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Our Vision at Temple Beth David of the South Shore

Temple Beth David is welcoming and inclusive, open to individuals from different backgrounds and divergent points of view, vibrant, innovative, supportive of each other, relevant, diverse and a participatory Reform Jewish Community serving the urban and suburban South Shore communities of Boston.

Through lifelong learning and teaching of Torah, we search for meaning, seeking comfort, healing, and celebration in our lives. TBD is welcoming and reaches out to the neighbors in the communities where we live and beyond through community service embracing causes of social justice and providing opportunities to accomplish deeds of loving kindness.

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Shabbat Shenanigans

February 29 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Shabbat Shenanigans Be Happy! It’a Adar! Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:30-11:45 Please join Reb Noyo and Susie Rosenwasser in a Rosh Chodesh (New Month) celebration to usher in the month of Adar. We will celebrate the New Moon and the start of the month of Adar through special prayers, text study, meditation and music. Rosh Chodesh celebrations were historically adopted as a unique way for women to rejoice together in the new moon, the beginning of a new lunar month.…

Purim Celebration

Purim Carnival

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Purim – Sunday, March 8, 2020, School starts at 10am for this special event day/ no regular classes; 10-11 am – Rehearsal for Purim Spiel; Decorating the Sanctuary; Making Hamentashen (if there is a volunteer to assist) 11 am-12 pm – Purim Service and Spiel, Costume Parade, Purim Songs led by Cantor Howard Worona 12 pm – Beginning with Pizza (supplied by Rabbi Winship) this will be the start of the Purim Carnival and lunch. Setup and run by Chai…


Purim Service for Children and Adults

March 8 @ 11:00 am

ALL WELCOME to celebrate our special Purim celebration. 1100 am -Purim Service for children and adults, including the spiel, songs, and a costume parade. Oneg-After the service, Hamantaschen will be served in the Lobby. As part of the service, the TBD Religious School Players will present: Ester bat Nala and Ari ben Simba in Shushan. Did you know that Ester had both a back story and a big brother? In the kingdom of Pride Rock, east of Jerusalem, two children…


Purim Ball

March 14 @ 7:30 pm

Stay tuned for more information! Purim Ball 7:30 PM Drinks & Desserts

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Adult Ed Programming

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

TBD's Sunday Afternoon at the Movies Stay tuned for more information.

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Shabbat Nariya

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Come join us for Shabbat Nariya A Shabbat of Clapping, of Singing, of Praise for all that is Good. Join us for a new style of Kabbalat Shabbat, a new way of welcoming Shabbat. Shabbat Nariya, is about turning up the volume on our experience of Shabbat. We'll lessen the number of words we say, but increase the amount of singing. Using the ancient practice of chanting, which uses one line of a prayer, over and over, we increase its…

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A Message on Helping Ourselves

Dear TBD Community, I’m sure many of you have had the privilege of hearing the following joke more than once in your lives:

Once there was a religious man who was out to sea fishing, when, all of a sudden, a wave came and flipped his boat and destroyed it. His boat having been smashed to pieces, our friend finds a wooden board to cling to. He is not worried, rather he remains calm, faithful in his God who will surely save him. A few hours after he’d been thrown into the water, a cruise ship comes by, sees him stranded, and offers to rescue him. The man responds, “No worries, God will save me!” and shoos them away. A few hours later, a helicopter flies by, spots the man, hovers, and calls out to him. Again, he shoos them away,  Read more

Rabbi David Winship

Rabbi David Winship

Rabbi Sue Ann Wasserman

Cantor Howard Worona

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