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List of local gift cards available from CBJ for use in our area

Contact Carl Finer for details.

Photos from the Incredible Edible Auction

Click for Laney's wonderful slide show.

Photos from our Community Seder

Our second night Seder had 82 reservations received.
Click for larger photos.

Schmoozing with Sophie was wonderful! Thank you Linda


Dedication of our new Sukkah

Some members assembled on Nov 18th to dedicate the new Sukkah.


Old photos of CBJ neighborhood:

Some of us remember the CBJ neighborhood before the massive redevelopment of the '60s. Others may be curious about how things used to be. Here is new material added to the CBJ History Project which is listed in the right hand column on this page.

  • Description and resources
  • View selected photos

  • Sukkot in our new Sukkah

    See a short video taken in the Sukkah

    Yahrzeits etc. added to our Website

    All the following will be found in the right hand column on this page.


  • Links to Yahrzeit list
  • Sanctuary Memorial Plaques
  • Beth Jacob Cemetery
  • This link contains names, dates, grave photos, and some obituaries.

    CBJ History Project

    Material from Karin Goldstein z"l:
  • 100th aniversary slide show
  • List of our founding families
  • Early draft of Karin's book

  • Merlie's Viennese Table Oneg (9/23)


    Photos from the Sisterhood BBQ Beach Auction

    Sisterhood's Beach Auction BBQ, Sat, July 30

    Shabbat at the Beach and Blessing of the Animals

    Nelson Park
    Wicked Local photos by Heidi Harting taken at our July 22 service and printed in the 7/29/16 Old Colony Memorial

    Link for Beth Jacob Cemetery information

    Try it! The link to this resource is also in the column to the right.
    This website contains names, dates, photos, and some obits. Try it!

    View photo of the CBJ Holocaust Memorial at the cemetery

    No Place for Hate Collection at Public Library

    The Plymouth Public Library has established an outstanding "No Place For Hate" collection. This collection of books and DVDs was donated in memory of our beloved Dr. Barry Meltzer.
    Here is the extensive list of books and DVDs in the library's collection.

    Stephen Brickman performed at CBJ May 1, 2016

    You can see videos from Stephen Brickman's concert here.

    Stephen Brickman performed for closing of the Beit Sefer followed by a concert in the Sanctuary for the adult members of CBJ.

    A leaf honoring Richie Priolo

    On 5/1/2016 we gathered at the "Tree of Life" to honor Richie Priolo for his 36+ years of service to CBJ. Richie retired at the end of 2015.

    "The Power of One" - PACTV News Report


    A number of our members participated in the "The Power of One" event held at the Kingston Senior Center on April 2nd.

    This program examined how intolerance, hatred and community indifference led to the rise of conditions that resulted in the Holocaust, as well as other genocides throughout history.

    The event was reported on PACTV Community News. You can watch the 4-minute video report here.

    The Megillah - Our Purim Celebration

    You can see photos of our Purim festivities here.

    Video of Israeli Consul's talk is available here

    Matan Zamir

    On Feb 18, 2016 Vice Consul Matan Zamir of the Boston Israeli Consulate spoke at CBJ on "The Current Situation in the Middle East, From the Point of View of the Israeli Government."

    Thanks to Harry Shamir for arranging for recording by PACTV.

    You can watch the video here. It runs 1 hour 28 minutes.

    Linda Myer, our Cantorial Soloist

    Our own Linda Myer is our part-time Cantorial Soloist. Funding was provided by the Ray & Milly Russo Cultural Heritage and Arts Fund of CBJ. She will co-lead monthly Friday night services with Rabbi Silverman. These will be listed in the weekly update email.

    Come join us for Friday night services filled with song and ruach (spirit).

    You can see more info here.

    Photos from Chanukkah (2015)

    Steve Brickman's music program and Rabbi's visit to Brookdale

    Rosh Hashanah 5776 Event Recap

    Revisit some memories from Rosh Hashanah:

    Photos and Videos from the Sukkah (2015)

    Increase your Joy of Shabbat by hosting an Oneg!

    Select a special date to sponsor an Oneg Shabbat and contact
    Suzanne Goldberg sgold3016@comcast.net


    The Hineni program provides one-time or short-term services to congregants. To this end, a number of congregants have volunteered to provide rides, meals, and other similar assistance as needed and requested. For examples, rides to Temple for services, programs, and meetings as well as to appointments can be arranged. Meals will also be provided on a limited basis.
    All congregant requests will be maintained in the strictest of confidentiality. Any requests for assistance should be directed to the program coordinator, Ed Sore or to Rabbi Silverman @ 508-746-1575. Volunteers are always welcomed and needed.

    LIMUD TORAH / Torah Study Group

    We continue our weekly study of the Torah and also look at how the ancient rabbis revealed themselves in the stories they told to supplement the Biblical narratives. While knowledge of Hebrew can be helpful, we study our texts in English. Please feel free to join us any week or each and every week. Our study sessions are on most Mondays from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., at the Synagogue. Please check the Weekly Update to confirm meeting dates.

    Also check the calendar for the Sisterhood Torah study which takes place twice a month at CBJ on Mondays at 11 am.
    Jewish Holidays

    URJ Jewish Holiday Calendar through 5780

    Fundraising and Member Benefits

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    Limud Torah study every Monday 8:00 - 9:30 AM at the Synagogue

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