Posts from March 2013

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Drivers Needed May 19th for Family Table Delivery

by Susan Zeiger
Tzedakah Boxes

Arrive at Jewish Family & Children’s Service, 1430 Main Street, Waltham, MA anytime between 10:30 am and Noon. You will receive a brief training on packing the groceries for your assigned family. You will bag groceries and other items for the family per the guidelines given at Family Table and get driving directions to people’s […]

4 More Questions for Passover (video)

by Rabbi Sonia Saltzman

Cantor Schloss and I decided to ask 4 more questions about Passover. We know the traditional four that ask “why is this night different from all other nights?” Watch the video below that asks “Why do we work so hard cleaning and cooking, if Passover is all about a celebration of liberation?” and “how much […]

TOS Sponsors Book Drive to Support Prison Book Program

by Susan Zeiger

Temple Ohabei Shalom welcomes your donations of any lightly-used books now through April 12, 2013. Proceeds from the Book Drive benefit the Prison Book Program—a fully-volunteer non-profit organization based in Quincy, Massachusetts that sends books to individual inmates across the United States.  Incarcerated individuals have extremely limited access to educational opportunity or learning materials. Thousands each year request items such as dictionaries, training manuals, GED […]

What a beautiful night it was!

by Howard Koor
Gala Honorees

Dear Fellow Committee Members, Well, we did it! What a beautiful and enchanted evening. Before I talk about The Gala itself, a short story: On my drive to the Gala I cruised along Memorial Drive to the hotel. Looking out onto the Charles River, I couldn’t help but notice several small sailboats on the water! […]

Fight Hunger with TOS

by David Leifer

Did you realize that hunger also threatens local Jewish families? Jewish Family & Children’s  Services’ Family Table serves over 300 Jewish households in the Greater Boston area every month. Temple Ohabei Shalom joins other area synagogues in a monthly collection of food and hygiene items that are then distributed from Waltham’s JF&CS offices and a […]

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