Calendar

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Chanukah: 8th Day
Chanukah: 8th Day
Jan 1 all-day
The Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights http://hebcal.com/h/chanukah
New Year’s Day
New Year’s Day @ United States
Jan 1 all-day
 
No Religious School 8:30 am
No Religious School
Jan 1 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Hebrew School & Gesher 3:30 pm
Hebrew School & Gesher
Jan 3 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Chai School 6:00 pm
Chai School
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Chai School 3.1 6:00 pm
Chai School 3.1
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Spiritual Journey Group 7:30 pm
Spiritual Journey Group @ TBD
Jan 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A monthly, reflective discussion group exploring character trait refinement through the Jewish practice of Mussar. Alan Morinis’ book, ‘Everyday Holiness’ serves as the core text for these gatherings, and participants are strongly encouraged to purchase their own copy. All are welcome to join the group at any time.
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Hebrew School & Gesher 3:45 pm
Hebrew School & Gesher
Jan 4 @ 3:45 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Understanding the Choreography of the Prayer Service 7:30 pm
Understanding the Choreography of the Prayer Service
Jan 4 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Rabbi Gurevitz for a learning session and discussion about the choreography of prayer. This will include a practical guide, the deeper significance of standing during prayer (and the practice of not entering a prayer space while a congregation is standing in prayer), and a little bit of historical context. You’ll also have an opportunity to be part of a ...
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Hebrew School 4:00 pm
Hebrew School
Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Sisterhood Hanukkah Party 6:30 pm
Sisterhood Hanukkah Party @ Social Hall
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sisterhood will be holding our annual Hanukkah Party on Thursday, January 5th at 6:00 pm at CBS. We will be serving a light non-dairy supper along with latkes, appetizers and desserts. We ask that participants bring non-dairy appetizers (if your last name begins with A-L) or desserts (if your last name begins with M-Z,) if you are able. We invite ...
Introduction to Judaism 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
This course is being co-sponsored and jointly taught by the clergy of Congregation B’nai Shalom, Beth Tikvah Synagogue, and Temple Emanuel-Sinai. 2016 classes will be held at Congregation B’nai Shalom and 2017 classes will be held at Temple Emanuel-Sinai in Worcester. It is designed for all who wish to learn more about Judaism, or get a refresher on the basics. ...
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Anaf Shul In
Anaf Shul In @ Social Hall
Jan 6 – Jan 7 all-day
 
Tefilah Band Shabbat Rishon 6:45 pm
Tefilah Band Shabbat Rishon @ Sanctuary
Jan 6 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Parashat Vayigash
Parashat Vayigash
Jan 7 all-day
Torah: Genesis 44:18 – 47:27 Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15 – 37:28 http://hebcal.com/s/vayigash
Torah and T’filah 8:00 am
Torah and T’filah @ Library
Jan 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
 
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Hebrew School 4:00 pm
Hebrew School
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Finance Committee 7:00 pm
Finance Committee @ Library
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Introduction to Judaism 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
This course is being co-sponsored and jointly taught by the clergy of Congregation B’nai Shalom, Beth Tikvah Synagogue, and Temple Emanuel-Sinai. 2016 classes will be held at Congregation B’nai Shalom and 2017 classes will be held at Temple Emanuel-Sinai in Worcester. It is designed for all who wish to learn more about Judaism, or get a refresher on the basics. ...
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Parashat Vayechi
Parashat Vayechi
Jan 14 all-day
Torah: Genesis 47:28 – 50:26 Haftarah: I Kings 2:1 – 2:12 http://hebcal.com/s/vayechi
Torah and T’filah 8:00 am
Torah and T’filah @ Library
Jan 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
 
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Mah Jongg 11:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Social Hall
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Hebrew School & Gesher 3:30 pm
Hebrew School & Gesher
Jan 17 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Chai School 3.3 6:00 pm
Chai School 3.3
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Hebrew School 4:00 pm
Hebrew School
Jan 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Introduction to Judaism 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
This course is being co-sponsored and jointly taught by the clergy of Congregation B’nai Shalom, Beth Tikvah Synagogue, and Temple Emanuel-Sinai. 2016 classes will be held at Congregation B’nai Shalom and 2017 classes will be held at Temple Emanuel-Sinai in Worcester. It is designed for all who wish to learn more about Judaism, or get a refresher on the basics. ...
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JOSTY Shul In
JOSTY Shul In
Jan 21 – Jan 22 all-day
 
Parashat Shemot
Parashat Shemot
Jan 21 all-day
Torah: Exodus 1:1 – 6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6 – 28:13; 29:22 – 29:23 http://hebcal.com/s/shemot
Torah and T’filah 8:00 am
Torah and T’filah @ Library
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
 
Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Tot Shabbat @ Sanctuary
Jan 21 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Join us for our Tot Shabbat service geared towards children 0 – 6 years old. Please bring a healthy, nut-free snack to share after the service.
2/3 WAFTY at Claytime 4:00 pm
2/3 WAFTY at Claytime
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Claytime Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:30pm drop off at Claytime 5:30pm pickup at Claytime [124 Boston Turnpike Road, Shrewsbury]
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Brotherhood Breakfast 8:30 am
Brotherhood Breakfast @ Social Hall
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Please join us for our brotherhood breakfast. After the breakfast we will have the guest speaker Dr. Donald Brand, professor of Political Science at College of the Holy Cross.
Madrichim Training 8:30 am
Madrichim Training @ Community Room
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
 
Religious School T 2.5 8:30 am
Religious School T 2.5
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
 
Yell Committee 8:30 am
Yell Committee @ Library
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
 
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Mah Jongg 11:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Social Hall
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Hebrew School & Gesher 3:30 pm
Hebrew School & Gesher
Jan 24 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Chai School 6:00 pm
Chai School
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Chai School 3.4 6:00 pm
Chai School 3.4
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
En-CHANT-ment Circle 7:30 pm
En-CHANT-ment Circle
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
En-CHANT-ment CIRCLE, is a musical meditation group that meets each month at 7:30 pm, usually the last Tuesday. Hebrew chanting heals the mind, body and soul. It lights the flame in words of prayer through beautiful melodies. It creates inner and outer energy while allowing for inner reflection and contemplation. It allows us to just “be.” No musical background needed. ...
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Hebrew School & Gesher 3:45 pm
Hebrew School & Gesher
Jan 25 @ 3:45 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Board Meeting 7:30 pm
Board Meeting @ Community Room
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 
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Hebrew School 4:00 pm
Hebrew School
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Congregation B’nai Shalom Book Discussion 7:00 pm
Congregation B’nai Shalom Book Discussion @ The Willows At Westborough
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Joins us on January 26, 7 pm, at the Willows as we discuss The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro. Here is an excerpt of the book from Goodreads. Alizée Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), vanishes in 1940 NYC. No one–her Jewish family in France, her patron Eleanor Roosevelt, or artist friends–knows what happened to her. ...
Introduction to Judaism 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
This course is being co-sponsored and jointly taught by the clergy of Congregation B’nai Shalom, Beth Tikvah Synagogue, and Temple Emanuel-Sinai. 2016 classes will be held at Congregation B’nai Shalom and 2017 classes will be held at Temple Emanuel-Sinai in Worcester. It is designed for all who wish to learn more about Judaism, or get a refresher on the basics. ...
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Parashat Vaera
Parashat Vaera
Jan 28 all-day
Torah: Exodus 6:2 – 9:35 Maftir: Numbers 28:9 – 28:15 | Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1 – 66:24 | Shabbat Rosh Chodesh http://hebcal.com/s/vaera
Rosh Chodesh Sh’vat
Rosh Chodesh Sh’vat
Jan 28 all-day
Beginning of new Hebrew month of Sh’vat http://hebcal.com/h/rosh-chodesh-shvat
Torah and T’filah 8:00 am
Torah and T’filah @ Library
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
 
JR WAFTY Program 4:00 pm
JR WAFTY Program
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm
We will go to Laser Craze to play a game of Laser Tag and we will have $10 to spend in the arcade! Dinner will be pizza at Papa Gino’s! In addition, we will start with a Social Action Scavenger Hunt at Ocean State Job Lot where we will get clues to buy items that will then be donated to ...
Member Social – Margaritas 4:00 pm
Member Social – Margaritas
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a Member social at Margarita’s in Northborough. Please click here for more information and to sign up. http://www.cbnaishalom.org/member-social-january-28-4-7-pm-margaritas-in-northborough/
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Mah Jongg 11:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Social Hall
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Hebrew School & Gesher 3:30 pm
Hebrew School & Gesher
Jan 31 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Chai School 3.5 6:00 pm
Chai School 3.5
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm