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Arts Matter Shabbat, October 26 and 27

ARTS MATTER SHABBAT – Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27
Various Locations

Show your love for the arts during our annual Arts Matter Shabbat, part of the 5th annual #ArtsMatterDay. Presented in partnership with MASSCreative, the Massachusetts state-wide advocate for the arts.

Find inspiration at any of these creative opportunities presented by synagogues and communities across the region.

Friday, October 26

Temple Israel, 6:00 PM
Studio Shabbat: Art as Prayer

Congregation Mishkan Tefila, 6:00 PM
Klezmer Kabbalat Shabbat with Too Klez for Comfort

Moishe House, 7:30 PM Potluck Dinner, 9:30 PM Singing Oneg.
Sweets and Songs: Dessert celebration with Shabbat songs and niggunim

Kerem Shalom, 7:30 PM
Arts Alive! with artist Ilan Manolson, Cantor Rosalie Gerut, Mostly Music, and Tiferet String Quartet

Temple Beth Avodah, 6:15 PM
Jazz Kabbalat Shabbat

Temple Ner Tamid, 8:00 PM
Shabbat in Song

Congregation Beth El, 6:00 PM Service, 7:00 PM Dinner, 8:00 PM, Presentation
Simon Sez: Favorite Scenes from the Late Great Playwright, Neil Simon with actor Annette Miller and Boston College Professor, Stuart Hecht . Please note that dinner reservations must be made by end of day Monday, October 22.

Temple Shir Tikva, 6:15 PM
She Laughed: Humor, Culture and Identity, a presentation by Joey Baron, JArts Artistic Director

Congregation Or Atid, 7:00 PM
My Ladino Journey with Guy Mendilow, musician and Sophia Tosello

Temple Beth Elohim, 6:00 PM Service, 7:00 PM Dinner
Dinner and Discussion with Author Rachel Kadish, The Weight of Ink
* $25 dinner fee, Temple will contact registrants for payment

Temple Emanuel Sinai, 7:30 PM
Shabbat Unplugged followed by presentation with JArts’ Jim Ball:
Lenny, Two Steves, and Salamone: My Jewish Musical Journey


Saturday, October 27

Russian Moishe House, 2:00-4:00 PM
Build your own Havdalah Spice Box with wood craftsman, Eugene Zeleny. Eugene teaches people how to build stuff with tools and materials they wouldn’t otherwise have access to. No experience necessary – the goal is to learn something new and come out with your very own spice box.
*Limited to 15 participants

Jamaica Plain
Congregation Nehar Shalom and Moishe Kavod House, 7:00 PM
Havdalah and Jewish Rhythm Workshop with percussionist, Yedidah Syd Smart

Dorshei Tzedek, 9:45 AM
Got Shabbat – a Shabbat service with special guest, Hankus Netsky and art-based activities for all ages. Kiddish lunch to follow.

Agudath Achim , 9:00 AM Service, 10:45 AM Aleph Beats, 11:30 AM Kiddush
Musical Visions with the Aleph Beats, Brown University’s Jewish A Capella group

#ArtsMatter #ShabbatShalom @MassCreative

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October 26th, 2018




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Various Venues in the Greater Boston Area

1320 Centre Street
Newton Center, MA 02459 United States