Are you confused and hurting about what happened in Pittsburgh? Are you thinking about how those events and people's reactions fit into larger systems of oppression? Are you wondering about how anti-semitism is connected to white supremacy and the Occupation in Israel/Palestine?
In this workshop, we will explore these questions in a supportive community as well as actions we can take moving forward. Join us in reflecting and discussing. Dinner will be provided.
This event is intended for self-identified young Jews, though all are welcome. It is being hosted by IfNotNow Boston.
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Last Shabbat, we witnessed the deadliest act of anti-Semitism in North American history — the attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. This Shabbat, we are responding with our greatest show of solidarity. A continental Solidarity Shabbat with the Jewish community of Pittsburgh.
At synagogues, community centers and homes across North America, we will be gathering together in prayer, compassion and unity — as one people. And as the Federation Movement. From Toronto to Tampa....
Please join the City of Cambridge for an interfaith candlelight vigil as we remember the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We will gather on Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 p.m. in front of Cambridge City Hall.
We are heartbroken by the news from Pittsburgh this morning. At least 11 people were shot and killed, and several injured, at the Tree of Life synagogue during shabbat morning services. We will not be silent in the wake of this violent act of anti-semitism- we will reach for each other and for our allies as we join together to fight oppression in all of its forms.
Join the Boston Jewish Community tonight for connection, mourning and healing. This is scary. And- We have an opportunity to come together in public to show that we are more resilient and powerful than we are afraid of those who... Read more about Emergency Response: Boston Jewish Community Vigil for Pittsburgh
On this dark night, it is a consolation to face such times together as one community. Harvard Hillel is holding a vigil on Sunday, October 28th in Beren Hall in solidarity of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh. To all those affected, please join us because together we are stronger than hate.
Tremont Street & Winter Street, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Combined Jewish Philanthropies, the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Anti-Defamation League, and the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts invite you to join us for a vigil for the victims at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Please join us as we gather on Boston Common at the Parkman Bandstand at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 28.
CJP, JCRC Joint Statement on Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting:
On Saturday, October 27, during a Shabbat service of reflection, prayer, and celebration, 11 people were murdered and another six injured by a suspected anti-Semitic, xenophobic extremist at the Tree of... Read more about Boston Vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue
Despite the persistent stereotypes that cast Muslim women as passive and voiceless, the historical record and contemporary contexts attest to a very different reality. In this lecture, we will dive into the rich trove of Muslim women's history, ancient and modern, to explore the many spheres of women's leadership. From towering women figures in the domain of religion, to major civilizational achievements lead by women philanthropists, to the multiple contexts wherein Muslim women have become heads of state and major global actors and activists, we will ask: What factors...
Join us for a conversation over a meal on how we can bring ourselves closer to a larger, inclusive community.
Potluck assignments for last names A – R: Appetizer / S – Z: Dessert. Bring enough to just share amongst a table. Follow up email will be sent prior to date of event! For questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by Temple Beth Shalom, First Parish in Needham Unitarian Universalist, Bahá’i Community of Needham, Congregational Church of Needham, Presbyterian Church of Needham, Needham Diversity Initiative, Needham Human Rights Committee and Cooperative Metropolitan... Read more about At My Neighbor's Table: A Vegetarian Potluck on Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation
In Words to Live By: Sacred Sources for Interreligious Engagement (Orbis Books, 2018) a group of distinguished scholars, educators, and activists from Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, and Humanist traditions, provide their response to this pressing question.
The often contentious conversation on immigration that is raging at every level of government raises the question of who we are as a nation, how we've arrived at this present moment, and what our future looks like. For this reason, we are partnering with the Vilna Shul and the JCC of Greater Boston on Thursday, October 4, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM to present "... Read more about Immigration: Then and Now
Since its inception in 2011, the Peace Conference at Rolling Ridge has served as an important platform for healthy dialogue and inspirational hope. Diverse speakers over the years have addressed issues of peace-making, Earth tending, and interfaith reverence. This year during their 8th Annual Peace Conference, they will look at the spiritual foundations of environmental justice in the Abrahamic faith tradition. During the Saturday afternoon plenary, interfaith environmental leaders will share about the importance of creation care in their tradition and then discuss the common roots that unite... Read more about The Tie that Binds: Creation Care & Interfaith Dialogue
Abby Stein is a transgender activist raised in a Hasidic family. She became a Rabbi before coming out as a transgender woman and leaving the Hasidic world. The program will include an intergenerational panel discussion, exploring spirituality and the transgender experience across generations.