Category Archives: General

Concert

Karen St-Laurent is traveling all the way from Montreal to delight your hearts and souls with her spiritual chants. You will find yourself singing and possibly dancing to Karen’s beautiful voice and her talented musician Daniel at the basse and more »

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Purim

 

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Kabbalat Shabbat, 1/20/17 – Parashat Shemot

On Kabbalat Shabbat, 1/20/17, we begin the book of Exodus, wherein Moses is birthed by 5 women, in defiance of the Pharaoh.   Moses, with the help of Shiphrah, Puah, Jocheved, Miriam, and Pharaoh’s daughter, will come to liberate the more »

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A True Leader – Moses and the Five Women who Birthed Him (Jan 19, 2017)

Ruach HaYam Facebook Subscribe to  Ruach HaYam newsletter Ruach HaYam Workshop at Congregation Eitz Chayim, Cambridge, MA January 19, 2017.  See end of post for logistics. This study is led by Penina Weinberg. Join us for a queer look at more »

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High Holy Days 2016 Schedule

We enter the month of Elul before you know it – our preparation time for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. We invite you to come reflect with us, and to welcome the New Year together as a community. We are more »

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Ways to support refugees in Syria

We know that many people are looking for ways to support the refugees in Syria, and there are a few ways to get involved in both advocating for Syrian refugees as well as supporting current refugees arriving from other locations. more »

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What’s happening (or not) in the sanctuary?? Construction progress report from David Salomon

It’s clear to all of you who have been following the expansion of the sanctuary that work has slowed to a crawl over the last few weeks. The reason is that when the subcontractor went in to apply for his more »

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Congregational Statement on Refugee Assistance

I am delighted to share with you this article in the Boston Globe, and I’d also like to share a few words about how this came about, very much in the spirit of our Congregation. Shortly before Rosh Hashanah, a more »

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The Spirit of Community (Esther Adler)

From the time my late husband, Simon and I, took roots in a community in this country, we joined a Conservative synagogue. We became active members, supporting the synagogue through physical attendance and contributions to its financial needs. Once I more »

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Ann Braude Rosh Hashana 5776 (2015)

Shana Tova. The rabbi asked us what is different about us on this Rosh Hashana than on the last one. A year ago, I stood at this podium and poured out my heart about the reasons I was committed to more »

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