Oct
20
Sun
ADULT SERVICE and PROGRAM and SUNDAY SCHOOL and CELEBRATE SUKKOT and OPEN HOUSE
Oct 20 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Humanistic Judaism – What is it?  What do humanistic Jews believe?  Presentation and discussion.

Open House Day: visitors welcome to visit classrooms and adult activities, RSVP info@kahalbraira.org

Celebrate Sukkot, a fall harvest holiday.  Have lunch in the sukkah built by our school children.

Pre-School Children’s Morning
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Rabbi Denise Handlarski of Oraynu, Toronto’s Humanistic Congregation will lead a morning for pre-schoolers and their families.   Song, story and a love of Jewish culture.  All welcome.

Nov
3
Sun
ADULT SERVICE and PROGRAM (Spiritual But Not Religious?) and SUNDAY SCHOOL
Nov 3 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Spiritual But Not Religious?  Healthy Trend? or Crisis of Faith?  The self-identification of “spiritual-but-not-religious” (SBNR) is a growing trend, even a movement, in the United States and abroad.  Hear Graham Schweig speak about Reflections on Judaism’s Contribution to the Discussion.  Graham Schweig is Professor and Director of Studies in Religion, Department of Philosophy & Religion, Christopher Newport University, Virginia.

Nov
12
Tue
Executive Committee Meeting
Nov 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Executive Committee is Kahal B’raira’s leadership and coordinating body.  It includes the president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary, members-at-large, Sunday school chair and representative to the Society for Humanistic Judaism.  Meetings are open to all KB members.

Nov
15
Fri
SHABBAT with HUMANISTIC RABBI DENISE HANDLARSKI
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Denise Handlarski, rabbi for Oraynu, Toronto’s Humanistic Jewish Congregation will lead services with Zach Mayer, KB’s Music Director. It will be a joyous spirit filled evening.   Light refreshments served.  All are welcome.  Special location for this service – Cornerstone Co-Housing, 175 Harvey Street, Cambridge, MA.   Questions and RSVP – info@kahalbraira.org

 

 

Nov
16
Sat
PRESENTATIONS, DINNER AND MORE WITH RABBI DENISE HANDLARSKI
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Rabbi Denise Handlarski, of Oraynu, Toronto’s Humanistic Jewish Congregation, will spend the weekend with KB.

1:00 – 3:00 pm Lunch with Denise for KB Leaders

All are welcome at these events:

3:30  Welcome to KB Day – Opening Ceremony

4:00  Workshops (including children’s activity)

5:30 pm Havdallah ceremony

6:00 PM Dinner.  Would you like to bring something to add to the buffet?  Sign up HERE

After dinner – Rabbi Handlarski will speak about the Future of Secular Humanistic Judaism

 

 

Nov
17
Sun
TOT SHABBAT ON SUNDAY
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Tot Shabbat led by Rabbi Denise Handlarski.  Rabbi Handlarski is visiting from the Toronto Humanist Congregation.  Children 5 and under along with their siblings and parents will enjoy a story, shabbat ritual, songs, crafts and a snack.  Parents will find this a good time to connect with other parents of young children and learn about children’s programs at Kahal B’raira.

Nov
24
Sun
ADULT SERVICE and PROGRAM (Learning About Jews as Allies to Muslims) and SUNDAY SCHOOL
Nov 24 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Confronting Islamaphobia:  What is this prejudice about and how can we become better allies to Muslims?  Join us for a presentation by the Jewish-Muslim Solidarity Group of Boston Worker’s Circle.  There will also be Sunday school and an adult Humanistic Service with the same theme.

 

Dec
8
Sun
ADULT SERVICE and PROGRAM (Music with Zach Mayer) and SUNDAY SCHOOL
Dec 8 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Zach Mayer, KB’s music director will lead a program of Jewish melodies including original compositions for a joyful performance with participatory opportunities.  Read more about Zach and his music HERE.  There will also be a Humanistic Service and Sunday school.  Visitors welcome.

Dec
10
Tue
Executive Committee Meeting
Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Executive Committee is Kahal B’raira’s leadership and coordinating body.  It includes the president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary, members-at-large, Sunday school chair and representative to the Society for Humanistic Judaism.  Meetings are open to all KB members.