Tag Archives: Beit Midrash

The Environmental Crisis- Our Spiritual Responsibility

Every time Jews pray in community, we say Aleinu – it’s incumbent upon us to continue the work of creation. For centuries, human industry has disregarded the environment we are spiritually tasked to “till and tend.” Now, we find ourselves in a critical moment, when our practical activities need to align with our deepest values in order […]

Camberville Open Beit Midrash: Summer BBQ

Open Beit Midrash is throwing a summer barbecue in Sennott Park! Stop by this Sunday from 4:30-7:00pm for Flavors of Judaism, an evening of activities and learning about Jewish foods and Jewish philosophies of eating. Want to text-study? You can come to hear from Leora Mallach, Rabbi Noah Cheses, or Michelle Bentsman about Sustainable Food Systems, […]


Tu Bishvat 5776

Tu Bishvat is a busy time for Ganei Beantown! Tu Bishvat, the 15th of the month of Shvat, serves a legal purpose. Jewish law forbids eating the fruit of a tree in the land of Israel before it is three years old. Tu Bishvat was instituted as the day when all the trees aged a […]

Community Shmita Skillshare

Community Shmita Skillshare Sunday May 18th  3-7pm Join us for a not-to-be-missed day of learning and sharing skills.  In the spirit of Shmita and a sharing economy, members of our community are leading wonderful, free workshops around Jamaica Plain (exact locations will be sent to registrants the week before).  The day will culminate in a […]

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2013 Boston Jewish Food Conference Comes to Tufts Hillel

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability Ganei Beantown: Beantown Jewish Gardens is proud to announce the 2013 Boston Jewish Food Conference will take place at Tufts Hillel in Medford, MA. Sunday, March 3, 2013 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM Tufts Hillel 220 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA 02155 Early spring is a time to think about the […]