Qabbalat Shabbat: Friday, 6:00 p.m. Torah Study: Saturday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Weekday Minyan: 6:15 p.m.

Qabbalat Shabbat – Wyner Lecture Shabbat with Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, Ryan Kravitz will chant Qiddush

  • Posted by Alyssa Burstyn
  • On June 8, 2018
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  • CAJL, Shabbat
“Birdtracks in the Sand: Contemporary Israeli Poetry and the Search for God”   It has long been considered a truism that Israeli society is deeply divided between “hilonim” and “dati’im” — between secular and religious Jews — but a more nuanced picture can be seen in the writing of contemporary Israeli poets over the last several […]
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“The Last Act” A Full Production from Israeli Stage at Calderwood Pavilion’s Martin Hall in Boston’s South End

  • Posted by Alyssa Burstyn
  • On May 19, 2018
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  • CAJL
“Theatre should be dangerous, or else it should not be!” snarls Gilly. This fiery, sexy drama portrays the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with a play on Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Relentless and demanding, pulsing with passion and power and deception and sensuality, this intensely potent combination of Israeli culture, political firestorm, and human emotion represents the best theater can offer. This is a full production from […]
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Honoring Yom HaShoah – Music and Story with Avi Wisnia

  • Posted by Alyssa Burstyn
  • On April 9, 2018
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  • CAJL, Teens
In 2015, Singer, Songwriter & Storyteller Avi Wisnia returned to Poland with his grandfather, Cantor & Holocaust survivor David S. Wisnia. Together, they visited the city of Warsaw where David grew up, performed music and led services for a new generation of Jews in Poland, and revisited the infamous death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau where David […]
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Qabbalat Shabbat – Feinberg Lecture: Uniting the Most Promising Israeli and Palestinian Young Leaders Using the Power of Innovation and Technology, with Etai Freedman of MEET at MIT

  • Posted by Alyssa Burstyn
  • On April 6, 2018
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  • CAJL, Shabbat
Click here to watch the 5778 Feinberg Lecture. It has been 50 years since the start of the Israeli military occupation over Palestinian territories, and 22 years since the end of the Oslo Accords, which means that majority of the population in the Middle East today has been born into this reality. Moreover, any teenager […]
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Qabbalat Shabbat – Inclusion Shabbat – Artist in Residence, Nataly Zukerman “The Other Body: Inclusion in Society”, Rachel Solomon will chant Qiddush, Baby Naming for Harrison George Conviser

  • Posted by Alyssa Burstyn
  • On March 23, 2018
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  • CAJL, Shabbat
Nataly Zukerman is a Jewish-Israeli performance artist who produces projects in the field of disability arts. At the age of 12 she was severely injured at a summer camp and suffered from a severe neural back injury. Today, her disability is almost invisible and she does not fulfill the typical stereotype of a disabled woman, […]
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Mindfulness and Movement with Susan Sachs

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  • On February 6, 2018
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  • CAJL
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Tuesdays: February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, $80 course fee (whole series only; no drop-ins available) Research has shown that stress, tension, and anxiety are lessened by using mindfulness techniques and body awareness. This is a weekly one hour class to improve well-being in both mind […]
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Cooking & Memory: A Dash of This and a Spoonful of That! w/ Rabbi Jen Gubitz

  • Posted by Alyssa Burstyn
  • On January 28, 2018
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  • CAJL
A DASH OF THIS AND A SPOONFUL OF THAT! 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. on Sundays: January 28, February 11, March 25 $10/session, $25/all three Taste and smell bring us back to special moments in our lives. Gather to learn and prepare special recipes from Temple Israel members’ troves of taste. Share memories, enjoy conversation, and […]
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