Recurring Events

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Israeli Dance with Emily Perlman

Mondays, 7:00-8:00 pm, TBS Back Parking Lot

Join Emily Perlman for a wonderful Israeli dance experience. Israeli dance is a great way to engage the culture of Israel and the Jewish people through music and movement. This is an intermediate level class for those who have some Israeli dance experience. Those who are willing to learn by watching others are also encouraged to attend. The tuition is $5 per session, which is paid when you come. Please note, this coming Monday's session is in conjunction with the LDBPI programs, see below. To participate, please contact Emily Perlman

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Job Seeker Support Group with JVS

Alternating Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
Email group leader Amy Mazur for registration information.

wish Vocational Service (JVS) has partnered with Temple Beth Shalom of Needham, Temple Beth Zion of Brookline, and Temple Beth Elohim of Wellesley for a biweekly Job Search Support Group. The goal of this group is to provide support, information, and strategies to professionals in managing their job search in the age of Covid-19. This series will be run by experienced Career Professional Amy Mazur. See flyer for more details. 

Pre-Shabbat Yoga

Fridays, 9:00-10:00 am 

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Join Stephanie Javaheri every Friday morning for pre-shabbat yoga. Her classes offer an energetic mindful flow focusing on alignment and breath to create a ‘work in’ rather than a ‘work out’. Her aim is to help others find a sliver of stillness and to feel more grounded in body and mind.  Stephanie sees yoga as being accessible to anyone with an open mind and the willingness to go within. To view previously recorded sessions, click here.

Shabbat Morning Torah Study 

Saturdays, 9:00 am

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Join Rabbi Jay Perlman, Rabbi Todd Markley, or Rabbi Julie Bressler for an exploration of the week’s Torah portion as we connect ancient text to modern life. No previous experience with Torah study is required...just an open mind and a desire to learn more! This is the same link as Lay-led Shabbat services; feel free to join at 9:05 after services if that's your preference!

Finding Our Jewish Values in the Torah

Saturdays, 9:15-10:15 am

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Each week we will focus upon a single Jewish moral or ethical value found in that week's parashah (Torah portion).  These will include, but not be limited to: Justice, Compassion, Environmental Ethics, Business Ethics. A variety of rabbinic sources will enrich our exploration as we seek to apply each week’s value to our lives today. Led by Rabbi Bob Orkand.


Torah Study Is Great, but What Happens in the REST of the Hebrew Bible?

Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 am, the first Shabbat of the month  

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Have you ever wondered where the Biblical stories of our ancestors go after Moses' death at the end of the Book of Deuteronomy?  Our Torah-study cycle allows us to spend a lot of time on the five books of Torah, but what about the rest of what appears in the Hebrew Bible?  Taught by Rabbi Bob Orkand. We will do our study online, beginning with the book of Nahum. No prior knowledge is needed.  All are welcome! Registration required.