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Congregation Beth Israel

A spiritual oasis for the Jewish community

6 Dundee Park
Andover, MA 01810

(978) 474-0540

Adult Education

CBI’s 2nd Annual Book Discussion
Sunday, January 5, 2020

Learning from the Germans: Race and the memory of Evil By Susan Neiman

Come to discuss the book together
Breakfast at 9:30am – Discussion at 10:00 am

Copies of the book are available at CBI to borrow. There is also an audio version, and libraries have copies to loan.

RSVP by 12/31 to Amy, call:978-474-0540 or

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Sunday, January 26th at 10:00 AM – Jews Read the News – Breakfast and Current Events Discussion

Recent Past Events

Sunday, December 8th at 10:00 am – From Babylonia to America – An Iraqi Jewish Immigration Story
The personal immigration story of Velda and David Shaby, siblings who were brought up in Iran after the family’s escape from Iraq, leaving behind the rich 2,500 year old culture of the Babylonian Jews.
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Sunday, November 24th at 10:00 AM – Jews Read the News – Breakfast and Current Events
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Thursday, May 9th at 7:00 PM – Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom
Ariel Burger, Author of “Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom”, will be our guest speaker
Complete Flyer here

Sunday, May 5th at 10:00 AM – Recalling Havana: A Jewish Tale of Immigration. Featuring out very own Anita Adams
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Sunday, March 9th at 11:00 AM – Hummus, Bedouins and Me – With Colin Daly, the man named the “New Hummus Guru of Boston – Complete flyer here

Sunday, February 10th – The Role of the Jewish Community in the Civil Rights Movement
Led by Rabbi Howard Mandell

Sunday, January 6th – Community Read & Conversation of NY Times Bestseller “My Promised Land, The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel”– by Ari Shavit – Complete Flyer here