In the Spotlight

 Musical Notes

Jodi's new March edition

Travel Blog from Israel

Our 10th Graders' recent trip to Israel in words and pictures.

Travel Blog    Photo Album

We welcome Interfaith Families

Learn how interfaith families have found a spiritual home right here in our congregation.

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Shower for Shelters

Help victims of domestic violence.

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Love To Read?

CBT's Book Club members share their list of favorite Jewish-themed books.


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Looking for a Reform Synagogue?

Explore whether Congregation B'nai Torah is a good fit for you and your family.

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Photo Gallery

Explore life at Congregation B'nai Torah by browsing our photo collection.


B'nai Mitzvah Resources

We recognize that preparing for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah is a huge undertaking for both students and their parents. Here are some resources that we hope you'll find helpful. 


Guide to becoming a Bar/Bat Mitzvah at CBT
(updated 9/25/2018)


Bar/Bat Mitzvah timeline at a glance

To Do List

Checklist of activities to prepare for Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Meeting Schedule

Summary of required meetings

Travel & Learn

Travel Programs for Teen Enrichment

Student Roster

Current list of students and B’nai Mitzvah dates

Honors packet:
  Morning service
  Afternoon service

Final honors and service information form

Aliyot (PDF)

Blessings before and after Torah reading for family members (PDF) 

Aliyot (MP3):
  Before (MP3)
  After (MP3)

Blessings before and after Torah reading for family members (on MP3 recording)

English honors:
  Morning service
  Afternoon service

Optional English honors for family members and friends

Pamphlet guide:
  Morning service
  Afternoon service

Template for a Bar Mitzvah pamphlet

Torah Blessings

Torah blessings for inclusion in pamphlet

Haftarah Blessings:
  Before the reading
  After the reading

Haftarah blessings for inclusion in pamphlet


Contract for renting CBT facilities

Rental Rules

Rules & Regs Governing Rental of CBT Facilities

Caterer Rules

Rules and Regulations for Caterers and other Providers

Florist Rules

Rules & Regs for Florists