On-going Programs:
Annual Community Retreat / Tribes / Tikkun Olam Upcoming Events / Chanting

Upcoming Events & Classes:

February 2019
Sunday, February 3, 9:15-12:30 PM. B'nai Or Men's Study & Social Group "Sunday Morning Winter Coziness" led by Ellis Cohen. To RSVP and sign-up, click HERE. Hosted by Richard Diamond, 24 Hersom St. in Watertown.

CANCELLED: Sunday, February 3, 2:30-4:00 PM. Rosh Chodesh Women's Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Shayndel Kahn.

Sunday, February 10, 10:00-Noon. 2018-19 Adult Education Class: Stairway to Heaven - Art & Torah taught by Rabbi Suri. Hosted by Robert and Ellen Meyers, 431 Albemarle Rd in Newtonville. $5 suggested donation. RSVP Rabbi Suri by Febuary 1 at rabbisuri@gmail.com (space is limited). Bagels and cream cheese will be provided.

Saturday, February 16, 10:00-12:00 PM. Chanting Group led by Joan Caplan. For information, please contact Joan at joanchants@mac.com. Location: 146 Walnut St., Newton.

Sunday, February 17, 10-11:30 AM. Meditation Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Matia Angelou. Location: Makom Hazon, 181 Oxbow Rd., Wayland.

Saturday, February 23, 5:30 PM. Tribes' Schmooze-In for Members #1 sponsored by the Shabbat and Hinenu Tribes. Hosted by Liz Brenner. Watch for details from your respective Tribe coodinators.

Sunday, February 24, 10:00-12:00 PM. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Carol Goldman. Panera Bread, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. For planning purposes, please RSVP Carol at 617-926-1126 or carol.goldman@comcast.net if you are planning to attend. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

NEW DATE/TIME: Sunday, February 24, 5:00 PM. Film Forum Movie #4 ~ The Original 1927 Version of The Jazz Singer. For details, GO HERE. FPW-Whitcomb.

March 2019
Sunday, March 3, 9:15-12:30 PM. B'nai Or Men's Study & Social Group "Who We Are" led by Rick Fentin. Check back for RSVP sign-up. Location: 45 Grafton Street in Arlington. Watch for RSVP and Sign-up.

Sunday, March 3, 2-4 PM. BOOK CLUB: THE ICE CREAM QUEEN OF ORCHARD STREET by Susan Jane Gilman. Watch for details.

Saturday, March 3, 2:30-4:00 PM. Rosh Chodesh Women's Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Shayndel Kahn. Location TBA.

NEW DATE: Sunday, March 10, 10-11:30 AM. Meditation Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Matia Angelou. Location: Makom Hazon, 181 Oxbow Rd., Wayland.

Saturday, March 9, 5:30 PM. Tribes' Schmooze-In for Members #2 sponsored by the Rainbow River Tribe. Hosted by Paul and Teresa Lessin. Watch for details from your respective Tribe coodinators.

Friday, March 22, 6:30 PM. Shushan Purim Kabbalat Shabbat Service facilitated by Rabbi Suri and Others. Hosted by the Heninu Tribe. FPW-Whitcomb.

Saturday, March 23, 10:00-12:00 PM. Chanting Group led by Joan Caplan. For information, please contact Joan at joanchants@mac.com. Location: 146 Walnut St., Newton.

Sunday, March 24, 10:00-12:00 PM. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Carol Goldman. Panera Bread, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. For planning purposes, please RSVP Carol at 617-926-1126 or carol.goldman@comcast.net if you are planning to attend. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

April 2019
Sunday, April 7, 9:15-12:30 PM. B'nai Or Men's Study & Social Group "Singing Together" led by Rabbi Lev Friedman. Check back for RSVP sign-up. Location TBA.

Sunday, April 7, 2:30-4:00 PM. Rosh Chodesh Women's Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Shayndel Kahn. Location TBA.

Sunday, April 14, 2-4 PM. BOOK CLUB: THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA by Philip Roth. Watch for details.

Saturday, April 20, 5-9 PM. Passover Community 2nd Seder facilitated by Rabbi Suri. SAVE THE DATE and WATCH FOR DETAILS!

Saturday, April 27, 10:00-12:00 PM. Chanting Group led by Joan Caplan. For information, please contact Joan at joanchants@mac.com. Location: 146 Walnut St., Newton.

Sunday, April 28, 10-11:30 AM. Meditation Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Matia Angelou. Location: Makom Hazon, 181 Oxbow Rd., Wayland.

Sunday, April 28, 10:00-12:00 PM. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Carol Goldman. Panera Bread, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. For planning purposes, please RSVP Carol at 617-926-1126 or carol.goldman@comcast.net if you are planning to attend. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

May 2019
Sunday, May 5, 9:15-12:30 PM. B'nai Or Men's Study & Social Group "Jewish Influences on Early Christianity" led by Yosef Kottler. Check back for RSVP sign-up. Location TBA.

Saturday, May 5, 2:30-4:00 PM. Rosh Chodesh Women's Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Shayndel Kahn. Location TBA.

Fri-Sun., May 10-12. Annual Community Retreat. led by Rabbi Dr. Laura Duhan-Kaplan and Dr. Charles Kaplan. Red Jacket Beach Resort on Cape Cod. Check webpage for details.

Sunday, May 19, 10-11:30 AM. Meditation Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Matia Angelou. Location: Makom Hazon, 181 Oxbow Rd., Wayland.

NEW DATE: Sunday, May 19, 5:00 PM. Film Forum Movie #5. Details are coming. Check back.

Sunday, May 26, 10:00-12:00 PM. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Carol Goldman. Panera Bread, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. For planning purposes, please RSVP Carol at 617-926-1126 or carol.goldman@comcast.net if you are planning to attend. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Friday, May 31, 7:00 PM. Annual Shabbat in Nature Service (weather permitting) led by Rabbi Suri. Keep an eye on the sky, and check back HERE as the date gets closer. This service will be held at a nearby park or conservation area, if the weather permits. If not, the service will be held at FPW-Whitcomb.

June 2019
Sunday, June 2, 9:15-12:30 PM. B'nai Or Men's Study & Social Group. Check back for RSVP sign-up. Location TBA.

Sunday, June 2, 2:30-4:00 PM. Rosh Chodesh Women's Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Shayndel Kahn. Location TBA.

Sunday, June 2, 2-4 PM. BOOK CLUB: THE CHOSEN WARS: HOW JUDAISM BECAME AN AMERICAN RELIGION by Steven R. Weisman. Watch for details.

Saturday, June 8, 7:00 PM. Shavuot Evening of Learning led by various leaders and teachers within the B'nai Or community. Check back for information.

Sunday, June 16, 11:00 AM. Annual Community Meeting & BBQ. Location TBA.

Sunday, June 23, 10:00-12:00 PM. Caregivers' Support Group facilitated by Carol Goldman. Panera Bread, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. For planning purposes, please RSVP Carol at 617-926-1126 or carol.goldman@comcast.net if you are planning to attend. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

NEW DATE: Sunday, June 23, 10-11:30 AM. Meditation Group facilitated by Rabbinic Pastor Matia Angelou. Location: Makon Hazon, 181 Oxbow Rd., Wayland.

July 2019
Sunday, July 21, 2-4 PM. BOOK CLUB: GATEWAY TO THE MOON: A NOVEL by Mary Morris. Watch for details.