Services

We are pleased to announce, and welcome, Rabbi Suri Krieger as Rabbi for 2015-16 beginning October, 2015. In addition to the leadership of this amazingly musical and spiritual leader, we are also grateful for the B'nai Or Service Leadership Team. To learn more about Rabbi Suri, and other B'nai Or leaders, click HERE.

Our services, held throughout the year on the average of twice monthly, are creatively filled with prayer, song, storytelling, dance and meditation. Unless otherwise noted, all of our services, will be held in our spiritual home at First Parish in Waltham, 50 Church St., Waltham. Directions to First Parish in Waltham can be found HERE.

Each month is filled with many other opportunities to gather in community. Consult our calendar for other services, programs or events.

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

APRIL, 2016
Fri., April 1, 7:30 PM. "50 Shades of Psalms" Shabbat Service led by Joan Caplan, Rabbinic Pastor Shayndel Kahn, and Rabbi Suri Krieger. Join us as we reflect, through music and song, on the breadth and depth of emotion that Psalms bring to our Tefila. This collaborative service will also include some musicial surprises. Whitcomb Hall - FPW. Host Tribe: Hinenu.

April 8-10. TRIBES SPRING WEEKEND. Various locations. Watch for details regarding YOUR Tribes' Gathering from your Tribe Coordinator.

Sat., April 16, 10:00 AM. Shabbat Morning Service (Parashat Metzora and Shabbat HaGadol) led by Rabbi Suri. Chapel-FPW. Lunch & Learn following the service. Please bring your own lunch, drinks will be provided.

MAY, 2016
May 6-8. We are the Stories We Tell ~ B'NAI OR COMMUNITY RETREAT at Camp Yavneh, Northwood, NH. We are pleased to announce that this year's Retreat Leaders will be Renee Brachfeld and Mark Novak. Visit the RETREAT webpage for Details and Registration information! Reserve your "spot" soon -- we are expecting full capacity! For more information, contact T. Lessin (tklessin@yahoo.com) or D. Barsel (dbarsel@gmail.com).

Fri., May 13, 7:30 PM. Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Parashat Achrei Mot) led by Rabbi Lea-h Campolo. Chapel-FPW.

Fri., May 20, 7:30 PM. Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Parashat Emor) led by Rabbi Suri. Chapel-FPW. Host Tribe: Roots.

JUNE, 2016
Sat., June 4, 10:00 AM. Shabbat Morning Service (Parashat Bechukotai) led by Rabbi Suri. Lunch & Learn following the service. Please bring your own lunch, drinks will be provided.

Fri., June 17, 7:30 PM. Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Parashat Bamidbar) led by Rabbi Suri. Host Tribe: Nonami.

Sat., June 25, 10:00 AM. Shabbat Morning Service & BBQ led by Cantorial Activist Avi Davis and members of the B'nai Or Men's Group. This special year-end Shabbat Service will be held outdoors - weather permitting. Watch for details!




On-going Programs:
Annual Community Retreat/ Tribes/ Tikkun Olam Upcoming Events/ Chanting/ JL Scholarship Fund