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Synagogue Council of Massachusetts

A Rabbi's Request Changed My Life. Really.

We are pleased to share this moving story by Sandra Slavet, Secretary, Board of Directors, Synagogue Council of Massachusetts (SCM): In the summer of 1987, I... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Inclusion Resources for the High Holidays

Inclusion Resources for the High Holidays

 How do you make the High Holidays inclusive to people of all abilities? We’ve put together some inclusion resources for families and synagogues to insure... Read More
Posted in: Community News
What’s the difference between a temple, synagogue, and a shul?

What’s the difference between a temple, synagogue, and a shul?

I grew up going to a “temple.” What’s the difference between a temple, synagogue, and a shul? Essentially, these names are almost synonyms today. However,... Read More
Why You Are Here

Why You Are Here

Since I joined the GBJCL staff in August, I have been consistently impressed by the dedication and enthusiasm of our volunteers. In our new online... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
Come in, we're open! Synagogue Open Houses

Come in, we're open! Synagogue Open Houses

In many ways, joining a synagogue is like selecting a college.   What size synagogue?  What denomination?  What should it feel like?A one-time visit is rarely adequate... Read More
Posted in: Community News
InterfaithFamily

What To Expect At A Synagogue

Cross-posted from InterfaithFamily.com. Going to synagogue for the first time can sometimes be a daunting experience. The architecture may be unfamiliar, the ritual items foreign... Read More
Congregation Shirat Hayam

Synagogue Shoe Policy

Here’s a seemingly random and insignificant thought (but I think interesting and one I contemplate every time I enter my shul): why aren’t Jews the... Read More
Yesodot

Making the High Holidays Meaningful for Everyone

I’ve never had to buy a ticket for a High Holiday service, nor have I not been welcomed at a High Holiday service.  This is... Read More
Introducing Tiferet! A new place for wellness & healing in Sharon
LGBTQ - friendly Kabbalat Shabbat  and potluck Friday, August 13, 7pm

LGBTQ - friendly Kabbalat Shabbat and potluck Friday, August 13, 7pm

I'd like to extend a warm invitation to everyone to join us at Congregation Eitz Chayim, 136 Magazine Street, in Cambridge, MA, on Friday, August... Read More
Posted in: Community News
 
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