Upcoming Education Events


  • Got Shabbat? (Including Tot Shabbat) - Sukkot Themed

    60 Highland St: Sanctuary, FH, kitchen, library, LR, Rms 109-111, Rm 212
    Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:45am to 12:00pm
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 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.


  • Sukkot Festival on the Farm! with Ganei Beantown

    Powisset Farm, 39 Powisset St. Dover, MA
    Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

    Join CDT and Ganei Beantown at Powisset Farm for a Sukkot Harvest Festival! We’ll start all together to frame the day and then have activity stations. Past activity stations have included:

    • building a sukkah
    • a book nook
    • apple-cider press
    • making sauerkraut
    • harvesting herbs for tea
    • Sukkah decoration/craft corner
    • harvesting schach and potatoes
    • Torah learning

     We’ll the end the day with (BYO) picnic lunches!  Please dress in clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.  Please bring a water bottle & picnic lunch.

  • Simchat Torah Celebration

    60 Highland Street West Newton: Sanctuary
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 6:45pm to 9:15pm

    We close the week of Sukkot festivities with this celebration of the Torah! All ages are welcome as we mark the end of the year cycle of reading Torah and begin anew with Torah Quiz, dancing with the Torah scrolls, and unrolling the scroll to read the very end and the very beginning! Join Rabbi Toba and CDT musicians for this musical, fun evening.

  • All-Ages Erev Shabbat Service / Potluck

    60 Highland Street: Kitchen, Fellowship Hall, Sanctuary
    Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Friday, October 13, 2017 - 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.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Toba Spitzer

    60 Highland St.-Library
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:45am to 9:40am
    Booking Date/Time: 
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:45am to 9:40am

    Each month we explore the parshat hashavua, the weekly Torah portion, through the lens of commentaries both traditional and contemporary, before the Shabbat morning service. No prior experience in Torah study is necessary. Bring your own caffeinated beverage!