CBS Live! – Virtual Programming and Resources

CBS Live! – Virtual Programming and Resources

Check Back Often for Updates!

Click here for Zoom user instructions (pdf)

Live Streaming of ALL Shabbat services,
daily morning and evening minyan and
holiday services
Beginning Monday morning March 30th, daily morning minyan will begin at 8:00 am while the CBS building remains closed.
Siddur Sim Shalom (in pdf form)
  Borrow a copy of Siddur Sim Shalom Contact the CBS office to make arrangements – 847-498-4100
Etz Hayim  (in pdf form)
  “Story Time” special guest Michael Garlin, CBS Executive Director Wednesday -May 27
6:45 pm
Come in your pj’s
Facebook Live from the CBS facebook page
 Pre-Shabbat Sing-A-Long  with Cantor Raquel Friday, June 5
  5:00-5:55 pm 
Facebook Live from Cantor Gershon’s page
Search Facebook for Raquel Pomerantz Gershon
Shabbat With a Twist
(ages birth-7) 
Friday, June 5
 11:00 am

Facebook Live from the CBS facebook page 
Havdalah at Home with Rabbi Melman Elisa Rotman & Family Saturday, May 30
9:00 pm
 Facebook Live from the CBS facebook page
CBS University Beginning week of March 30 
If you would like to be added to a class, email Leann at or
Lisa at

Talmud in Translation
Mondays -6:30-7:35 pm – Zoom  &
 Live Streaming from Feather Beit MidrashHebrew Aleph to Tav/Greatest Hits
of the Siddur 

Mondays5:30-6:15 pm – Zoom 

Bible: Back to Text
Tuesdays – 9:30-10:15 am – Zoom &
Live Streaming from Feather Beit Midrash

Jewish News of the World
Tuesdays – 10:30-11:30 am – Zoom

Contemporary Issues in Jewish Law
Tuesdays, 5/26, 6/2
7:00-8:30 pm – Zoom

Sippurei Musikah
Thursdays – 10:30-11:15 am – Zoom 

Nosh ‘n Drash 
Thursdays – tbd
11:30 am -12:30 pm – Zoom 
Please join Rabbi Melman for “lunch” at the beginning of Nosh ‘n Drash

WINE & WISDOM: Our new CABernet SHABbat is a way to prepare for KABbalat SHABbat Fridays, 6/12, 6/26
5:15 – 5:55 pm – Zoom 
email Eli at to receive Zoom link
Seudah Sh’lishit – spend some Shabbat time with Cantor Stoehr & Susan Stoehr  Saturdays, June 6 – August 29
6:00 – 6:45 pm
RSVP to Eli Castellano by June 5 to receive Zoom link and arrange to pick up copy of B’Kol Echad (booklet filled with prayers, songs, etc.) if needed
Cantor Zach’s Listening Room –
Jewish Musical Humor, Opera Stars, Yiddish Radio & Theater and More
Fridays, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 8/7, 8/14, & 8/21
5:00 – 5:55 pm
RSVP to Eli Castellano by July 1 to register and receive the Zoom link
CBS High Tuesdays, begins again in August
6:30-8:15 pm
CBS USY has taken The Gloss Youth Lounge Online! Monday-Thursday CBS USY will be providing engaging programs, challenges, and learning sessions. More details are available on the
Youth page of the CBS website.
“Soup for You” Chicken Soup
(and vegetarian soup)
Feeling sick or have a friend in need who could use a bowl of care? 
Contact the CBS office at 847-498-4100 to arrange for porch drop off
Stay in touch will your CBS friends! Sign into your MyCBS account and go into the directory to get phone numbers! Also, be sure your contact information is up to date! MyCBS (ShulCloud) – if you have not signed into your MyCBS account and need a new link to be sent email Brenda:
Come by Drive-Up CBS  (Social distancing and all proper safety precautions will  be taken) Postponed until further notice.
Drive-Up in the circle drive (stay in your car) and say Shabbat Shalom.
CBS Library Digital Resources


Illinois Department of Public Health COVID-19
The Illinois Department of Public Health offers a state hotline at 800-899-3931 
CDC Coronavirus 2019
Cook County Department of Health 
Questions or concerns, call the Cook County COVID-19 Hotline at 708-633-3319 or email
Lake County’s Public Health Emer gency Operations Center(PHEOC) 
Lake County Residents who need help finding food, shelter, assistance with rent or other essential services were asked to visit, text your zip code to 898211 or call 211 to speak with someone who can help.
For information about talking to kids about the coronavirus
PJ Library Resources for Quarantined Families
15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home
A 20-Second Prayer During Handwashing by Rabbi Joseph Meszler
Virtual Tour of 12 National Parks From Your Couch
These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours
The Metropolitan Opera Free Nightly Stream and Recorded Programs 
 CHAIFLICKS, a streaming service dedicated solely to JEWISH themed films and entertainment (free 30-day trial, remeber to cancel if you don’t want to keep paying)