January 5, 2019 Framingham Free 0
Temple Beth Sholom (Courtesy photo)
Temple Beth Sholom (Courtesy photo)

SholomPlex offers something for everyone! We have many options for you to choose from, whether it be a traditional or alternative service or just schmoozing with a cup of coffee or tea. We also welcome MetroWest Jewish Day School in joining us as they celebrate their Shabbaton.

Alternative Services

Torah Yoga: 9:30-10:30

Bring your yoga mats and comfortable clothing. We are excited to have the Rev. Debbie Clark, a certified yoga instructor, leading you in yoga and Jewish spiritual and ethical principals to deepen your connection to prayer. She will be joined by Rosanne Kates and Larry Yarmaloff.

Mindfulness Meditation in the Jewish Tradition: 9:30-10:30

Sheila Wolfson is a retired nutritionist and health counselor (BA from Queens College of City University of New York and MEd in health and nutrition counseling from Lesley University). She has been a mikveh guide at Mayyim Hayyim since 2003. Sheila is a mindfulness meditation teacher, as well as a facilitator in the national Wise Aging Program, trained through the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. She enjoys leading a weekly Framingham meditation group and facilitating Wise Aging, currently at Regis College’s lifelong learning program.

Parsha Divers, Pashat Va’eira: “Promises, Promises”: 10:30-11:45

We welcome back Rabbi Bazer as he leads us in this Torah discussion: the four redemption promises by God, and why the Israelites don’t believe them (Exodus 6:2-13).

Interfaith Discussion: Addressing Anti-Semitism: 10:30-11:45

Our interfaith discussions with Esther Kosofsky continue. There are always more questions to be asked and answered surrounding interfaith families. Esther Kosofsky is an interfaith couples facilitator/counselor who guides couples and groups privately, at congregations and in Jewish organizations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Throughout her career, she has been committed to nurturing Jewish engagement of interfaith couples and families. “I endeavor to create and offer opportunities for open conversation in addition to sharing a wide variety of resources for those who did not grow up Jewish, as well as those who are Jewish, in order to appreciate and strengthen Jewish identity and community.”

Keva Versus Kavaanah: 10:30-11:45

Join with Rav-Hazzan Sokol as he discusses tradition and innovation in prayer. What is “Keva” and what is “Kavaanah,” and how do they fit together in our daily prayers?

Sanctuary Services

Sanctuary Tefillah: 9:30-10:30

Our traditional Shabbat morning service featuring Rabbi Lenny Gordon and Rav-Hazzan Scott Sokol. Morning service of Birkat HaShahar and Sharcharit leading into the Torah service.

Sanctuary Torah Service and Musaf: 10:30-11:45

We will join together for our Torah service led by Rabbi Lenny Gordon. Torah readers will be from MetroWest Jewish Day School. The Haftorah reader will be Elliot Pozmanter.

Religious School: 9:30-11:45

Our religious school will have classes for children in grades kindergarten through Grade 6. They will be joined by children and staff of MetroWest Jewish Day School.

TBS Tots Boker Tov Shabbat and Babysitting: 9:30-10:30

TBS Tots are invited to join with Cheska Komissar and the kindergarten through second-graders.

Shalom Cafe: 9:30-11:45

Come and have a cup of coffee or tea, a light pastry and time to schmooze before or after going to a session or any time during the morning.

Concluding Service and Announcements: 11:45-12

We all come together for the conclusion of the service and announcements.

Kiddush Luncheon: 12-1:30

A time for all to come together and enjoy each other’s company as we sit and eat our kiddush lunch. All are welcome!

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Fact Sheet
Saturday, January 5, 2019, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Temple Beth Sholom
50 Pamela Rd
Framingham, MA 01701

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