Today is April 12, 2021 -

Congregation B'nai Israel

154 Years of Consecrated Service to God, Torah and Israel.

6525 Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania, Ohio 43560
Phone: (419) 517-8400
Email: dbecker@cbitoledo.org

Adult Education

Adult Education programs are open to anyone. We welcome those who are eager to learn more about Judaism.

Jewish Lives, Jewish Learning: Adult Education Series – Spring 2021
Please mark you calendars for the upcoming CBI Adult Education Series dates.

Details for upcoming programs to come…
Sundays at 10:30 AM or Wednesday Evenings at 7:30 PM via Zoom, Jewish Lives, Jewish Learning: Program dates and details are subject to change.

Any adjustments to the program will be communicated via the monthly bulletin and weekly email blasts.


“Making Each Day Count: Revealing the Hidden Meaning of Sefirat Ha’Omer”

Hosted by Hazzan Ivor Lichterman

Wednesday Evening, April 7, 2021 at 7:30 PM via Zoom

Join us for a fascinating discussion of the meaning and traditions of “Sefirat Ha’Omer” or “the counting of the Omer”. Hazzan Ivor Lichterman will delve into why we count each of the forty-nine days between Pesach and Shavuot, what the mitzvah entails, and why we speak the name of each day out loud.

An email link and passcode will be sent before the scheduled program time.


Musical Program Series – Part 1

“Contemporary Israeli Musical Inspiration”

Hosted by Hazzan Joel Lichterman

Wednesday Evening, April 21, 2021 at 7:30 PM via Zoom

Hazzan Joel Lichterman will play and discuss wonderful examples of contemporary Israeli music in honor of Yom HaAtzmaut – Israeli Independence Day.

An email link and passcode will be sent before the scheduled program time.


Musical Program Series – Part 2

“Great Jewish Composers of the Enlightenment”

Hosted by Hazzan Larry Josefovitz

Wednesday Evening, May 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM via Zoom

Watch your email and the May CBI Bulletin for more details.

An email link and passcode will be sent before the scheduled program time.


Virtual Services Schedule during Covid-19 Pandemic

Daily Services and Kabbalat Shabbat Services are on Zoom.

Monday – 9:00 AM and 5:45 PM

Tuesday – 5:45 PM

Wednesday – 5:45 PM

Thursday – 9:00 AM and 5:45 PM

Friday – 5:45 p.m.

A Zoom link and passcode will be emailed before the scheduled service time.

Shabbat Morning Services are either on Zoom or Live Stream. Watch your email for information on the specific format from week to week.

Saturday, Shabbat – 10:00 AM

If you wish to have a minyan to say Kaddish, please contact the office one week prior at 419-517-8400.