Suri Krieger, Rabbi and Spiritual Leader
To learn more about Rabbi Suri, and other B'nai Or leaders, click HERE.

Our SHABBAT SERVICES, held throughout the year on the average of twice monthly, are creatively filled with prayer, song, storytelling, dance and meditation. Unless otherwise noted, all of our services, will be held in our spiritual home at First Parish in Waltham, 50 Church St. Waltham. Directions to First Parish in Waltham can be found HERE.

Each month is filled with many other opportunities to gather in community. Consult our calendar for other services, programs or events.


June 2018
Friday, June 1, 7:30 PM. Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Parshat Beha'aloscha) co-led by Rabbi Suri and Deb Goldman. The theme for the service will be "How can B'nai Or be a loving and WISE community - Welcoming, Inclusive, Supportive, and Engaged with all those impacted by mental health issues and their families." Whitcomb. Host Tribe: Roots.

Friday, June 22, 7:30 PM. Kabbalat Shabbat Service in Nature led by Rabbi Suri. This special end of the year Shabbat Service will be held outdoors at the Robert Treat Paine Estate, 100 Robert Treat Paine Drive in Waltham. A community-sponsored picnic-like Oneg to follow service. Hope you are planning to join us -- and remember your Oneg contribution.


Saturday, July 14, 10:15 AM. Shabbat Morning Service - B'not Mitzvah of Judith Bloom and Phyllis Sandell. Rabbi Suri will be facilitating this joyous community celebration as Phyllis and Judith are called to the Torah as a B'not Mitzvah. Location is 12 Jacob Amsden Rd., Westborough. A Celebratory Kiddush Luncheon -- partially catered, partially potluck -- will follow the morning service. Watch for details.

Saturday, August 4, 6:00 PM. Havdalah, Potluck, & Movie Night facilitated by Rabbi Suri. Whitcomb. Watch for details.

FALL 2018 Check back often - Service information will be updated as details become available. In the meantime, MARK YOUR CALENDARS...

September, 2018
September 1, 6:00 PM. Selicot (Trigger Films) facilitated by Rabbi Suri. Whitcomb.

(All Services will be led by B'nai Or's Rabbi and Spiritual Leader, Suri Krieger, with assistance by lay leaders and members of the B'nai Or Community.)
Services, except for the Members' 2nd Day Rosh Hashanah Service, will be held at the
Greek Orthodox Cathedral Center, 162 Goddard Ave. in Brookline.

Sunday, September 9, 7:30 PM. Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
Monday, September 10, 10:00 AM. Rosh Hashanah Service
Tuesday, September 11, 10:30 AM. *Members' 2nd Day Rosh Hashanah Service. Location TBA.

Tuesday, September 18, 7:00 PM. Kol Nidre Service. Service will begin promptly at 7:00 PM.
Wednesday, September 19, 10:00 PM-Sunset. Yom Kippur Services.
*Break-fast Dinner will follow conclusion of Services. Registration required. Details coming soon.

October 2018
Friday, October 12, 7:30 PM. Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Suri. Whitcomb.

Saturday, October 27, 10:00 AM. Shabbat Morning Service led by Rabbi Suri. Whitcomb.

November 2018
Friday, November 9, 7:30 PM. Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Suri. Whitcomb.

Saturday, November 17, 6:00 PM. Havdalah and Evening of Gratitude Service led by Rabbi Suri. Location TBA.

Friday, November 30, 7:30 PM. Pre-Hanukkah Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Suri. December 2018
December 7-9. Various times. Hanukkah Tribes' Gatherings at various locations.

Saturday, December 22, 10:00 AM. Shabbat Morning Service led by Rabbi Suri. Whitcomb.


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