Congregation Shaarei Tefillah Upcoming Events

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RABBI Benjamin J. Samuels                                                                    Rebecca Kaplan, PRESIDENT

Shabbat Parshat Re’eh, 26 Av  5777, August 18, 2017

Shabbat Candle Lighting before 7:22 PM

Please check the ERUV hotline at (781) 446-9797



Sun 8/20

8:45 AM “Tehillim and Spirituality” with Avi Rockoff

Mon 8/21

7:30 PM Israeli Dancing for Women and Girls contact Judith Aaronson for more info.

Tues 8/22

7:00 PM Tai Chi

Wed 8/23

No Movement & Balance class at the shul this week.  Instead, there is a 'field trip' to the final performance of the Landmarks Orchestra at the Hatch Shell downtown.  It will feature a variety of classical, modern and ethnic dance with the background of orchestral music.  All shul members are encouraged to enjoy!  For more info contact Nechama at




Join Shaarei Family Learning at Canobie Lake Park, Sunday, Sept. 10  The park opens at 11:00 AM.  Bring a picnic lunch and we will meet at 1:00 PM for a joint lunch. Complimentary Shaarei T-Shirt for every participant!   For families with young children and for the young at heart.   *If 100 people sign up, price drops to 27$ each.  Bring a friend!  For info contact Nicole Biederman. Sign up now at:


Leah Sarna invites all women to join her in a festive Kabbalat Shabbat to begin her Shabbat Kallah, in the Beit Midrash immediately following communal Minchah in the Sanctuary on Friday August 25.


New England Yoetzet Halacha Initiative (NEYHI) of Ma'ayan Yoetzet Halacha Sarah Cheses is now available for consultation on questions regarding Taharat HaMishpacha (Jewish law relating to married life) and its intersection with women's health. She can be reached via phone or text at (339) 364-2848 or via email at The best hours to contact Sarah are 9AM to 3PM and 8PM to 10PM. For more information and to stay connected, please visit and sign up for the mailing list.


SAVE THE DATE!  Second Annual Shaarei Blood Drive, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017  The need is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply.  And you’ll feel good knowing you've helped change a life.  Watch for weekly information.  Coordinated by Faye and Earl Newman.