News & Announcements

Posted: Oct 14 2018 - 11:08pm

As a Rabbi I have become the master of the costume change. I have my regular clothes, the ones you’ll see me in on the weekend and walking around Trader Joe’s; and then I have my rabbinic uniform consisting of suits and ties. And there are days when I will have to change very rapidly from one to...

Posted: Oct 10 2018 - 11:06am

Today, as our synagogue marched with our friends from the Islamic Center of Boston to arrive here at the First Parish Church in Wayland, we carried with us a Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust. In my Jewish education growing up we always talked about 4 primary categories who were involved...

Posted: Aug 1 2018 - 4:26pm

In recent weeks we have witnessed the arrest of a Conservative Rabbi in Israel for the crime of performing a Jewish wedding. The Nation State Law was passed by the Israeli Knesset which downgraded the status of the Arabic language, undermined efforts to advance religious pluralism, and gave...

Posted: Jul 29 2018 - 10:11pm

Temple Shir Tikva is introducing the Complimentary Membership Program (CMP) from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. The CMP invites any first-time member/family to join with a free membership for their first year. School fees do apply, but all other programs and services, including religious...

Posted: May 29 2018 - 4:41pm

A Kaddish that broke my heart.

When Gabby was 11 months old we took her to Israel to meet her great-grandparents and assorted family members. The first morning we came down to breakfast in the hotel to be greeted by the hostess who complimented us on our baby. About 15 minutes in after...

Posted: May 10 2018 - 2:56pm

We are very proud of the work that we did at Temple Shir Tikva with the One Love Foundation - read about it on the URJ website here...