Arts Matter Shabbat

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“Shamor v’Zachor (Observe and Remember)” by Julie Lavender
“Shamor v’Zachor (Observe and Remember)” by Julie Lavender

Show your love for the arts during our annual Arts Matter Shabbat, part of the fifth annual #ArtsMatterDay. Presented in partnership with MASSCreative, the Massachusetts state-wide advocate for the arts. Find inspiration at any of these creative opportunities presented by synagogues and communities across the region.

Friday, Oct. 26:




  • Moishe House, 7:30 p.m., and potluck dinner, 9:30 p.m.: Singing oneg, Sweets and Songs, dessert celebration with Shabbat songs and niggunim


  • Kerem Shalom, 7:30 p.m.: Arts Alive! with artist Ilan Manolson, Cantor Rosalie Gerut, Mostly Music and Tiferet String Quartet




  • Temple Beth El, 6 p.m., service, 7 p.m., dinner, 8 p.m.: Exploring Jewish Theater with actor Annette Miller and Tufts professor Stuart Hecht



  • Temple Beth Elohim, 6 p.m., service, 7 p.m.: Dinner and discussion with author Rachel Kadish, “The Weight of Ink” ($25 dinner fee)


  • Temple Emanuel Sinai, 7:30 p.m.: Shabbat Unplugged, followed by presentation with JArts’ Jim Ball: “Lenny, Two Steves, and Salamone: My Jewish Musical Journey”

Saturday, Oct. 27:


  • Russian Moishe House, 2-4 p.m.: Build your own Havdalah Spice Box with wood craftsman Eugene Zeleny, who teaches people how to build stuff with tools and materials they wouldn’t otherwise have access to (no experience necessary; limited to 15 participants)

Jamaica Plain


  • Dorshei Tzedek, 9:45 a.m.: Got Shabbat—a Shabbat service with art-based activities for all ages, with kiddish lunch to follow


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Fact Sheet
From Friday, October 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Until Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00 pm

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