Congregation Dorshei Tzedek



60 Highland St.
Newton, MA 02465
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(617) 965-0330
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Admin:   Shaena Grossman

About Us:

Dorshei Tzedek is a Reconstructionist Congregation dedicated to creating a caring and inclusive community, and to enhancing Jewish practice and learning in the lives of our members. "Dorshei Tzedek" means "seekers of justice," and as our name implies, we are seekers: of meaningful spirituality, of serious Jewish learning, and of social justice.

Consistent with Reconstructionist philosophy, we are committed to seriously engaging with Jewish tradition, challenging that tradition where need be, and building on the tradition in creative ways. We do this in order to enhance our own lives as contemporary Jews and to perpetuate our bond - and our children's bond - to our heritage. We view education for ourselves and our children as fundamental to Jewish life.

We are a participatory congregation, encouraging all of our members to take an active role in some aspect of our congregational life. Our rabbi is our partner is this endeavor, and is both teacher and participant in our community. We value diversity in our congregation, and welcome all those who share our commitments.

Finally, we affirm the concept of mitzvah as oblication, acting on our Jewish values through deeds of tzedek (social justice) and gemilut chasadim (lovingkindness), both within our congregation and in the larger community.

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Category: Organization : Synagogue \
Synagogue 
Religion: Jewish - Reconstructionist
Community: Greater Boston  

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Summer Mindful Mornings
This weekly gathering combines guided and silent meditation to develop our capacity for mindful awareness and to cultivate qualities of patience, gratitude, and compassion. ....
June 23 2016 - August 25 2016
8:30 am - 9:15 AM
60 Highland St.
West Newton, MA 02465

Summer Shabbat Morning Services
SUMMER SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES Saturdays 7/9, 7/23, 8/6, & 8/20 2016 9:45am-12pm. At Congregation Dorshei Tzedek, 60 Highland Street, West Newton. Join us for musical, participatory Shabbat Morning....
July 09 2016 - August 20 2016
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
60 Highland St.
West Newton, MA 02465

All-Ages Erev Shabbat Service & Potluck
ALL-AGES EREV SHABBAT SERVICE & POTLUCK Friday August 5, 6pm. At Congregation Dorshei Tzedek, 60 Highland Street, West Newton. Once a month, we gather at 6pm for a potluck vegetarian dinner & candle....
August 05 2016
6:00 PM -
60 Highland St.
West Newton, MA 02465

Party in the Park!
PARTY IN THE PARK: Sun, Song, Games, and Food for the Body and Soul! Sunday August 21, 11am-1pm. At “The Cove” in Auburndale Park. Join Congregation Dorshei Tzedek for a special family event with....
August 21 2016
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
'The Cove' in Auburndale Park West Pine Street
Auburndale, MA 02466

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