Tisha B’Av (9th of month of Av) begins this Saturday night. It commemorates the destruction of the 1st and 2nd temples in Jerusalem, and over the course of time, other forms of Jewish collective trauma and memory have also become incorporated into the day’s meaning such that it is recognized as a day of communal mourning. Some […]

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י״ח באב ה׳תשפ״א (July 27, 2021)

On October 15th Beantown Jewish Gardens held our 6th annual Farm to Sukkah dinner in partnership with the Riverway Project at Temple Israel Boston. This sold-out event brought together Jewish adults in their 20’s and 30’s from throughout the Boston area and with a wide variety of backgrounds and Jewish experiences. This year included an […]

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כ״ה בתשרי ה׳תש״פ (October 24, 2019)
Tapping a tree

A brave and hearty crew headed out to learn about our local trees for Tu B’Shvat 5779 in collaboration with Lands Sake Farm in Weston. The holiday gets its name from the date on which it occurs, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shvat.  The “Tu” in numerical equivalents, is Tet (nine) plus Vav […]

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ט״ו באדר א׳ ה׳תשע״ט (February 20, 2019)