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  • Mindful Mornings

    60 Highland Street: Library
    Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 8:30am to 9:15am
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 8:30am to 9:15am

    This weekly gathering combines guided and silent meditation to develop our capacity for mindful awareness and to cultivate qualities of patience, gratitude, and compassion.

    All are welcome, whether experienced in meditation or not. The group is facilitated by CDT members with occasional participation by Rabbi Toba. No need to make a weekly commitment; join us when you’re able! (Please arrive no later than 8:30am, in order not to disrupt the session once we’ve started.)

    For more information, please email mindful-mornings [at] dorsheitzedek.org

  • All-Ages Erev Shabbat Service / Potluck

    60 Highland Street: Kitchen, Fellowship Hall, Sanctuary
    Friday, September 2, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Friday, September 2, 2016 - 5:30pm

    6 pm - Candle lighting and dinner;
    6:45 pm - Service

    Once a month, we gather for a potluck vegetarian dinner followed by a musical, all-ages erev Shabbat service. Join us for this fun, musical erev Shabbat experience appropriate for adults and kids of all ages (especially kids in pre-school through 4th grade).  We’ll end at 7:30 pm with Oneg Shabbat (dessert).

    Please bring a vegetarian/dairy main dish to share - enough for 15-20 people.

  • High Holiday Preparation Class

    60 Highland Street Newton: Library
    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Class dates: Wednesdays 9/7, 9/14, & 9/21 7:30-9:00pm with Rabbi Toba Spitzer

    In rabbinic tradition, the month of Elul–the 4 weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah–are an auspicious time for personal reflection & transformation.  In this class, we’ll explore some of the themes of the High Holydays, studying a variety of Jewish texts & thinking together about how to make meaningful changes, whether big or small, in our lives.  *This class is free & open to the community; please join us.

  • Mindful Mornings

    60 Highland Street: Library
    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 8:30am to 9:15am
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 8:30am

    This weekly gathering combines guided and silent meditation to develop our capacity for mindful awareness and to cultivate qualities of patience, gratitude, and compassion.

    All are welcome, whether experienced in meditation or not. The group is facilitated by CDT members with occasional participation by Rabbi Toba. No need to make a weekly commitment; join us when you’re able! (Please arrive no later than 8:30am, in order not to disrupt the session once we’ve started.)

    For more information, please email mindful-mornings [at] dorsheitzedek.org

  • Got Shabbat? (Including Tot Shabbat)

    60 Highland St: Sanctuary, FH, kitchen, library, LR, Rm 212, Rms 109-111
    Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 9:45am to 12:00pm
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

    Join us for “Got Shabbat?”, an opportunity for the whole community to come together and have fun, learn together and find new ways to celebrate Shabbat. Beginning together with songs and blessings, adults and kids are then invited to choose from a panoply of activities, until we gather again to read a little Torah and close the service together. Come find out if you’ve “Got Shabbat”! A kiddush lunch will follow.

  • High Holiday Preparation Class

    60 Highland Street Newton: Room 111
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Class dates: Wednesdays 9/7, 9/14, & 9/21 7:30-9:00pm with Rabbi Toba Spitzer

    In rabbinic tradition, the month of Elul–the 4 weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah–are an auspicious time for personal reflection & transformation.  In this class, we’ll explore some of the themes of the High Holydays, studying a variety of Jewish texts & thinking togeher about how to make meaningful changes, whether big or small, in our lives.  *This class is free & open to the community; please join us.

  • Mindful Mornings

    60 Highland Street: Library
    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 8:30am to 9:15am
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 8:30am

    This weekly gathering combines guided and silent meditation to develop our capacity for mindful awareness and to cultivate qualities of patience, gratitude, and compassion.

    All are welcome, whether experienced in meditation or not. The group is facilitated by CDT members with occasional participation by Rabbi Toba. No need to make a weekly commitment; join us when you’re able! (Please arrive no later than 8:30am, in order not to disrupt the session once we’ve started.)

    For more information, please email mindful-mornings [at] dorsheitzedek.org

  • High Holiday Preparation Class

    60 Highland Street Newton: Library
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Class dates: Wednesdays 9/7, 9/14, & 9/21 7:30-9:00pm with Rabbi Toba Spitzer

    In rabbinic tradition, the month of Elul–the 4 weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah–are an auspicious time for personal reflection & transformation.  In this class, we’ll explore some of the themes of the High Holydays, studying a variety of Jewish texts & thinking togeher about how to make meaningful changes, whether big or small, in our lives.  *This class is free & open to the community; please join us.

  • Mindful Mornings

    60 Highland Street: Library
    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:30am to 9:15am
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:30am

    This weekly gathering combines guided and silent meditation to develop our capacity for mindful awareness and to cultivate qualities of patience, gratitude, and compassion.

    All are welcome, whether experienced in meditation or not. The group is facilitated by CDT members with occasional participation by Rabbi Toba. No need to make a weekly commitment; join us when you’re able! (Please arrive no later than 8:30am, in order not to disrupt the session once we’ve started.)

    For more information, please email mindful-mornings [at] dorsheitzedek.org

  • Selichot: Preparing for the High Holydays

    60 Highland Street: Sanctuary
    Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

    CDT will join with Reconstructionist congregations Shir Hadash & Hillel B’nai Torah to enter into the season of teshuvah, turning/returning . The evening will include opportunities for personal reflection on setting an intention for the new year, music of the High Holydays, and more!

     

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