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Events & Classes

Schedule of Events & Classes

Please use the below ZOOM Information for the listings shown below -- unless noted otherwise:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4827211484

Meeting ID: 482 721 1484

Passcode: 950619

 

January-May 2023

 

Sunday, January 8, 2-4:00 PM. B'nai Or Book Club. The Hidden Palace: A Novel of the Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker. Facilitated by Robert Pierson.  Click HERE for information and schedule.

 

Tuesday, January 17, 7:00-8:30 PM. Session 1 - GODQUEST: Jewish Views on Death and Dying: Traditional Halacha and Contemporary Responses facilitated by Rabbi Suri.

Sunday, January 22, 10:00 AM-Noon. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Marc Bloom and interested in attending? Contact Marc at mbloom77@gmail.com for details. Everyone is welcome!
ZOOM Information:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88344900930?
Meeting ID: 883 4490 0930
Passcode: 708115

 

Sunday, January 22, 7:00-8:30 PM. B'nai Or Women's Rosh Hodesh Group co-led by Meira Appell and R. Janie Hodgetts. Zoom information will be sent out 2-3 days before the scheduled meeting. For information, contact Meira.

 

Tuesday, January 31, 7:00-8:30 PM. Session 2 - GODQUEST: Afterlife and Reincarnation facilitated by Rabbi Suri.

 

Sunday, February 5, 2023. Pop-Up Tu b'Shevat on ZoomStay tuned for details.

 

Tuesday, February 14, 7:00-8:30 PM. Session 3 - GODQUEST: The Practice of Tahara (preparing the body) facilitated by Mimi Rhys.  

Sunday, February 19, 7:00-8:30 PM. B'nai Or Women's Rosh Hodesh Group co-led by Meira Appell and R. Janie Hodgetts. Zoom information will be sent out 2-3 days before the scheduled meeting. For information, contact Meira.

Sunday, February 26, 10:00 AM-Noon. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Marc Bloom and interested in attending? Contact Marc at mbloom77@gmail.com for details. Everyone is welcome!

ZOOM Information:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88344900930?

Meeting ID: 883 4490 0930

Passcode: 708115

Tuesday, February 28, 7:00-8:30 PM. Session 4 - GODQUEST: Burial Options: Jewish Cemetery / Cremation  / Green Burial facilitated by Tiffany E. Simpson,  a Licensed Funeral Director in MA, Neptune Cremation Service.  

Sunday, March 5, 2-4:00 PM. B'nai Or Book Club. The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara by David Kertzer.  Facilitated by Toni Fentin.  Click HERE for information and schedule.

 

Sunday, March 5, Time TBD. Pop-Up Shakespearean Purim Shpiel. Watch for details.

 

Sunday, March 19, 7:00-8:30 PM. B'nai Or Women's Rosh Hodesh Group co-led by Meira Appell and R. Janie Hodgetts. Zoom information will be sent out 2-3 days before the scheduled meeting. For information, contact Meira.

Sunday, March 26, 10:00 AM-Noon. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Marc Bloom and interested in attending? Contact Marc at mbloom77@gmail.com for details. Everyone is welcome!

ZOOM Information:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88344900930?

Meeting ID: 883 4490 0930

Passcode: 708115

Friday, April 7, 2023, TBD. Community Passover Seder, Whitcomb Hall at First Parish in Waltham, be facilitated by Rabbi Suri. Details will be announced at a later date.

 

Sunday, April 23, 10:00 AM-Noon. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Marc Bloom and interested in attending? Contact Marc at mbloom77@gmail.com for details. Everyone is welcome!
ZOOM Information:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88344900930?
Meeting ID: 883 4490 0930
Passcode: 708115

 

Sunday, April 23, 7:00-8:30 PM. B'nai Or Women's Rosh Hodesh Group co-led by Meira Appell and R. Janie Hodgetts. Zoom information will be sent out 2-3 days before the scheduled meeting. For information, contact Meira.

Sunday, April 30 (NEW DATE), 2-4:00 PM. B'nai Or Book Club. Rashi’s Daughter - Joheved: A Novel of Love & the Talmud in Medieval France (Book One) by Maggie Anton. Facilitated by Susan Raskin Abrams.  Click HERE for information and schedule.

 

May 5-7, 2023. B'nai Or Annual Community Retreat. This year's retreat leader will be Joel Segel -- back by popular request. Registration is NOW OPEN. Please get your registration form in by February 15. Retreat registration and information can be found on this page (left column).

 

Sunday, May 21, 7:00-8:30 PM. B'nai Or Women's Rosh Hodesh Group co-led by Meira Appell and R. Janie Hodgetts. Zoom information will be sent out 2-3 days before the scheduled meeting. For information, contact Meira.

Sunday, May 28, 10:00 AM-Noon. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Marc Bloom and interested in attending? Contact Marc at mbloom77@gmail.com for details. Everyone is welcome!
ZOOM Information:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88344900930?
Meeting ID: 883 4490 0930
Passcode: 708115

Sunday, June 18, 7:00-8:30 PM. B'nai Or Women's Rosh Hodesh Group co-led by Meira Appell and R. Janie Hodgetts. Zoom information will be sent out 2-3 days before the scheduled meeting. For information, contact Meira.

Sunday, June 25, Community Meeting & Potluck Cookout hosted by Rabbi Suri at her home in Westborough. More information coming!

Sunday, June 25, 2-4:00 PM. B'nai Or Book Club. Like A Drop of Ink in a Downpour by Helena Lembersky. Facilitated by Eileen Chodos. Click HERE for information and schedule.  
 
Sunday, August 27, 2-4:00 PM. B'nai Or Book Club. Asylum: A Memoir of Family Secrets by Just Bolton-Fasman. Facilitated by Esther Torem. Click HERE for information and schedule.  

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