An Afghan family has been resettled in Franklin with support from the community, and in particular from houses of worship. If you would like to contribute, please CLICK HERE.
Your NorthEast New England URJ Community is pleased to invite you to hear noted Political Scientist, Dr. A. Rehfeld, as he discusses the intersection of prophetic Judaism with the current political moment.
And, in the very same session . . .
Andrew Rehfeld, President of Hebrew Union College will share his thoughts about recruiting and training Reform rabbis for the new Jewish future.
At intermission between our “two” speakers, we will have a brief preview of the new musical “Miriam – First Woman Prophet” opening May 21-23.
JOIN US for a continued conversation from our last “White Nationalism, Antisemitism and Otherness” Reflection to hear about current voting advocacy activity in our lives and congregations and welcome renowned speakers:
Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum – Rabbi of Congregational Learning,Temple Beth Zion, Brookline. As an African American Jew, Rabbi Berenbaum’s experience places her at the intersection of race and religion. Her work focuses on supporting individuals in knowing themselves and one another deeply, growing Jewishly and working for a kinder world.
Lisa Danetz – Public policy consultant on voting rights and election administration issues, whose recent clients including the Democracy Fund, Brennan Center, and Voting Rights Lab. Former legal director of Demos, a NY-based public policy center.
Andrea Miller – Founder of the Center for Common Ground and the Reclaim Our Vote initiative, leading the national effort against voter suppression and ensuring that every voter’s voice is heard on Nov. 3
Ending Voter Suppression: 60 Days and Counting
Wednesday, September 2
7:00 – 8:30 pm
You will receive a Zoom link for this event upon registration
A Conversation with the Creators of Israel’s Hit Satire Series, “Ha-Yehudim Baim”
Monday, September 14
12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT
In English for the first time! The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University invites you to our Fall kickoff event. “The Jews are Coming” (“Ha-Yehudim Baim”) is an Israeli Academy Award-winning satire now in its fourth season, airing on Kan 11, one of the official channels of the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation. The sketch comedy covers the history of the Jewish people from biblical times to the present, from Moses to Barbie and everything in between. Join our associate director Dr. Shayna Weiss for a lively conversation with the show’s creators, Natalie Marcus and Asaf Beiser. The conversation will also feature clips from the new season, never before translated for an English speaking audience!
Free and open to all. Register here.
Dance your way into Purim with PJ Library at Natick Play at the Natick Mall (1245 Worcester Street) in Natick on Sunday, March 1 from 10-11am.
Celebrate the story of bravery and Jewish heroes by dressing up as your favorite hero. Decorate a superhero cape and tear up the dance floor at the Natick Play Space. Bagels, fruit and coffee provided.
For families with children 0-6 years.
Cost is $20/family pre-registered by February 27; $25 walk in.
April 26 – 27, 2020
Join us for our annual Schusterman Center for Israel Studies spring conference.