Sign up for Shabbat Dinner! Friday Aug 21 at 6:30 pm.

We're lighting the grill for a Shabbat dinner barbecue after services. New and prospective members are welcome!

A Summer Barbecue, Aug 21

We're firing up the grill to cook this month's dinner, which will follow Kabbalat Shabbat services.
New and prospective members are welcome as our guest.

Friday Aug 21 at 6:30 pm

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Join Us on August 23rd for a Lowell Spinners Game

The Temple Beth Israel Program Committee is planning a trip to LaLecheur Park in Lowell in the afternoon of August 23rd to watch Lowell’s Spinners (Red Sox class A affiliate) take on Staten Island (Yankees class A affiliate). This is baseball with the young players who aspire to play in the major leagues.

Send $25 per ticket to TBI - 25 Harvard Street Waltham MA 02451

Ticket price includes bus ride, and 1 ticket to the game. We will leave at 1:45pm sharp from the Temple.

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Sponsored by the TBI Community Project, these Feastivals are possible because of our synagogue's engagement in social justice through fresh food access work and because of our synagogue's commitment to the value of healthy living. Come and harvest from our gardens, eat, schmooze, listen to music, play music (bring your instrument), enjoy spring and summer's bounty firsthand while enjoying the warmth of community.

A feastival is part feast, part festival - a few hours of eating and socializing together for FREE. It's also a collaborative effort spearheaded by Waltham's very own Brad Baker, horticulture educator and landscape designer.

You might harvest and/or eat some of the following: various kinds of lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, chives, snow peas, Brussels sprouts, kale, basil, peppermint, spearmint, stevia, thyme, oregano, cilantro, winter cress, radishes, parsley, and spinach. In addition, we the hosts bring kosher goat cheese, sour cream, drinks, lox, and other tasty accompaniments.

While Torah learning will not be the focus of the feastivals, Rabbi Finkelstein will bring some written teachings to each event. Participants will be encouraged to put the teaching in their pocket for later contemplation/discussion.

Bring friends and family of all ages. Join Brad Baker and Rabbi David Finkelstein - Baker's first gardening trainee (me) - in bringing nutrition, deliciousness, and community to these lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer.
Sunday, July 19 11am-12:30pm - Food Security
Sunday, August 09 11am-12:30pm - Sustainability
Sunday, August 30 11am-12:30pm - Sabbatical

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