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We welcome you to Shabbat services! Led by Rabbi Sonia Saltzman & Cantor Randall Schloss Friday Evening Services: 6:00pm Saturday Morning Services: 10:30am Temple Ohabei Shalom is the first synagogue community in Massachusetts. Our diverse membership spans the generations, creating connections through joyful worship, engaging music, lifelong learning, social action, fun and friendship!

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From Haifa to Tiberius to Jerusalem

At Haifa, the CJP people there matched the Boston ‘Follow Me To Israel’ delegation with host families for dinner. Donna, Alice and I were the only Reform couple so we were matched with another Reform couple in Haifa:  Eitan and Zohar Kiesler.  To our great good fortune Eitan is a chef, so we were treated to […]

Reporting from Haifa

We arrived in Haifa this afternoon and met with three young officers from the Israeli Defense Force. The experience of men and women is so different here than in the US. As most of us are aware, every young person is expected to serve in the military at age 18, but in fact only about […]

Adieu, Jerusalem for Now

Aside from Shabbat, when the hotel business center is locked up tight, our few days here have been packed with learning and adventure.  I am almost tearing up now as I mention we will be leaving for Haifa in a few scant hours having not even scratched the surface of the history, diversity, politics and […]

A Values-Based Reboot – Guest Blog Post by Allison Rimm

The summer can be an opportunity to slow down just a bit and take stock of what’s really important in our lives.  Many of us are able to take time off to be with family and friends and enjoy the pleasures of summer.  It can also be a time to reflect on how we want […]

Action-Packed First Day in Israel

On our first day, bearing up with just a bit of jet lag, met with two youth groups – the first from United Synagogue Youth and later in the day we met with Adam Jenschel (guessing at the spelling) a program director here for Young Judea.  Before, between and after we had many adventures narrated by […]

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Upcoming Events

One Shul, One Book: Everyday Holiness

July 8, 2014 – August 20, 2014

This summer, Temple Ohabei Shalom is launching One Shul, One Book, a community-wide reading project. We invite you to join with other members of the Temple Ohabei Shalom family in readingEveryday Holiness, by Alan Morinis. Together we will begin to familiarize ourselves with Mussar, a Jewish spiritual practice dating from 19th century eastern Europe. Mussar is an educational, ethical, […]

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Tribe1187 (20′s-30′s @TOS) Goes to Fenway!

August 20, 2014

We’re taking the Tribe to the ball game!  Join Tribe1187 (20′s-30′s @ Temple Ohabei Shalom) for Jewish Heritage Night at Fenway Park. Ticket sales are open till July 20th and will sell out fast so make sure to RSVP  today!  Tribe1187 (20′s-30′s @ Temple Ohabei Shalom) is your Jewish connection in Boston. Meet new people, attend fun and exciting […]

High Holy Days @TOS

September 20, 2014 – October 4, 2014

Temple Ohabei Shalom invites you to spend the High Holy Days with us ! Sat. September 20 – Sat. October 4, 2014. Ticket Information: If you are a member in good standing, tickets will automatically be sent to you in the mail. If you would like to purchase tickets for your guests or childcare please […]

Summer Construction @ TOS

June 18, 2014 – August 31, 2014

To Ohabei Shalom Members, Staff and Community, I am writing to inform you about the beginning of our construction project to renovate the third floor of the TOS school building for our expanded TCEE, ARS and BEEP programs in the fall. Next week (June 16), our construction firm, Chapman Construction, will arrive on-site and set up […]