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Visitors welcome to all events unless otherwise indicated.

Sunday October 22, 2017

  • 7:00 pm

    765 Concord Ave, Cambridge
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    Join us this evening to learn more about Kahal B'raira and Humanistic Judaism.  Hear a presentation, join in discussion and enjoy some refreshements. This evening is particularly good for visitors and new members.  RSVP and more information at info@kahalbraira.org

Sunday October 29, 2017

  • 9:15 am

    765 Concord Av, Cambridge, MA   Directions

    Welcome Night Tree the band that Brian O’Donovan, Senior DJ at WGBH calls “One of the most exciting roots-based music groups to emerge from the New England Conservatory in many years.”  Night Tree has six wildly diverse musicians including Kahal B’raira’s music director, Zach Mayer.  The bands instrumentation includes two fiddles, cello, accordion, saxophone, percussion, and the occasional viola and mandolin, and they incorporate traditions from Irish, Classical, Swedish, Jazz, Klezmer, and Afro-Cuban music. 

    Preceding this exciting performance will be a humanistic service.  There will also be Sunday school.

    Visitors welcome
  • 9:30 am

    765 Concord Ave, Cambridge
    Directions

    Kahal B'raira has a unique approach to bar and bat mitzvahs.  It is an exploration of what it means to be Humanistic and Jewish.  Read more Here.  Join us for a workshop for parents who have childen considering or planning to have a bar/bat mitzvah in the next few years. Ruth Smolash, B'nai Mitzvah Coordinator and Gladys Maged, KB Managing Director will lead the worshop.  RSVP and questions info@kahalbraira.org

Sunday November 5, 2017

  • 9:15 am

    Directions to 765 Concord Av, Cambridge

    This is a special day with activities for all ages designed and led by members.  We begin with a humanistic service followed by a super schmooze potluck brunch of tasty treats.  Next, select one of a variety of workshops and then join together in a group closing activity.  RSVP and questions to info@kahalbraira.org

    Visitors welcome

Sunday November 19, 2017

  • 9:15 am

    Directions to 765 Concord Ave, Cambridge

    From Charlottesville to Boston, the impact of the alt-Right on communities and campuses across America will be addressed by  Robert Trestan, Executive Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Boston office.  Mr. Trestan will speak about how leaders and individuals can prevent hate and bigotry from infiltrating the mainstream.  He is an experienced civil rights advocate dedicated to developing community partnerships and initiatives that provide justice, equality and fair treatment.  Read more about Robert Trestan HERE.  There will also be Sunday School and an adult humanistic service. 

    Visitors welcome

Saturday December 2, 2017

  • 2:00 pm

    765 Concord Ave
    Cambridge
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    We will celebrate a humanistic havdallah (end of shabbat) at 5:30 and then enjoy a community dinner.  After dinner, Paul Golin, Executive Director for the Society for Humanistic Judaism, will give a short presentation and lead a discussion about the Future of Congregational Life in Liberal Judaism.  Paul has spent the last two decades helping Jewish organizations and movements better understand the key trends affecting North American Jewry, including intermarriage, engagement and inclusion.  Open to all. Childcare is available with advance notice.  RSVP to this event info@kahalbraira.org.   Read more...
    Visitors welcome

Sunday December 3, 2017

  • 9:00 am

    Temple Reyim
    1860 Washington Street
    Newton, MA 02466
    directions

    Society for Humanistic Judaism, Executive Director, Paul Golin, will speak at the Boston Limmud Conference. Join us to hear Paul and participate in other workshops at this festival of Jewish learning. For more information about Limmud Boston and to register for the conference go to limmudboston.org

    Visitors welcome

Sunday December 10, 2017

  • 9:15 am

    Directions to 765 Concord Av, Cambridge

    We will hear from two cookbook authors on Jewish cooking.  There will be some tasty recipies to sample.  

    We will also have a humanistic service and the children will have Sunday school.  During Sunday school, Leora Mallach will teach about Fair Trade chocolate with some sampling and an opportunity for the whole congregation to learn from Leora.  To find out more about Leora's work go to Jewish Gardens.  

    Visitors welcome

Saturday December 16, 2017

  • 5:00 pm

    Directions to 765 Concord Avenue, Cambridge

    We will light our menorahs in a beautiful ceremony and learn about the humanistic meaning of the holiday.  There will be games and crafts, lots of singing, and a holiday dinner with latkes.  For more info and to RSVP  info@kahalbraira.org 

    Visitors welcome

Friday January 5 - Sunday January 7, 2018

  • Friday 7:00 pm - Sunday 2:00 pm

    Purity Springs Resort
    1251 NH-153 
    Madison, NH 03849
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    Join us for a winter weekend of outdoor sports and indoor recreation at Purity Springs Resort, in Madison New Hampshire. We stay in comfortable accommodations, eat in a communal dining room, ski, snow tubing, sitting by the fire and playing lots and lots of games.  It is fun for all ages.  

    Visitors welcome