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Yom Shishi, 27 Kislev 5778
  • Temple Shalom Emeth
  • Purim Carnival
  • Youth Visits to Israel
  • Experiential Religious School Activities
  • Religious School
  • Confirmation Classes
  • Temple Band
  • Chanukkah Party Featuring Our Living Menorah
  • Bernard Nelson Award For Outstanding Temple Member

 Welcome to Temple Shalom Emeth 

Temple Shalom Emeth is a vibrant and welcoming Reform Jewish congregation. We provide a rich spectrum of opportunities for our members to express their Judaism through worship, education, music, community service, and social events.

At Temple Shalom Emeth we gather for Friday evening Shabbat Services every week during September through June and once a month during the summer months. Please refer to the temple Service Calendar for a complete list of upcoming worship services.

Visit our Temple Shalom Emeth 2015-16 Year In Review

Check out Rabbi Abramson's two minute video from our Muslim/Jewish Solidarity Shabbat in NOV16


Hanukkah Latka Dinner & TalkHanukkah Latka Dinner & TalkThursday, Dec. 14, 6:30pm

TheRagRace DEC17aL'chaim, the new monthly Temple Shalom Emeth social group, and the Temple's Adult Ed  Committee are co-sponsoring an evening of presentation and latkes. We will enjoy potato latkes to  celebrate Chanukah and listen to a most interesting guest speaker, Dr. Adam Mendelsohn, son-in-law of Ellen and Richard Finkelman, who will discuss his exciting new book, The Rag Race: How  Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire.  Signed copies will be  available for purchase.

Presentation: The Rag Trade: How Jews Made It in America

The majority of Jewish immigrants who made their way to the United States between 1820 and  1924  arrived nearly penniless. Yet today their descendants stand out as exceptionally successful.  How might shmattes help us explain Jewish economic success in America?The majority of Jewish immigrants who made their way to the United States between 1820 and 1924 arrived nearly penniless. Yet today their descendants stand out as exceptionally successful. How might shmattes help us explain Jewish economic success in America?

Adam D. Mendelsohn is Director of the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies & Research and Associate Professor of History at the University of Cape Town. He is the author of The Rag Race, winner of a National Jewish Book Award, and co-editor of Jews and the Civil War: A Reader (with Jonathan D. Sarna) and Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History (with Ava Kahn). He was Curator and Chief Historian of the 2016/7 exhibition, "The First Jewish Americans" at the New-York Historical Society, and co-curator of "By Dawn's Early Light" at the Princeton University Museum of Art. He is co-editor of the journal American Jewish History.

RSVP/ Questions: Please click here to email Ellen Finkelman.

Hanukkah

TEMPLE SHALOM EMETH'S

COMMUNITY-WIDE ANNUAL HANUKKAH PARTY

All are invited to attend Temple Shalom Emeth's Hanukkah party.

Date:  Sunday, December 17, 2017

Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm

Location: Temple Shalom Emeth

16 Lexington Street, Burlington, MA 01803

Social Hall

Cost:  There is no cost for attending the event.

COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN

 Latkes, Raffles, Holiday Crafts,

Last minute gift opportunities through TSE’s SCRIP Fundraising program.

6 / 7 Grade Mitzvah Mall  for to learn about and support the charities that are meaningful to our 6/ 7 grade class.

           

Temple Services

Friday, Dec 15th  6:30pm  Hanukkah Family Worship Service conducted by Grade 5
Friday, Dec 22nd  7:30pm  Shabbat Service
Friday, Dec 29th  7:30pm  Shabbat Service

Google Calendar

Upcoming Activities

Saturday, Dec 16th  10:00am  Torah, Food and Schmooze
Saturday, Dec 16th  4:00pm  Chai Baby Hanukkah Party
Sunday, Dec 17th  11:00am  Community-Wide Hanukkah Party
Tuesday, Dec 19th  7:00pm  Temple Board Meeting

Rabbi Abramson in the News

Boston-Area Rabbi Embraces Interfaith Dialogue and YouTube Activism, Forward.com

Rabbi Susan Abramson reaches out to other faiths in pursuit of understanding, The Boston Globe

Making Bedford Stronger, The Boston Globe

Burington Rabbi producing, directing BCAT Program, Wicked Local Boston

Join Rabbi Abramson as she zooms in on the colorful faith traditions in Burlington and beyond.

SpirituallySpeaking

Rabbi Rocketpower

RabbiRocketPower

 

Did you know that our rabbi is the author of the Rabbi Rocketpower series of children's Jewish holidays books? 

She is the first-ever female rabbi superhero.

Oy vay! Up, up and away!

 Visit the Official Rabbi Rocketpower website