Seeing the Eclipse Through a Jewish Lens

Monday, August 21, 2017
Judaism provides a framework of meaning for the entirety of our lives.  Our ancestors feared the phenomenon of the solar eclipse, believing it to be a bad omen for the world.  They assigned no blessing to the moment of viewing such a miracle. Today we are lucky to understand that an eclipse […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Highlights, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Monday Morning Group Autumn 2017 – Spring 2018 Selection

Begins Monday, November 27 at 10:30 am
The Ethics of Memory, by Avishai Margalit, explores memory, interpersonal relations, and the complexities and concerns that arise when humans connect with one another. “Avishai Margalit is the greatest philosopher the State of Israel has produced, and the book describes how our memories inform our identities and therefore play a […]

By |June 4th, 2017|Highlights, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Downtown Discussion Group Autumn 2017 – Spring 2018 Selection

Begins Monday, November 27 at 12:15 pm
This season’s book is Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. “This book explains human culture in a more creative and thought-provoking way than I have ever encountered. Harari is clearly a radical thinker with big ideas and the knowledge to make his point clearly.” Rabbi Zemel […]

By |June 3rd, 2017|Highlights, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

URJ Biennial 2017 in Boston, MA

Join 5,000 Reform Jews in Boston, MA, for five fantastic days (December 6th – 10th) filled with meaningful worship, terrific learning sessions, joyous music, great people, beautiful Judaica, and the opportunity to learn and grow. You’ll return home spiritually refreshed, more Jewishly literate, deeply connected to the Reform Movement, and with new creative ideas!  Stay […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Highlights, Upcoming Events|0 Comments