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Religious School 8:15 am
Religious School
Nov 2 @ 8:15 am – 12:45 pm
 
Religious School 8:15 am
Religious School
Nov 2 @ 8:15 am – 12:45 pm
 
Pie in the Sky Sale 8:30 am
Pie in the Sky Sale @ Online or in lobby during Sunday School
Nov 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Please support our CBS team for Community Servings “Pie in the Sky” during Thanksgiving. For $28, the price of one pie baked by Greater Boston and Worcester’s best chefs, you will provide a week’s worth of meals for a neighbor living with a critical illness. Each and every pie makes a difference! So what kind of pie would you like?! ...
Israel Through a Cultural Lens 9:00 am
Israel Through a Cultural Lens @ Community Room
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Kesher Program 10:45 am
Kesher Program @ Social Hall and Sanctuary
Nov 2 @ 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
 
Adult Hebrew Community Course 11:00 am
Adult Hebrew Community Course @ Room 1
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Begins October 26th Registration Required: contact Marsha Beals, Temple Secretary Experience the joy of reading Hebrew! This class is for those who do not read Hebrew or can read very little. Geared especially for adults, Hebrew Aleph helps you feel more included during worship, the Passover Seder and other times you wish you knew ...
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 1:00 pm
T’filah Band Rehearsal 3:00 pm
T’filah Band Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
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Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Board Meeting @ Community Room
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 
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Shabbat Family Dinner 5:45 pm
Shabbat Family Dinner
Nov 7 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
We will enjoy our first Shabbat Rishon Family Dinner and Service, dinner at 5:45 pm. A reservation form was sent via e-mail to all families with children in the religious school. If you did not receive this form, please contact Marsha Beals at mbeals@cbnaishalom.org. RSVP by Tuesday, November 4. We hope to see you.
Shabbat Rishon Family Service 6:45 pm
Shabbat Rishon Family Service
Nov 7 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
 
Shabbat Rishon Family Service & Baby Naming for Eva Elizabeth Golden 6:45 pm
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Parashat Vayera
Parashat Vayera
Nov 8 all-day
 
Tefilah and Torah Study 9:00 am
Tefilah and Torah Study @ Library
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
 
Shabbat Morning Service (Oliver/Pollak) 10:15 am
Shabbat Morning Service (Oliver/Pollak) @ Sanctuary
Nov 8 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm
 
Torathon and Beyond! – “The Jewish Search for Meaning and Purpose” 5:00 pm
Torathon and Beyond! – “The Jewish Search for Meaning and Purpose”
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts presents Torathon and Beyond! – “The Jewish Search for Meaning and Purpose” Saturday, November 8, 2014, 5:20 pm – 10:00 pm Congregation Beth Israel, Worcester 5:45 pm Community Havdalah 6:00 pm Keynote by Dr. Ron Wolfson, “Does Judaism Change Your Life? My Jewish Search for Meaning and Purpose” 7:00 pm Three session of classes ...
Bridge Night 7:00 pm
Bridge Night @ Community Room
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
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Religious School 8:15 am
Religious School
Nov 9 @ 8:15 am – 12:45 pm
 
Pie in the Sky Sale 8:30 am
Pie in the Sky Sale @ Online or in lobby during Sunday School
Nov 9 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Please support our CBS team for Community Servings “Pie in the Sky” during Thanksgiving. For $28, the price of one pie baked by Greater Boston and Worcester’s best chefs, you will provide a week’s worth of meals for a neighbor living with a critical illness. Each and every pie makes a difference! So what kind of pie would you like?! ...
Ron Wolfson Workshop 9:30 am
Ron Wolfson Workshop @ Social Hall
Nov 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:15 am
Congregation B’nai Shalom has been putting relationship-building at the heart of its mission, to build strong and meaningful community life. Dr. Wolfson is a leading proponent and teacher on this topic, and author of the book entitled Relational Judaism.
Grade Parent Meeting 10:15 am
Grade Parent Meeting @ Community Room
Nov 9 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
 
Adult Hebrew Community Course 11:00 am
Adult Hebrew Community Course @ Room 1
Nov 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Begins October 26th Registration Required: contact Marsha Beals, Temple Secretary Experience the joy of reading Hebrew! This class is for those who do not read Hebrew or can read very little. Geared especially for adults, Hebrew Aleph helps you feel more included during worship, the Passover Seder and other times you wish you knew ...
T’filah Band Rehearsal 3:00 pm
T’filah Band Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
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Veteran’s Day
Veteran’s Day @ United States
Nov 11 all-day
 
NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL 4:00 pm
NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
NO CHAI SCHOOL 6:00 pm
NO CHAI SCHOOL
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Spiritual Journey Group 7:30 pm
Spiritual Journey Group
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
All are invited to join us at any time for this monthly gathering with Rabbi Gurevitz to reflect on our inner spiritual lives through the lens of Mussar practice. Mussar is a Jewish wisdom tradition that draws on text study, meditation, and discussion, to help us find better balance in our lives as we examine our character traits. Gratitude, Generosity, ...
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Lunch and Learn 12:00 pm
Lunch and Learn
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch and Learn: Continuing Interfaith Conversations with Local Clergy Thursdays, 12:00 pm – 1.30 pm The Willows Community Room Please bring a brown bag lunch; drinks are provided. Join Rabbi Gurevitz as, each month, in a continuation of last year’s program, she invites a member of the local clergy to join her for a presentation and conversation on a topic ...
NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL 4:00 pm
NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Religious School 4:00 pm
Religious School
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Fall Conclavette: NFTY-NE
Fall Conclavette: NFTY-NE
Nov 14 – Nov 16 all-day
Join teens from across New England for a weekend in Newington, CT. There will be incredible programs, worship services, singing, dancing, and lots of fun! Registration is open! http://www.nfty.org/ne/events/fallconclavette/
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Red Cross Blood Drive 8:00 am
Red Cross Blood Drive @ Social Hall
Nov 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Congregation B’nai Shalom’s next blood drive, held in cooperation with the Worcester Area American Red Cross, is Sunday November 16, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm. This event is during Sunday religious school hours in order to make giving blood easy and convenient for parents dropping off or picking up their children. However, it is open to the general public, and ...
Religious School 8:15 am
Religious School
Nov 16 @ 8:15 am – 12:45 pm
 
Gelt & Candle Fundraiser 8:30 am
Gelt & Candle Fundraiser
Nov 16 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
The School and Youth Committee will be selling chocolate gelt and beautiful candles for Hanukkah, Shabbat and Havdallah as a fund raiser for the Steve Meltzer Youth Summer Camp Scholarship Fund. All candles are Kosher and handcrafted by Israeli artisans. To see the candles available please visit this link: http://www.cbnaishalom.org/news/ApexCandlepictures2014.pdf Orders can also be taken by the office during regular ...
CBS 21 Task Force 8:45 am
CBS 21 Task Force @ Community Room
Nov 16 @ 8:45 am – 10:15 am
 
Adult Hebrew Community Course 11:00 am
Adult Hebrew Community Course @ Room 1
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Begins October 26th Registration Required: contact Marsha Beals, Temple Secretary Experience the joy of reading Hebrew! This class is for those who do not read Hebrew or can read very little. Geared especially for adults, Hebrew Aleph helps you feel more included during worship, the Passover Seder and other times you wish you knew ...
T’filah Band Rehearsal 3:00 pm
T’filah Band Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Father-Child Bowling Outing 4:00 pm
Father-Child Bowling Outing
Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Father/Child Bowling Afternoon A great opportunity to take your son or daughter out, or come alone if you don’t have a child at home. AMF Town & Country Lanes, Shrewsbury. 4pm. $10.50 per person, includes shoe rental. Please R.S.V.P. to barneykalman@comcast.net.
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Religious School 4:00 pm
Religious School
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
2017 B’nai Mitzvah Date Setting Meeting 7:00 pm
2017 B’nai Mitzvah Date Setting Meeting @ Sanctuary
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The 2017 B’nai Mitzvah Date Setting Meeting will be held on Thursday, November 20, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. This is a parent only meeting with Rabbi Eiduson, and this meeting begins the Bar and Bat Mitzvah experience for all families with children celebrating their 13th birthday during the calendar year 2017. Parents should have received an invitation letter in ...
Finance Committee Meeting 7:30 pm
Finance Committee Meeting
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 
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Shabbat Restaurant Week 7:30 pm
Shabbat Restaurant Week
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sign up until November 17 For families with teens, making space for Shabbat can be a challenge. On Friday, November 21 the Shabbat Restaurant Week is our way of making it a little bit easier. Come to a lively, musical Kabbalat Shabbat service from 6:30-7:20 pm. We’ll have a pizza dinner and supervised Youth Group activities for children grades 5-12. ...
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Parashat Toldot
Parashat Toldot
Nov 22 all-day
 
Tefilah and Torah Study 9:00 am
Tefilah and Torah Study @ Library
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
 
Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Tot Shabbat
Nov 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Farm Visits returns for November Tot Shabbat Singing? Yes! Dancing? Yes! Story? Yes! Join us on November 22nd at 10:15 am for a totally new Tot Shabbat Experience. After Tot Shabbat we will have a special visit from FARM VISIST! Children will have a “hands on experience” with a variety of baby farm animals including a piglet, a goat, bunnies, ...
Holidays with Heart – Please help out 11:00 am
Holidays with Heart – Please help out @ South Worcester Neighborhood Center at 47 Camp Street in Worcester
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
The Social Action Committee is looking for a handful of volunteers for a unique mitzvah on Saturday November 22nd from 11:45 am to 1:45 pm in Worcester. There is a program that brings fresh produce to neighborhoods for distribution to families at Thanksgiving. A tractor trailer (provided by the Teamster’s Local 170 for free) begins at 5:00 am picking up ...
7th & 8th Grade Shul In 4:00 pm
7th & 8th Grade Shul In
Nov 22 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 23 @ 12:00 am
 
Bridge Night 7:30 pm
Bridge Night @ Community Room
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 
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Rosh Chodesh Kislev
7th and 8th Grade Shul In 12:00 am
7th and 8th Grade Shul In
Nov 23 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Religious School 8:15 am
Religious School
Nov 23 @ 8:15 am – 12:45 pm
 
Gelt & Candle Fundraiser 8:30 am
Gelt & Candle Fundraiser
Nov 23 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
The School and Youth Committee will be selling chocolate gelt and beautiful candles for Hanukkah, Shabbat and Havdallah as a fund raiser for the Steve Meltzer Youth Summer Camp Scholarship Fund. All candles are Kosher and handcrafted by Israeli artisans. To see the candles available please visit this link: http://www.cbnaishalom.org/news/ApexCandlepictures2014.pdf Orders can also be taken by the office during regular ...
Israel Through a Cultural Lens 9:00 am
Israel Through a Cultural Lens @ Community Room
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Whitney Place Visit 10:40 am
Whitney Place Visit
Nov 23 @ 10:40 am – 11:40 am
Pleased join us for an enjoyable hour of singing and interactive word games with our neighbors at Whitney place. This is a wonderful and manageable family mitzvah! RSVP to jchirshon@gmail.com and meet in the Whitney place lobby by 10:40 am.
T’filah Band Rehearsal 3:00 pm
T’filah Band Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
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Interfaith Thanksgiving Choir Rehearsal 7:00 pm
Interfaith Thanksgiving Choir Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join with others from our local Christian, Hindu, and Sikh communities to be part of the Interfaith choir that sings on Wednesday evening at the Westborough Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, hosted here at CBS. To hear, read and learn the music we’ll be singing ahead of time, please click on the link. http://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B45padyZnOKOSlNLbjZXSTlGblE&usp=sharing
Westborough Food Pantry Meeting 8:00 pm
Westborough Food Pantry Meeting
Nov 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL 4:00 pm
NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Religious School 4:00 pm
Religious School
Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
NO CHAI SCHOOL 6:00 pm
NO CHAI SCHOOL
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
11/25 – Chant Circle Cancelled 7:30 pm
11/25 – Chant Circle Cancelled @ Sanctuary
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Be en-CHANT-ed! Blend a line of holy text with a compelling melody. Repeat it over and over, allowing yourself to be transported deep within your being. This is CHANT – a musical meditation. Leave each session deeply relaxed in mind, body, and soul. Come learn more. Meets the last Tuesday of every month from 7:30 – 8:30 pm. For more ...
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NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL 8:15 am
NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
Nov 30 @ 8:15 am – 12:45 pm
 
Interfaith Thanksgiving 7:30 pm
Interfaith Thanksgiving @ Sanctuary and Social Hall
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Once a year we bring the town of Westborough together in an interfaith expression of Thanksgiving. Join us for a musical, uplifting service, followed by dessert and drinks. This is an opportunity to share our beautiful sanctuary and traditions with others, just as we honor each other’s ways of giving thanks. Please contact Janice Hirshon at jchirshon@gmail.com if you can ...