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Chanukah Celebration

Sun, Dec 17, 2017, 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Come celebrate the Festival of Lights! We will be celebrating as a community on Sunday, December 17th, at the First Unitarian Society. Come join us for an all-ages evening of fun workshops, latke dinner, and more!  Bring your menorah and 7 candles to light! Latkes, drinks and desserts will be provided – please bring a salad to accompany latkes, of any sort, enough for 20 people – green, pasta, veggie, quinoa, tuna, egg, etc.!
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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