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My Jewish Journey: Jeanne Rintell

  • Posted by Guest Author
  • On January 29, 2019
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It was 1994, a few months before our wedding, on a 3 hour drive… David (then my fiancée) shared that he would do whatever it took to raise our kids Jewish. I was surprised and wondered: “you’re not even sure that you believe in God, so how can you say that?” There were so many […]
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My Jewish Journey: Matt Thoman

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  • On January 29, 2019
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The story I’m about to tell you is one that is deeply personal to me and one that is still unfinished. Those of us who come home to Judaism later in life are from a smorgasbord of backgrounds and come with many different experiences.  Although there may be similarities between your story and mine, I also […]
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Attentiveness

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On January 25, 2019
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we make our way toward Shabbat. This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness. Mary Oliver, the poet extraordinaire, wrote these words, but even more, she lived them. We can, too. We […]
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Seeds of Redemption

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On January 18, 2019
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat. As we embark on this Shabbat of Justice and the days to follow, we enter into the great moment of redemption of the Israelites. We relive that moment of glory when the sea opened up and the people made their way toward freedom. […]
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Temple Israel of Boston Becomes the first Reform congregation in New England to earn the GreenFaith Energy Shield

  • Posted by Traci Laichter
  • On January 15, 2019
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Temple Israel of Boston is the first Reform congregation in New England to earn the Energy Shield, an environmental merit badge conferred by GreenFaith, an interfaith environmental organization. The goal of the GreenFaith Energy Shield program is to engage faith communities on the topic of energy conservation and make tangible advances in five areas: Reducing […]
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Leadership

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On January 4, 2019
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat The past Wednesday night, I participated in the Inaugural Interfaith Service of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, an invitation-only service at Morningstar Baptist Church in Mattapan. It was my honor to be asked, and to offer the closing remarks, which I share with […]
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