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

Upcoming Events & Classes:

February 2020
NEW DATE/TIME: Saturday, February 8, 4:00 PM. Tu b'Shevat Film & Seder facilitated by Rabbi Suri and B'nai Or's Film Forum Committee. The afternoon will begin with a showing of the documentary film "Intelligent Trees" which is visually beautiful and reveals an unexpectedly dynamic Forest eco-system. The Seder will be delicious, and will have a depth of its own. The afternoon will close with Havdalah. Whitcomb-FPW.

CANCELLED: Friday, February 21, 7:30-9:00 PM. Chanting Group led by Joan Caplan. 146 Walnut St. in Newton. For more information, please contact Joan at joanchants@mac.com.

Sunday, February 23, 15:00-12:00 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!

Sunday, February 23, 1-3:00 PM. Tea and Conversation with Matia and Deb. An invitation to the women of B'nai Or to come together to discuss life changes that challenge us as we age -- retirement, health issues, and financial constraints. For more information, and to RSVP, please contact Matia by email (matiarania@comcast.net) or by phone at 508-358-7237. Location: Matia's home, 181 Oxbow Road, Wayland.

March 2020
Sunday, March 1, 9:15 AM. B'nai Or Men's Study Group "Circling into Oneness" led by Rabbi Natan Margalit and hosted by Paul Lessin. Go HERE to RSVP, get directions, and to let us know what you're bringing to the brunch potluck. All men are WELCOME -- bring a friend.

Sunday, March 1, 2-4:00 PM. B'nai Or Book Club The Mezuzah in the Madonna's Foot: Oral Histories Exploring Five Hundred Years in the Paradoxical Relationship of Spain and the Jews by Trudi Alexy. Facilitator and Host: Susan Raskin Abrams, 41 Hillside Drive in Wayland. Please RSVP Robert Pierson at robpier@verizon.net by February 26 if you plan to attend.

Friday, March 13, 7:30-9:00 PM. Chanting Group led by Joan Caplan. 146 Walnut St. in Newton. For more information, please contact Joan at joanchants@mac.com.

Sunday, March 22, 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 2020
Sunday, April 19, 2-4:00 PM. B'nai Or Book Club The Inn at Lake Devine a Novel by Elinor Lipman. Host and Facilitator: Eileen Chodos, 161 Woodcliff Rd in Newton. Please RSVP Robert Pierson at robpier@verizon.net by April 15 if you plan to attend.

Friday, April 17, 7:30-9:00 PM. Chanting Group led by Joan Caplan. 146 Walnut St. in Newton. For more information, please contact Joan at joanchants@mac.com.

Sunday, April 19, 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-Sunday, April 24-26. B'nai Or Annual Community Retreat led by Special Guest, Rabbi Hannah Dresner. Once again, the B'nai Community will be returning to the wonderful, beach-side Red Jacket Beach Resort on Cape Cod. Registration is NOW OPEN! For more information, including REGISTRATION OPEN THIS LINK.

May 2020
Friday, May 15, 7:30-9:00 PM. Chanting Group led by Joan Caplan. 146 Walnut St. in Newton. For more information, please contact Joan at joanchants@mac.com.

Date TBD, 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!

June 2020
Sunday, June 7, 2-4:00 PM. B'nai Or Book Club We Stand Divided: The Rift Between American Jews and Israel by Daniel Gordis. Hosts: Renee Shapiro and Mimi Rhys, 21 Glenmont Road in Brighton; Facilitator: Robert Pierson. Please RSVP Robert Pierson at robpier@verizon.net by June 4 if you plan to attend.

Friday, June 19, 7:30-9:00 PM. Chanting Group led by Joan Caplan. 146 Walnut St. in Newton. For more information, please contact Joan at joanchants@mac.com.

Sunday, June 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!