Judaism

2019 May 20

Solidarity Gathering for Center for Jewish Life of Arlington/Belmont

(All day)

Location: 

730 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476, USA
Event will go on RAIN or SHINE. Please plan/dress accordingly. This event is hosted by the Arlington Human Rights Commission. Recommended Parking: The Russell Common Municipal Lot at 78-92 Chestnut St, Arlington We gather in support and solidarity for the Jewish community and to empower us to take action against all acts of hate, bias and discrimination that so often lead to acts of violence. There will be a sign-making station, candles and resources from the Anti-Defamation League and Facing History and Ourselves about community responses to incidents and education... Read more about Solidarity Gathering for Center for Jewish Life of Arlington/Belmont
2019 May 04

Shabbat of Unity & Solidarity with Chabad of Poway

(All day)

Location: 

35 Horace St, Mansfield, MA 02048, USA
Join Chabad of Mansfield for a Shabbat Service of Unity and Solidarity for the Chabad of Poway. 7:00-8:00 pm Light Shabbat candles in memory of Lori. Give Tzedakah, Tefillin, and Pray. We will collect charity for Chabad of Poway. Service will be followed by Kiddush, Fish and Salad Buffet All our Welcome RSVP to RabbiKivman@gmail.com Read more about Shabbat of Unity & Solidarity with Chabad of Poway
2019 Apr 28

Chabad of Poway Solidarity Gathering

(All day)

Location: 

The New England Holocaust Memorial, 98 Union St, Boston, MA 02129, USA
Please join the Boston Jewish Community and Governer Charlie and Lauren Baker, in solidarity with Chabad of Poway for a memorial service at The New England Holocaust Memorial today, Sunday April 28th at 4:30 pm. Local dignitaries and Jewish leaders will be in attendance. (The New England Holocaust Memorial is located in Carmen Park on Congress Street near Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. The Memorial is accessible by public transportation, walking distance (about 5-10 minutes) from the Haymarket MBTA station on the Green and Orange lines; Government Center on the Blue and Green Lines; and... Read more about Chabad of Poway Solidarity Gathering
2019 Apr 28

Prayers and Solidarity

(All day)

Location: 

491 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
A senseless act of murder. Three people injured. "We are strong. We are united. They can't break us." Not my words. The words of Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein to his congregation AFTER he was shot. Gather in our Chabad House to * Honor the deceased * Pray for the wounded * Show solidarity with Chabad of Poway
2019 Apr 29

Yom HaShoah Program and Memorial Service

(All day)

Location: 

477 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Remembering the Holocaust: Stories from Across Generations Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) 5779 marks 74 years since the end of World War II. This year we have invited Holocaust survivor Lilly Salcman to share her story and provide a powerful and personal connection between the past and present. Lilly Salcman will be interviewed by our members, her daughter Suzanne Salamon and her granddaughter Alexandra Einhorn Smith. Through the story of three generations of survival, we will commemorate and mourn the loss of so many lives and celebrate the endurance of the human spirit. The... Read more about Yom HaShoah Program and Memorial Service
2019 Jun 21

Kreplach and Dim Sum: Yes, there are Jews in China!

(All day)

Location: 

99-101 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Shabbat Dinner and Performance A Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Event in partnership with the Chinese Historical Society of New England Presented by Robyn Helzner Friday, June 21, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. NEHGS, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA Cost: $36 Join acclaimed musician and presenter Robyn Helzner and the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center in partnership with the Chinese Historical Society of New England, for a special evening of music, education, entertainment, and dinner. The extraordinary presence of Jews in China is celebrated in this unforgettable presentation featuring lively... Read more about Kreplach and Dim Sum: Yes, there are Jews in China!
2019 May 02

Altruism and our Responsibility for the Other: Interfaith (Jewish, Christian, and Islamic) and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

(All day)

Location: 

325 Beacon St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
A colloquium intended to share with the wider campus community the work of an interfaith and interdisciplinary seminar. Brief presentations on the subject of altruism as a practice in the three Abrahamic faiths will be followed by a discussion. This event will take place in McElroy Hall 237 at the Boston College Chestnut Hill Campus.
The event is free and all are welcome. Please email...
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We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics 

March 11, 2019
coalition of faith groups is showing up at the state capitol every Tuesday and taking on two big tasks: Pushing legislators for policy that reflects their values and trying to redefine the political voice of the faithful in Colorado. At the launch of Faithful Tuesdays in February, prayers from a Reform rabbi and a Unitarian pastor caused the heads of those gathered to bow, and short sermon-style speeches from a Catholic priest and an African Methodist Episcopal layperson echoed around the grand halls on th

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2019 Mar 08

Jewish-Muslim Solidarity Shabes

(All day)

Location: 

1762 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
The Boston Workmen’s Circle Jewish Muslim Solidarity committee warmly invites you to join us for our annual Jewish-Muslim Shabes. To honor International Women's Day, our plan is to hear stories of strength, hope and solidarity from Jewish and Muslim women. As we share a meal together, we will also have an opportunity to talk in small groups, to socialize and get a glimpse into each other’s lives. The evening will start at 6:15 PM with time to settle in and shmooze. A shabes ceremony will start at 6:45 PM, followed by a potluck dinner at about 7:30 PM. Come for the ceremony or the potluck... Read more about Jewish-Muslim Solidarity Shabes
2019 Apr 01

Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the Language of Scripture

(All day)

Location: 

77 Sherman St, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
Hear from top scholars on the language of Scripture in this special Hartford Seminary symposium. A Compassionate Response: What it Means to be a Neighbor Father Joseph Cheah University of Saint Joseph The word compassion comes from the Hebrew word rehem, which means a mother’s womb.  To be compassionate is to have a deep feeling a woman has for the child that comes forth from her womb.  In the parable of the Good Samaritan, it was the Good Samaritan who exemplifies this sort of compassion by offering liberating assistance to the half-death man lying on the... Read more about Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the Language of Scripture
2019 Mar 28

Black-Jewish Relations: A Conversation

(All day)

Location: 

477 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Please join us for a panel discussion at Temple Israel of Boston on Black-Jewish Relations on the 10th Anniversary of the First White House Seder. Moderator: Renée Graham, The Boston Globe Panelists: Bishop John M. Borders III, Morning Star Baptist Church, Boston Sen. Eric P. Lesser, D-Longmeadow, co-founder of the First White House Seder This event is open to the public and is co-hosted by Temple Israel of Boston, Riverway Project, and ADL of New England.
2019 Mar 24

“A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder

(All day)

Location: 

1000 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA 02122, USA
UMass Boston’s campus was quiet on March 24th, a Sunday afternoon, but the campus center ballroom overlooking the harbor was buzzing as attendees gathered for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of New England’s 12th Annual “A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder. While still a few weeks before Passover, this seder provided a time to learn about and celebrate the diversity of Boston’s immigrant community and to gather in solidarity against all forms of hate and bigotry. As people filled the room, tables were covered with... Read more about “A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder

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