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Newton resident Dana Sandler presents the world premiere of her original chamber jazz compositions inspired by "I Never Saw Another Butterfly"... Boston Globe, Jan. 17, 2020.

Temple celebrates renovation milestone

A project six years in the making, Temple Shalom of Newton marked the major renovation of our Sanctuary and Social Hall with Celebrate our Renovation on Nov. 22, 2019. About 250 people attended the milestone event, culminating a new mezuzah being affixed to the Temple Street entrance of the Temple.


NY Times writer talks on anti-Semitism

New York Times columnist Bari Weiss talks about "How to Fight Anti-Semitism" at the Temple on the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life Synagoguge shooting in Pittsburgh. Jewish Advocate, Nov. 13, 2019.

Celebrating installation of 2 senior co-rabbis

Pictorial essay of the installation of Rabbis Laura J. Abrasley and Allison Berry at services on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. WickedLocal Newton, Nov. 19, 2018.

Temple Shalom of Newton marks new era

Rabbis Allison Berry and Laura Abrasley officially became the first senior, female co-rabbis in the U.S. at installation services on Friday night at Temple Shalom of Newton. More than 300 people attended this momentous occasion including clergy from area religious institutions. Newton Patch, Nov. 18, 2018.

Two Rabbis make history in Newton

The story of how Allison Berry and Laura Abrasley came to be in what Abrasley affectionately described as “an arranged rabbinic marriage” is also the story of how a congregation entered into a deep and thoughtful search to identify their future rabbis., Aug. 28, 2018

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