This beautiful booklet tells the historical roots of Tu Bishvat and Judaism's long-standing sacred connection to trees. You will also find suggestions for activities for young children and ideas for hosting a Tu Bishvat seder.
InterfaithFamily and the Workmen's Circle are celebrating Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for the trees, and you're invited!
Join us for a FREE afternoon filled with food, music, art projects and social justice.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Paula Fredriksen's provocative book, Augustine and the Jews – A Christian Defense of Jews and Judaism, traces the social and intellectual forces that led to the development of Christian anti-Judaism and shows how and why Augustine challenged this toxic tradition. The book traces a tangled history while relating the story of one man's astonishing and unique response to it.
Fredriksen, a professor in the Department of Religion at Boston University, discusses her book at the Vilna Shul (18 Phillips Street) in Boston on Sunday, November 13 at 11am, as part of the JCC’s of Greater Boston Ryna Greenbaum Boston Jewish Book Fair. Cost is $10. Parking is $5 at Charles River Plaza (165 Cambridge Street). Two block walk to the Shul. Co-sponsored by Vilna Shul. Purchase tickets by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-965-5226 or 866-811-4111, or go to jccgb.org/bookfair.