One of the sweetest things about New England at the start of September is the grape harvest; the sweetness of the harvest is matched by the building energy of the Hebrew month of Elul. This is the third year Ganei Beantown has been harvesting grapes at Temple Israel for juice for Rosh Hashanah. It has been […]

We’ve had a great July with our volunteers in the Temple Israel organic vegetable garden, we planting eggplant starts, in both a raised bed and then building a new terraced side bed:      In the spring the Religious School second graders plant cucumber seeds in their classrooms, then transplant them into the garden. If they […]