Join the Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee for a celebration for all generations. This year MLK Day coincides with Tu B’Shvat, an ancient celebration of trees and spring in Israel which has become a celebration of our connection to and responsibility for our natural world. Our annual Social Action Shabbat theme is sustainability, environmental […]

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י״ב בשבט ה׳תשע״ט (January 18, 2019)

What’s in season in New England for Tu B’shvat? Maple syrup! Join us for this fun, educational annual event for all ages! Tu B’shvat is traditionally a time to asses our fields and fruit trees. Led by the Land’s Sake and Ganei Beantown educators, we’ll explore the sugaring process, from tree-tapping, wood splitting, boiling and […]

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י׳ באדר ה׳תשע״ח (February 25, 2018)

Over the centuries there have been many ways to celebrate Tu B’shvat: property assessment, mystical connection to the natural world, planting trees to claim land, and laying foundations. It’s a holiday with roots in Biblical agricultural law and expressions to the divine. If we focus just on planting, we both diminish the — of the […]

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ד׳ באדר ה׳תשע״ז (March 2, 2017)