Events at Congregation B’Nai Israel of Rumson

Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) wishes everyone a safe and healthy Thanksgiving and invites you to attend any of the events they have planned this November.

On Friday, November 11, there will be a special Veterans Day program to honor veterans and widows of veterans of CBI at the Friday Shabbat Services, starting at 7:00 p.m. Following the program, there will be a special Oneg (dessert). For more information, contact CBI Executive Director Emilie Kovit-Meyer at (732) 842-1800, ext. 203 or

On Sunday, November 20 at 11:00 a.m. is a lecture, Expose & Confront the Lies & Distortions of BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions), The Insidious Threat to Destroy Israel. Sponsored by the CBI Adult Education Committee, the lecture will be given by speaker Seffi Kogen, assistant director of Campus Affairs at AJC: Global Jewish Advocacy. The lecture is free and open to the public. Every high school and college student and their parents should attend. Bring your friends to hear the truth about BDS and enjoy a morning nosh of coffee and bagels. RSVP to Emilie Kovit-Meyer at For more information and registration, go to The bus leaves the CBI parking lot at 8:30 a.m. sharp and returns by about 4:30 p.m. Please arrive early to get a seat.

Congregation B’nai Israel is located at 171 Ridge Road in Rumson. To learn more about upcoming events and this wonderful congregation, visit