CBB’s Mission Statement: “a diverse, inclusive community of individuals and families building together a warm and vibrant house of living Judaism.”   I like the mission statement but when I read it closely, I see many words – ‘community, building, house’ – which imply a physical space.  How, in this time of Covid and social [...]

2020-08-31T14:22:17-07:00September 10th, 2020|

Nick Woolf: What I Learned from Carlos

Shortly after lockdown I started thinking about Carlos Slim. Until recently he was the richest person in the world (and is currently fifth richest). He was asked to explain why he built gigantic supermarkets all over Mexico that put thousands of small shop owners out of business, and then devoted large amounts of the resulting [...]

2020-09-04T14:02:01-07:00September 7th, 2020|

Rabbi Steve Cohen: The Days of Openness

Rabbi Steve Cohen: The Days of Openness Shabbat shalom everyone!  It is wonderful to be back.  I have missed you all…and I still miss being with you! I am so longing to gather all together, to be together physically.  But I am grateful to Zoom, and to all of you, for this opportunity to see your faces, [...]

2020-09-15T15:12:55-07:00September 4th, 2020|

Judy Karin: But the zucchini, of course, will be fine. 

Judy Karin: But the zucchini, of course, will be fine.  Lately my attention span, never particularly long, has shrunk to roughly the same length as that of a puppy. Whether I can blame this on the stress of the pandemic or not, I can’t say for sure. I just finished jigsaw puzzle #16. The first [...]

2021-01-25T14:18:53-08:00September 3rd, 2020|
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