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Social Action Legacy of the Month~
September 2017: School Equity

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LEGACY: Striving for School Equity For each month of our anniversary year we will post a social justice “legacy of the month”—an action, initiative or event in our synagogue’s history that reflects our abiding commitment to Tikkun Olam. Taken together, these “highlights” demonstrate the creativity, energy, courage and initiative of our leaders and members as […]

From Our Clergy: Thoughts on Charlottesville

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August 14, 2017 Dear TOS Community, The events of last Shabbat in Charlottesville — neo-Nazis and white supremacists holding torches and Nazi flags, spewing Nazi slogans, wearing swastikas and military gear, their faces contorted with rage — have us all reeling. Our beloved community is one that always has and always will stand together with […]

Annual Community Meeting: Larry Green’s Remarks

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When I assumed my responsibilities at the Annual Meeting three years ago, I spoke of the three meanings of Temple Ohabei Shalom: as a congregation, as an historic physical structure and as a long-standing Jewish Heritage. With the help, support and generosity of hundreds of people, I am happy to say that today Temple Ohabei […]

Discovering New Pathways to Aging

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By Hilda Lopez Written about Hilda’s experience in Donna Rubenoff’s Wise Aging Course (Sessions I and II) Donna will be starting a new Wise Aging group in October 2017 Age and growing older is a journey everyone takes. My dad (papi), who lived until the age of 90, used to say that growing old in […]

Social Action Legacy of the Month~
May 2017:
Freedom of Religious Expression

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LEGACY: Creating the First Jewish Cemetery For each month of our anniversary year we will post a social justice “legacy of the month”—an action, initiative or event in our synagogue’s history that reflects our abiding commitment to Tikkun Olam. Taken together, these “highlights” demonstrate the creativity, energy, courage and initiative of our leaders and members […]

Social Action Legacy of the Month~
March 2017:
I Do! Celebrating Marriage Equality

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LEGACY: Marriage Equality For each month of our anniversary year we will post a social justice “legacy of the month”—an action, initiative or event in our synagogue’s history that reflects our abiding commitment to Tikkun Olam. Taken together, these “highlights” demonstrate the creativity, energy, courage and initiative of our leaders and members as they sought […]

Kehillah Kedosha, a Holy Community

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by Meg Kennedy February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). This is part of a series of blog posts highlighting Inclusion at Temple Ohabei Shalom and cultivating diverse voices within our community. *** Last June, I rejoined the Trust Center for Early Education (TCEE) and Temple Ohabei Shalom communities in my new role […]

Social Action Legacy of the Month~
April 2017:
Community Support

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LEGACY: Community Support For each month of our anniversary year we will post a social justice “legacy of the month”—an action, initiative or event in our synagogue’s history that reflects our abiding commitment to Tikkun Olam. Taken together, these “highlights” demonstrate the creativity, energy, courage and initiative of our leaders and members as they sought […]

Inclusion Opens New Gateways

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by Jeremy Grossman February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). This is part of a series of blog posts highlighting Inclusion at Temple Ohabei Shalom and cultivating diverse voices within our community. *** A chance meeting, a follow-up coffee, and a commitment to coach a soccer program tailored to children with developmental disabilities […]

Ingredients for Successful Inclusion

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by Ernest Aupperlee February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). This is part of a series of blog posts highlighting Inclusion at Temple Ohabei Shalom and cultivating diverse voices within our community. *** Shortly before my conversion to Judaism in June of 2016, I moved to the Boston area and too far away […]

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