“Snow-Town” Purim Spiel

Get ready for our “Snow-Town” Purim Spiel
a Motown Purim Karaoke night


Friday, March 6th 
6:00 pm: Pizza for Purchase,
bring sides, salads and desserts.

BYOB! It is Purim after all.

Wear your costumes, bring your groggers, and get ready to sing along… read more

Tu B’Shvat Events: Hebrew School

Celebrate Tu B’Shvat This Sunday, February 1st

All are welcome to join our Hebrew School students in a unique Seder celebrating the New Year of the Trees and the progression of the seasons through the year with representational foods and drinks.

10:00 – 10:45 Tu B’shvat Seder K-2nd/3rd grade

10:45 … read more

Adult Education: Upcoming Events

Join us for our upcoming conversations on Israel as part of our Adult Education programming:


Sunday January 25, 2015

9:30 AM

Jeff Robbins has served as Chairman of the New England Board of the Anti-Defamation League, recipient of the US Department of Justice Special Achievement Award … read more

Chanukah 5775

Friday, December 19 at 6:00 pm
latke plateShir Shalom Celebrates Chanukah (view on calendar)

Bring your chanukiot to fill the Sanctuary with light as we observe Shabbat, celebrate Chanukah and enjoy a Potluck.  We will have a Shabbat service, sing songs, light chanukiot, tell stories, play dreidel games, eat … read more


I sit here this Shabbat afternoon reflecting on the past week.  I am startled by the beauty and the pain, by all that we have been through together and what it means perhaps,  in the larger scheme of life, in the larger scheme of connectivity, in the larger scheme of … read more

Through Fresh Eyes

Sometimes it takes someone else’s eyes to help you realize what you have in your life. Our son’s Bar Mitzvah was the first week in September. In a do-it-yourself style, not only did everyone in my family pitch in but we relied heavily on our friends, both at Shir Shalom … read more

Simchat Torah and Shabbat Celebration

Friday, October 17th – 6:30pm
All ages invited

An opportunity to see the whole Torah scroll unrolled as we complete the reading
of the end of Deuteronomy and without skipping a beat read from the first words
of Genesis.  Share our community’s joy as we dance with the Torahs and … read more

Mishkan HaNefesh

We will, by the time you are reading this, have entered a new year, 5775. As one of my friends reminded me, this number is a palindrome; it is the same however you read it,  beginning and ending, circular, spiraling, like the arc of Jewish time.  With these Yaim Naorim, … read more

Please & Thank You

I’ve been President of this Congregation for a full year and I’ve figured out what is required to do the job — nothing more than what your mother taught you before you went off to kindergarten: Say “please” and “thank you.”

I don’t need to tell all of you that … read more