“Dorshei Tzedek” means “seekers of justice.”

Erev Shabbat Shira Dinner and Service

Fri, Jan 26, 2018, 6:45pm to 10:00pm

6:45pm Catered Dinner
8:00pm Musical Kabbalat Shabbat

Join us for Shabbat Shira, the “Shabbat of Song”, a musical Kabbalat Shabbat service and catered dinner. Following dinner, Rabbi Toba and CDT musicians Nathan Aronow, Tal Shalom-Kobi, and Terry Traub will be leading a Kabbalat Shabbat service filled with music, plus klezmer dance! It’s sure to be a wonderful evening; feel free to bring a friend.

RSVP’s for dinner are now closed. More » about Erev Shabbat Shira Dinner and Service

All-Ages Erev Shabbat Service / Potluck

Fri, Feb 9, 2018, 6:00pm

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. More » about All-Ages Erev Shabbat Service / Potluck

Who We Are

Dorshei Tzedek is a dynamic and growing Reconstructionist congregation in West Newton, Massachusetts, with over 200 member households. We are dedicated to Jewish learning and to ethical Jewish living in the modern world. Our Reconstructionist educational program is committed to making Judaism relevant and meaningful for children as well as adults.

Our Rabbi, Toba Spitzer, has been named one of the “Top 50 Rabbis in America.”  You can read and listen to her talks here.

Our community includes people from a wide variety of Jewish backgrounds, as well as interfaith families and people with little or no previous Jewish learning or experience. We embrace one another’s unique points of view. Our membership includes families, couples, and singles of all ages, Jews by birth and Jews by choice (or still choosing). We value and include everyone regardless of age, marital status, income level, or sexual orientation. More » about Who We Are