Let this booklet guide you through the High Holy Days with your children with helpful suggestions for conversation points, activities, crafts and ways to make the days interesting and relevant to kids and teens of all ages.
Rabbi Mychal will be leading us in a discussion of interfaith relationships throughout Jewish history and the present challenges and opportunities they pose. This discussion will provide a foundation for the second part of the series in which we will explore the many realities of interfaith relationships, including challenges we have faced and our varied approaches to our own interfaith experiences.
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.
JCAM is a non-profit Jewish cemetery association that owns and manages more than 100 Jewish cemeteries in the Greater Boston area.
The Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts (JCAM) is expanding its Beit Olam Cemetery with the purchase of nine (9) additional acres of land surrounding the existing cemetery in Wayland, Massachusetts.
The Beit Olam Cemetery, founded in 1999 with 2,000 sites, is nearly at capacity today albeit the cemetery was originally projected to sustain lot sales for 30 years. The Cemetery reached capacity 23 years ahead of schedule largely due to the growing interfaith Jewish community in the area.
“JCAM's outreach to the diverse Jewish community in MetroWest generated far more demand for the cemetery than predicted, advancing the need for additional cemetery land,” said JCAM's Executive Director, Stan Kaplan. Reform, Conservative and Interfaith Jewish families will all have access to an additional 7,700 sites now available for purchase.
JCAM The Beit Olam Cemetery is not visible from any roadway, offering its visitors an unusually secluded, peaceful, reflective setting. The Beit Olam Cemetery, founded by Sudbury resident and now JCAM Executive Director, Stan Kaplan, will retain its unique concept design reflecting open space landscaping to guide its future development. For information on purchasing sites at the new East Beit Olam Cemetery, please contact Lisa Berenson at 617-244-6509.