Dear Fellow Congregants As we enter the summer, we wanted to offer you the Social Justice Committee overview presentation recapping the year that we made at the Temple's Annual Meeting. You are receiving this email because you joined us at our very first event, the Call to Conscious in September 2016. We opened the presentation with a reminder of the committee's current mission (see first slide below). We then provided an overview of the activities of the last year. If you r
A Heartfelt Thank You to TBA
We are grateful to Temple Beth Avodah for your commitment to learning about and taking action on issues related to domestic and dating abuse. Your congregation made an important difference this year and has had a real, tangible impact on the lives of abuse survivors in Newton and beyond. For abuse survivors – who are often isolated and alone – community efforts matter. When people receive a gift card or a donated item from TBA, they not only get something they very much ne
It's a Wrap!
Our friends at The Second Step are so appreciative of the support TBA has given to them this year. A little home cooking goes a long way! During the past year approximately 20 adult volunteers have cooked for for The Second Step. In addition, Midrasha students have also cooked under the direction of Francie Weinberg. We have grown in strength and numbers and look forward to continuing this effort in September! If you would like to participate in cooking when September roll