Please support our Temple Emunah Sisterhood Fall Fundraiser by sending a beautiful gift bottle of Kosher Rosh Hashanah honey to your friends and family. Everyone will love this sweet gift for the New Year! We are happy to continue to take written orders with this ORDER FORM, however, you can also order bottles directly through THIS WEBSITE! By ordering on-line you can use your credit card, and they can save your information year-to-year. You can also personalize your gift messages, and orders through the website go through August 28. Be sure to use our discount code: TESHONEY!
Everyone is welcome to join us at the Temple Emunah Playground on Wednesday, September 6, 10:30—Noon, for a special PRIDE Picnic & Playground event!! Bring your own picnic lunch and we will provide snacks, treats, and drinks. We will also have crafts, face-painting, and story time! In case of rain, this event will be held indoors.
This program is co-sponsored by The Temple Emunah KERUV Committee, by KESHET Boston, and by PJ Library. The KERUV Committee at Temple Emunah endeavors to enhance our practices as a community that welcomes all Jewish men and women - and their partners, whether Jewish or not - without regard to marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, or disability. KESHET is a national organization that works for full LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life. A representative from KESHET will be at this event with resources for families on LGBTQ issues in the Jewish community of Boston. FLYER HERE.
This program is made possible through a grant from PJ Library, a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, and PJ Library Alliance partners. "PJ Library" and "PJ Library logo" are registered trademarks of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. All rights reserved.
Everyone is welcome to join us on Wednesday, September 6 after evening minyan at 7:30 PM for a discussion of the book Radical Judaism, Rethinking God and Tradition, by Art Green. The discussion will be led by Rabbi Lerner and light refreshments will be served. Be sure to order you copy today so you have enough time to read it, and remember if you order through Amazon Smile, we get a percentage of your sale! Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know; same products, same prices, same service - but once you have made your order through them, all future purchases will support Temple Emunah. Click HERE for our flyer.
Each year we collaborate with Sign and Play for a 6 or 8 week course for babies and toddlers (0-2 years old) and their care-givers to learn sign language in this fun, interactive, musical play group! Sign language engages your whole body in learning. It helps infants & toddlers communicate, and preschoolers build their literacy skills. Tots in this class will have fun reading, signing, and playing games, while learning American Sign Language vocabulary with Jillian Berlinski, who has a Masters of Education and is a certified elementary and special education teacher. Our next class will start Tuesday, September 12, 11:00 - 11:45 AM. Click HERE for more information!
Temple Emunah invites all families with young children (ages 0-5 years) for a special Friday night Shabbat experience and dinner on Friday, September 15, 5:30 - 7:00 PM. We will start with a casual pasta dinner with lots of salads and sides, then come together for musical services with songs, stories, dancing, and more! After services we will do Shabbat rituals and have a yummy dessert. The whole event takes place in our Social Hall. Cost is just $10/Adult, $5/Kid, Free for 0-3 year olds. All are welcome! More information here.
The Lexington Interfaith Garden is now in its 8th year of growing and distributing food via the Lexington Food Pantry. All of the work, including planting, weeding, and harvesting, is done under the direction of our expert head gardener, so no gardening knowledge is needed, but you must be willing to get your hands dirty! We work on Tuesday afternoons, 4:30-6:00 PM, in conjunction with another faith community. We hope you can participate this year with us! Click HERE to see our Summer 2017 schedule. Upcoming dates: August 22 and September 5, 2017.
Join us this fall for ME'AH Classic in Lexington! Embark on a fascinating 2-year journey through the narrative of the Jewish people from ancient to present times. Explore the Biblical, Rabbinic, Medieval, and Modern periods of Jewish history. The class meets on Monday evenings, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, starting October 16, 2017. The fall semester will meet at Temple Isaiah in Lexington and will be taught by Rabbi Benjamin Samuels of Congregation Shaarei Tefillah in Newton. For more details, see their FLYER.
This course introduces students to certain critical moments in the history of the modern state of Israel through short stories. The stories range from the earliest days of the pioneers to the 21st century. Written by men and women, Ashkenazim and Sefardim/Mizrachim, Jews and Arabs, secularists and traditionalists, these stories open up for us uniquely visceral and imaginative windows on many of the compelling events that have shaped the history of Israel. The class will meet on Thursday mornings, 9:30 - 12:15 PM at Temple Emunah, starting October 19, 2017. See our flyer for more details.
Are you interested in Jewish Meditation? Do you want to explore the world of Kabbalah and Hasidic thought? Join Barbara Neustadt for a Jewish Spirituality Group! Combining study of Jewish texts with experiences such as meditation, we will discover mystical Jewish spiritual practices. Our 2017 dates are still TBD. Flyer with more details HERE.
Join Rabbi Lerner and Barbara Neustadt for a weekly morning meditation group. We meet on Tuesday mornings, 8:30 - 9:20 AM (check the Temple Emunah calendar for cancellations). Meditation experience is not required!