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Walnut Street Synagogue of Chelsea
One of the longest operating Orthodox synagogues
The Best of Broadway 2 at Temple Emanuel
Sunday, November 29, 7:30 p.m.
Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward Street, Newton
Cantor Elias Rosemberg, will be joining the Bostonians, with Founding Director Richard Conrad, to celebrate the contributions Jews have made to American musical theater. Tickets price: $25 Adults and $20 for students.
For more information click here or call 617-558-8100. This concert will be in memory of Lucia David Z’ L’
“Cooking Culture” is the theme of this season’s Winter Movie Series of Cong. Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills, co-sponsored by the First Congregational Church of Milton, and open to the public. The opening film is “Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg” on Saturday evening, November 21st at 7:00 p.m.
For more information call Cong. Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills at 617-698-3394 or email: [email protected]
Shabbat for all God's Children:
Inclusion and Accessibility in Judaism
A pluralistic Shabbaton in partnership with the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts and Temple Ohabei Shalom with support from CJP.
Friday - Saturday December 4 - 5
Leadership Seminar (Formerly President's Council Meeting)
From Corporation to Congregation: Perspectives from the Private Sector for Congregational Leaders.
Keynote Spaaker : Jeremy Fingerman, CEO Foundation for Jewish Camp.
Former CEO, Manishewitz, President, Campbells US Soup Division.
Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, 9:30 AM. Details TBA
Racial Diversity in the Jewish Community
In partnership with Reform Jewish Outreach Boston (RJOB) and Jewish Discovery Institute (JDI).
Thursday, March 10, 5:30 PM. Details TBA
Synagogue Council in the In the News
David Bernat, Executive Director, quoted in the Jewish Advocate, Nov 6, 2015 issue
front page article titled "Several Local Synagogues Succeeding While Others Contending With Challenges".
Commenting on ingredients for success...
"'Its a combination of factors,' said David Bernat, Executive Director of Synagogue Council of Massachusetts. Among these are a charismatic Rabbi; an inclusive attitude toward interfaith familiies, LGBT individuals, and people with disabilities; and innovative programming and a creative way to use the physical space of the synagogue. Overall, "a creative vision, forward-looking type of attitude," are important, he added".
Featured Synagogues & Minyanim
Our Featured Congregation for Elul/Tishrei is Temple Beth Israel, a traditional, egalitarian congregation in Waltham. We are pleased to recognize the synagogue in celebration of its 100th anniversary. Visit Temple Beth Israel's website for more information.
Five-Year Calendar of Jewish Holidays
Do you ever need to plan ahead, perhaps a year or more, keeping in mind the Jewish holidays? Or, maybe you want to be absolutely sure your community or school district is aware of Jewish holidays to avoid scheduling conflicts. If so, click here for a five-year calendar of Jewish holidays produced by USCJ.
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