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"Celebrating Lori": evening of tribute
Friday, May 11, 5:30 p.m.
Join us as we honor Lori Liederman on "Celebrating Lori" Shabbat with a festive dinner, services and a dessert reception. Lori has been an innovative educator at the Temple for 25 years and benefitted the Temple community in so many ways in her various roles from being Director of K-2 education to engagement. She is retiring in June. Sign up now for what will be a great night of memories and giving thanks.


Nursery School wants you!
The Temple Shalom Nursery School is enrolling toddlers for September. Become part of a warm and supportive environment where children explore and become their best selves. Visit and learn more.  Registration is open.  

Get a taste of Sages & Scotch
Saturday, May 5, 7 p.m.
Not only will you enjoy really great Scotch, but also acquire words of wisdom at Sages & Scotch. Temple President Scott Birnbaum and Rabbi Abrasley are hosting the event designed to warm up your weekend. You may just learn about the long history of Jews in the spirits business on this casual evening. Registration is open.​​​​​​


SHACHARIT and MINCHA open registration
Registration for SHACHARIT, our program for kindergarten through fifth graders, and MINCHA, for sixth and seventh graders, is now open for the academic year starting in September. SHACHARIT meets weekly on Sunday mornings for all participants. MINCHA meets Tuesday afternoons for learning, leadership and friendship. In both programs, third through sixth graders attend one hour of Small Group Hebrew during the week.

Sisterhood plans annual member dinner for May
Thursday, May 3, 6:30 p.m.

The Sisterhood Member Dinner, celebrating friendship, will honor Marian Klein for her leadership and support to Sisterhood. The event is free to Sisterhood 2017-2018 members. Not a member? Become a member for 2018-2019 for $45 and attend the dinner for free.
RSVP by April 27.
Sisterhood - It's more than friendship.






SHACHARIT  serves Newton
Sunday, April 29, 12:30 p.m.
SHACHARIT is spearheading the Temple's effort to clean up Newton through the city's NewtonSERVES day of volunteering. Help beautify Wellington Park in West Newton. We will rake, mulch, weed, plant and among other garden and park clean-up activities. Register now.
The social service projects continue by helping sort items at Cradles to Crayons for needy youth on Sunday, May 6, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sign-up has started.

 Nature Explorer Camp registration continues
Registration is open for Temple members and Nursery School Nature Explorer Camp starts in June with an emphasis on the outdoors. Do not wait because space is now limited. For more info, contact 617-332-9550 x11 or email Becca Yudkoff.

Adult Learning continues with trope, bad girls of Bible
Sundays, April 29 and May 6, 12:30-2 p.m.

Take a walk on the wild side with the Bible's femme fatales. The Bad (But Kinda Good) Girls of the Bible will be taught by Rabbi Abrasley. Learn about some of the fascinating and seemingly subversive women.

Pianist Bob Winter comes with Strings Attached
Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m.

Boston pianist extraordinaire Bob Winter, who has been the pianist for the Boston Pops under the direction of John Williams and Keith Lockhart since 1980, leads his group in concert.  The show will feature classical piano quartet music blended with jazz. Winter has played with the likes of Henry Mancini, Mel Torme, Luciano Pavarotti, Teddy Wilson and Buddy DeFranco. The cost is $10 per person. Wine and cheese reception preceds the concert. Tickets are now available for this Bonim-sponsored concert.

Forum encourages parents to take The Next Step

Tuesday, May 8, 6-8:30 p.m.
A resource night for parents and caregivers and teens and adults with disabilities is the focus of The Next Step: Navigating Life Changes. Special needs attorney Meredith H. Greene and financial planner Leo Rotman will share expertise about day programs, public housing and financial and estate planning. The expert is sponsored by Yachad, which helps people with disabilities, and Temple Shalom. RSVP or contact Yaffa Tilles for more information.

Sat, April 21 2018 6 Iyar 5778