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Installation Weekend sign-up deadline: Nov. 1

Installation weekend marks the formal, groundbreaking installation of Rabbis Abrasley and Berry as our co-Senior Rabbis with a series of exciting events celebrating the occasion. Installation Shabbat includes services on Friday, Nov. 16 where the formal installation will occur. Services and a study session with Hebrew College President Sharon Cohen Anisfeld and Jewish Women’s Archive head Dr. Judith Rosenbaum will be held on Shabbat morning with a festive gala that night at the Newton Marriott. Temple members can participate in various ways including volunteering and attending. Come celebrate this milestone for Temple Shalom. The sign-up deadline is Nov. 1.

Temple hosts meetings on renovations

Sunday, Oct. 21, 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
Find out more about plans to modernize and renovate Temple Shalom at these public meetings. The project will include maintenance of the roof and the first upgrade of the kitchen and sanctuary in 20 years. Work on the sanctuary and kitchen is planned for next summer. No RSVP is required.

Sisterhood Fall Fling coming soon

Thursday, Nov. 8, 6-9 p.m.
What could be more fun than the Sisterhood highlight of Fall Fling? Get together with your friends at the Sisterhood (and meet new ones!) over wine, food and conversation.We’ll have stations with Jewish food from around the world from Middle Eastern fare to deli snacks from Brooklyn - and tables to shop for jewelry, bags, home décor, holiday gifts and more!
All are welcome to come regardless of ability to pay.Register now. For more information, contact Sisterhood President Jessica Davis .

Adult Learning continues
Temple Shalom's Adult Learning program continues with three more classes starting in October and November.
"21 Lessons for the
21st Century" on democracy, God and more; "Jewish Mysticism of the Early Hasidic Masters" and "The Seductive Haftarah" are the classes

Start dates are:
The Seductive Haftarah – Oct. 28 with Cantor Halpern

21 Lessons for the 21st Century – Nov. 7 Downtown Study and Nov. 14 at the Temple with Rabbis Abrasley and Berry.

Jewish Mysticism of the Early Hasidic Masters – Nov. 13 with Mary Jane Suzman.
Registration is now open.

 

Take a Wednesday stroller walk

Wednesdays, Oct. 24, Nov. 7, 11 a.m.-noon
Parents with a young one (or more), how about going on a walk and talk with stroller in hand? Then, join the Stroller Walk. Meet in the Temple lobby and head out for a walk together!  This is a Families with Young Children program. Contact Becca Yudkoff for more info.

Temple hosts Intro to Judaism

Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., starts Nov. 13, $275/individual, $375/couple.
Explore a modern take on Jewish life. Engage with Jewish values, celebrations, spirituality and community in this Introduction to Judaism class led by Rabbis Abrasley and Berry. Ask your questions, discover multiple perspectives and find what could be meaningful to you in liberal Judaism. All are welcome. This 18-session class is perfect for interfaith couples, those raising Jewish children, spiritual seekers, individuals considering conversion and Jews who want a meaningful adult Jewish learning experience. Generous scholarships available. The program is organized by Reform Jewish Outreach Boston and supported by Combined Jewish Philanthropies.
  Register now.

MA’ARIV, MADRICHIM registration continues
Registration for all 8th-12th grade offerings for 2018-19 is now open. Programs include:
MA’ARIV (grades 8-12)
Madrichim Sign up for SHACHARIT, Taste of Camp, MINCHA and Big Buddies (grades 8-12)
ETGAR 36 Civil Rights Trip to the South (grades 8-12)
Confirmation and
Moving Traditions (Rosh Hodesh and Shevet Achim groups) (grades 8-9). To register, log into your Temple account going to my account, scroll to school enrollments and select 8th-12th grade.

Sun, October 21 2018 12 Cheshvan 5779