May Adult Learning

Saturday Torah Study continues during Rabbi Dan’s sabbatical at 9:00 am in the Social Hall before each Shabbat morning service. On May 6, 13 and 20 Haya Kinberg will continue to share interesting insights about the week’s Torah portion, using the theme “Torah Times.” Bring your ideas to share, and hear what others are thinking, too!

Death Cafe, Monday, May 15, 7:00-8:30 pm in the CABI Social Hall
Death is a certainty in our lives. We all deal with it. Yet we are often quiet with our concerns, fears, and anxieties about death. We feel reluctant to broach the topic, nervous to share personal wishes about our own eventual deaths, and awkward sharing what we view as a good or bad death. Most of us have leftover emotions from loss of a dear relative or friend. We may regret the circumstances of their final days and hours. Sometimes we simply need to talk about this taboo topic. After all, death is a natural and integral part of life.

On Monday, May 15, CABI will host an evening Death Café. Death Café is an international non-denominational movement, aimed at allowing people to talk about a vital subject that we too often dread and avoid. The Death Café happens in an accessible, respectful and confidential space, without imposing a set agenda, measured outcome, or strict theme. At a “Death Café,” people gather to share a safe, open conversation on death – – their personal fear, grief, confusion, and even comfort. Our event welcomes CABI members, along with people from the community. Experienced facilitators will lead our small group discussions. No pre-registration is required. Just show up and join the lively and thought-provoking conversation! There is no fee, though Death Café welcomes nominal donations. For more information about this international movement, see If you have questions, contact Sandy Berenter:

Tuesday Talmud Study is taking a sabbatical along with Rabbi Dan, and will resume in September 2017.

For information about other adult learning opportunities that are in the planning stages, or if you want to teach, please contact Adult Education chair Sandy Berenter: