Category Archives: Rabbi’s Weekly Message

June 3, 2016

Dear Members of our C. B. I. Extended Family Rabbi Israel Meir (was an influential rabbi of the Musar movement in Belarus) is best known for his campaign to teach his fellow Jews about…

May 27, 2016

Dear Members of our C. B. I, Extended Family Usually it is very difficult to admit our own errors. Also it is very hard to accept our own mistakes. It…

May 20, 2016

Dear Members of our C. B. I. I love this this story about the meeting of Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin. I would like to share it with you.                                  It…

May 13, 2016

Dear C. B. I. Members This Shabbat we are going to celebrate a very special moment: The B’not Mitzvah of Charley and Andie Fruitman. It will be the third Fruitman generation celebrating…

May 6, 2016

Dear CBI, Sometimes, in our life, we are feeling that we are working very hard to achieve our goals but……the results are not the same as we expected. We are…

April 22, 2016

Dear CBI, Tonight, we are going to celebrate together, with our family and friends, The Seder of Pesach. We have the incredible responsibility to transmit to the next generation the…

April 15, 2016

Dear CBI, I always wanted to have an interesting life. I don’t like the routine. Our life is unique and the time will not come back. If you want an…

April 8, 2016

Dear CBI, In the book of Vayikra, the third book of the Torah, we are now reading about the sacrifices and offerings that the people of Israel used to bring…

April 1, 2016

Dear CBI A smile can make a difference …… Remember, it’s a Big Mitzvah to be HAPPY! – “MITZVAH GEDOLAH LIYOT BESIMCHA” There’s an old Jewish joke that goes like this: A revered…

March 25, 2016

Dear CBI, Last Shabbat at CBI was a wonderful Shabbat. We enjoyed the real meaning of the word “Kavanah” – intention. We had many members of our congregation, visitors, children.……