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Adult Education 

Pirkei Avot Summer Discussions 

BookPirkei Avot, A Social Justice Commentary  (purchase through Amazon Smile, select Congregation B'nai Israel of St. Petersburg to support ongoing CBI programs.) Limited books available through the CBI office.

Study Guide: http://www.ccarpress.org/admin/manage_assetlibrary/file.asp?id=06187 On Summer Saturdays at 11:30 am, participate in an ongoing discussion of Pirkei Avot each Shabbat during our kiddush luncheon.

Torah For Seniors

Join Rabbi Weintraub at 11:00 am one Tuesday each month at Philip Benjamin Tower for a meaningful Torah discussion, beginning in October 2018.

Coffee Talk with the Rabbi

Join Rabbi Weintraub and your CBI family for coffee and conversation, every Wednesday morning at 9:00 am in the community.  See calendar for this month's location. 

Talmud Made Easy

Join Steve Wein as he and his Talmud Class continue Tractate Berachot this year along with its selected commentaries. The classes are in English, and Steve explains all. Materials will be provided. The class involves both textual analysis and lively discussion, and is open to all. No previous knowledge is necessary. Buns Family Library on select Tuesday evenings at 5:00 pm.

Book Club

CBI and the St. Petersburg Chapter of Hadassah co-host a monthly book readers’ Discussion Group on Wednesdays at 10:30 am in the CBI Library. If you are interested in leading the discussion for a meeting, please contact Sheila Wasserman at 727.347.5816.

Upcoming Events

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  • Wednesday ,
    JanJanuary  29 , 2020
     
     
    Coffee Talk with Rabbi Phil

    Wednesday, Jan 29th 9:00a to 10:00a
    Enjoy coffee and conversation with Rabbi Philip Weintraub. Coffee locations move each month to a new community location.

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  • Wednesday ,
    JanJanuary  29 , 2020
     
     
    Jewish Calendar Class

    Wednesday, Jan 29th 6:45p to 8:00p
    Learn about the nuances of the Jewish calendar with Byron Kolitz during this 3 part series.

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  • Thursday ,
    JanJanuary  30 , 2020
     
     
    Daf Yomi with Rabbi

    Thursday, Jan 30th 8:30a to 9:30a

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  • Saturday ,
    FebFebruary  1 , 2020
     
     
    Kiddush Torah Study

    Shabbat, Feb 1st 11:30a to 12:30p

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  • Sunday ,
    FebFebruary  2 , 2020
     
     
    World Wide Wrap & Brunch Speaker

    Sunday, Feb 2nd 8:30a to 11:00a
    World Wide Wrap: Celebrate the mitzvah of tefillin at the World Wide Wrap: All Gender Wrap on Sunday, February 2, at 8:30 am. Learn how to lay tefillin before davening at 9:00 am as we unite in prayer “Side by Side at CBI.” Hear from the Tampa Bay Vipers about this Tampa Bay Franchise of the new XFL over brunch. Event and brunch are free, open to the community, and hosted by our Mitzvah Men’s Club.

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  • Tuesday ,
    FebFebruary  4 , 2020
     
     
    Talmud Made Easy with Steve Wein

    Tuesday, Feb 4th 5:15p to 6:15p
    Continue our study of Tractate Berachot (Blessings). No prior knowledge of Hebrew or Aramaic is needed. Study materials are provided. Participate in a lively discussion as the materials lend themselves and learn the derivation and reason for many of our rules and customs of prayer.

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  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  5 , 2020
     
     
    Israel's Milestones

    Wednesday, Feb 5th 6:45p to 8:30p
    Shalom Hartman Institute's iEngage video lecture series: “Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings: The Legacy of the Past and the Challenge of the Future.” Free to members, $18 non-members; optional study guide available book available to pre-order for $5

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  • Thursday ,
    FebFebruary  6 , 2020
     
     
    Daf Yomi with Rabbi

    Thursday, Feb 6th 8:30a to 9:30a

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  • Sunday ,
    FebFebruary  9 , 2020
     
     
    Sunday Music Seminar with Joan Epstein

    Sunday, Feb 9th 10:30a to 12:00p

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  • Tuesday ,
    FebFebruary  11 , 2020
     
     
    Torah for Seniors, PBT

    Tuesday, Feb 11th 11:00a to 12:00p
    Join a Torah discussion led by Rabbi Weintraub. All are welcome.

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