Temple Shalom named as a “Partner Congregation” in the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project
RudermanLogoOn May 23, Temple Shalom was honored as a Partner Congregation by the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project (RSIP).  RSIP is a partnership between CJP and the Ruderman Family Foundation to support synagogues in creating communities where people of all abilities are valued equally and participate fully.

Selection as a Partner Congregation is a huge honor and a testament to the strong application that Rabbi Berry and members of the Inclusive Community Task Force prepared and submitted.  In their announcement, RSIP cited the strong support of our clergy, particularly Rabbi Gurvis, with a strong voice in the Greater Boston Jewish Community and Rabbi Berry, as a congregational leader and educator with a clear vision for Inclusion of people with disabilities in religious education and congregational life, as well as our comprehensive strategic plan for inclusion.

Caring Community: Another Year of Caring
The Caring Community initiatives were enhanced by several collaborative efforts this year. Click here for more information.

Temple Shalom Israel trip with Rabbi Eric Gurvis
Celebrate Chanukah in Israel with Rabbi Eric Gurvis
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 to Monday, January 2, 2017
Temple Shalom’s next Congregational Trip to Israel will take place in December of 2016. This trip will be an incredible opportunity to experience Israel in Depth. Together with our tour educator, Uri Feinberg, we will have an experience which will afford participants – whether it be for the first time or the fifth – a memorable encounter with all that Israel offers. Peruse theFlipbookwhich outlines many of the details about next year’s trip or go directly to the registration page!

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