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Installation of our new rabbis:
Rabbi Bess Wohlner and
Rabbi Jeremy Simons

Rabbis Wohlner and Simons

Congregation Bet Haverim invites you to celebrate the installation of Rabbi Bess Wohlner and Rabbi Jeremy Simons as our new spiritual leaders.

The installation of a new rabbi is a historically sacred, ceremonial event to mark the transition of spiritual leadership. To allow the installation to be more heartfelt and meaningful, it is often scheduled months after the rabbi starts to give the community and the rabbi a period of time of interaction and introduction.  Please join our haverim as we deepen our bond with our new rabbis.

December 9-10, 2022 

Join our CBH Haverim for a weekend of festivities.

Installation Kabbalat Shabbat Celebration

Friday, 12/9/22 
We joyously continue from strength to strength as Rabbi Emeritus Greg Wolfe passes the Torah to our new rabbis. Our special guest speaker is our rabbis’ professor, Rabbi Dr. Dvora Weisberg, who will lead this unique moment in our congregation’s history!

5:45 pm Wine and appetizers reception
6:30 pm Kabbalat Shabbat service
8:00 pm Dessert buffet

Our Installation Shabbat Continues

Saturday, 12/10/22
Attend any or all of these meaningful events:

9:00 am Torah Study led by Rabbi Dr. Dvora Weisberg
10:00 am Shabbat morning service
12:20-ish Light lunch following services – Reservation requested
7:00 pm Havdalah with Rabbi Wohlner on guitar, followed by an adult evening of mead & honey tasting, with Amina Harris & Josh Zeldner, of The Hive Tasting Room & Kitchen. Sweet and savor goodies as an accompaniment will be provided.

Torah Study and Friday and Saturday services will be in person and on Zoom. Other events will be in person only. 

We would love your help with the Installation.
Click the links below to sign up!

Sign up to bring items/help with the Installation, Friday, 12/09. Click for Sign Up Genius! Sign up to bring items/help with the Havdalah, mead & honey tasting, Saturday, 12/10. Click for Sign Up Genius! Donate to Support the Installation Festivities

Please register below.

Registration required for Wine and Appetizers Reception, Dessert Buffet, Saturday Lunch, and Havdalah/Party.
  • Please RSVP by Friday, December 2, 2022.
  • Wine and Appetizers Reception
  • Dessert Buffet
  • Lox, Bagels and Salad (Gluten Free Option Below)/Donation in any amount requested
  • Lox, Bagels and Salad (Gluten Free)/Donation in any amount requested
  • Donation in any amount requested
  • I'd like to make a donation to support the Installation festivities.
  • $0.00

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