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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.

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Shabbat Nariya

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 3, 2020 at 7:30 pm

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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Pizza & Movie Night

December 14 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Temple Beth David Adult Education presents Saturday Night at the Movies, featuring Norman Norman Oppenheimer, a well-dressed, well-spoken Manhattanite is a complicated man, and not necessarily a likable one. A self-styled “consultant,” Norman is whoever he needs to be at any particular moment, depending on the situation he’s trying to insinuate himself into or the person he’s trying to manipulate. Is he a shameless hustler? Or is he merely an overbearing yet well-intentioned mensch? While you may not be able…

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Trial Judge Program

December 15 @ 10:30 am

Panel Discussion with Mass. Trial Court Judges Temple Beth David of the South Shore is honored to present a panel discussion with distinguished Massachusetts Trial Court Judges on Sunday, December 15, at 10:30 a.m. The participants will briefly talk about their backgrounds and experiences, with the majority of the program specifically devoted to the judges taking questions from the audience. Good questions get good answers, and the Temple Beth David community is known for creating lively discussion. This is an…

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Gambling with Gelt

December 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Temple Beth David of the South Shore will host “Gambling with Gelt,” a casino night for young adults in their 20s and 30s on Sunday, December 22, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This festive Hanukkah evening will feature traditional dreidel games as well as fun new Hanukkah versions of some traditional casino games. Admission is just $5 at the door and includes a bag of gelt to start your games, your own dreidel, and two drink tickets. Beer, wine,…

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Shabbat Nariya

January 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 7:30 pm

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…

fiddler in the sunset

Shabbat Nariya

February 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 7:30 pm

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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