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Visitors welcome to all events unless otherwise indicated.

Saturday April 4, 2015

  • 5:00 pm

    Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

    KB's annual Passover Seder has reached capacity and registration is closed.  

    Visitors welcome

Sunday April 12, 2015

  • 8:30 am

    The MGH Bloodmobile will be on Fayerweather's campus open for donations from 8:30-1pm on this day.

    A donation sign-up link will be posted here prior to the event.

    Visitors welcome
  • 9:00 am

    We will begin at 9:15am with all congregation singing. Students then depart for Sunday School while adults engage in a Humanistic Service followed by a program. The program will focus on current events in the Middle East.  Shaina Wasserman, the presenter, is the Northeast Regional Director of J Street.  Most recently, Shaina was the Project Manager for Congregational Learning at The Jewish Education Project in New York.  Previously, Shaina served as an Education Director at Congregation Beth Am in Northern California. She received her B.A. from Brandeis University and holds a Joint Masters Degree in Jewish Non-Profit Management and Jewish Education from HUC-JIR in Los Angeles. There will be time for questions, discussion and dialogue.

    Visitors welcome

Friday April 17, 2015

  • 7:00 pm

    This evening will include a candle lighting, Humanistic Blessings, potluck dinner and lots and lots of singing! 

    Led by Becky Khitrick, Cantor and KB Music Director with participation by the KB Music Group.  

    All are welcome and encouraged to come and enjoy this lively evening.

    Visitors welcome

Sunday April 26, 2015

  • 9:00 am

    We will begin at 9:15am with all congregation singing. Students then depart for Sunday School while adults engage in a Humanistic Service observing Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remberence), followed by our program - "Testimony and History--Women Prisoners' Experiences in Auschwitz-Birkenau." The speaker, Dr. Sarah Cushman, is Academic Program Liaison Officer at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University.   She earned a Ph.D. from Clark University for her dissertation, The Women of Birkenau.  She is developing a secondary school Holocaust curriculum, The Letters Project, based on correspondence between parents and the children they sent to safety during the Holocaust.

    Visitors welcome
  • 12:00 pm

    Gaining Ground, Concord

    Gaining Ground shares all its produce with area food pantries, meal programs, and shelters. Farm Day starts with a bring-your-own picnic. Volunteers may then plant, mulch, water, weed, harvest, wash, and prepare vegetables and fruit for distribution.  They also learn about organic gardening, the local environment and issues of hunger and homelessness. Read more...
    Visitors welcome

Sunday May 3, 2015

  • 9:00 am

    We will begin at 9:15am with all congregation singing. Students then depart for Sunday School while adults engage in a Humanistic Service followed by a program. The program's speaker is Lina Al-Aswad, a Syrian-born dentist and professor of dentistry. Dr. Al-Aswad will give an overview of the situation facing Syrian refugees both inside and outside of Syria. She will explain what her foundation, Promise, is doing to ease conditions for the families living in refugee camps, often without schools or hospitals. We will also learn what we can do to help. Visit Promise's webite here.

    Visitors welcome

Sunday May 17, 2015

  • 9:00 am

    We will begin at 9:15am with all congregation singing. Students then depart for Sunday School while adults engage in a Humanistic Service, Annual Business Meeting, a program. The program is  "KB’s Torah with Rabbi Rachel Dvash Schoenfeld and KB Members" and is an opportunity to learn about the history of KB's Torah and about the Torah in general.  Our Education Director, Rabbi Rachel Dvash Schoenfeld, is a Torah Sofer and will tell about the process of how a Torah is physically made, with a show and tell of the scribe's traditional tools.  We will also discuss Humanism and the Torah.  

     

    Visitors welcome

Sunday May 31, 2015

  • 9:00 am

    We will begin at 9:15am with all congregation singing. Students then depart for Sunday School while adults engage in a Humanistic Service followed by a program. The program is entitled: Good News From The Conservation Front: Tikkun Olam That's Working and How You Can Be Part Of It.  The program will be presented by Les Kaufman, KB member and Boston University Professor with a specialty in preservation biology.  More about Les Kaufman.

    Visitors welcome

Sunday June 7, 2015

  • 9:00 am

    We will begin at 9:15am with all congregation singing. Students then depart for Sunday School while adults engage in a Humanistic Service followed by Sunday School Graduation. Graduation is a lovely life cycle service and opportunity to hear from our youth. The morning is concluded with a potluck lunch open to everyone.

     

    Visitors welcome