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Upcoming Events & Special Announcement
Upcoming Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Benjamin Porat
Shabbat, February 15th & 16th: Please join us as we welcome Dr. Benjamin Porat for a program dedicated to Jewish Law Theory. Dr. Porat is a Senior Lecturer and the Director of the Matz Institute for Research in Jewish Law, at the Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He focuses on the areas of theory of Jewish law, contract law, and distributive justice. Dr. Porat will be speaking after Shabbat morning davening on “The Biblical Struggle for Social Justice: New Perspectives” and at Seuda Shlisheet on “Is There a Duty To Rescue? Comparison of Jewish and American Law.”
The Jewish Law Theory Shabbat is sponsored by YIB and by lawyers in the community: Ari Behar, Allan Galper, Hillel Nadler and Yair Sturm.
YIB Book Club
Monday, February 25th, 11:00 AM: The YIB Book Club will be discussing "A Rich Brew" by Shachar Pinsker. For any questions, please contact Sharon Alge. Happy Reading!
Community Shabbat Dinner and Lecture Series
Friday, March 1st, 6:30 PM: Please join us for the last of three Winter Shabbat Dinners and Lectures. Each Friday night an intimate group of no more than 50 people will enjoy a catered dinner with old and new friends and Rabbi Hellman and his family. After dinner a distinguished scholar will lead a stimulating lecture and discussion. The final dinner will feature Professor Lila Kagedan, bioethicist and hospital chaplain, who will speak on "Medical Ethics: Comparing Jewish and other Perspectives."
Reservations are required. Please register no later than Tuesday, February 26th.
$24 for adults and children ages 11+; $28 for non-members
$5 for children ages 2-10; $8 for non-members
No charge for children under 2-years old.
Be a listed sponsor for the evening for an additional $36.
For more information or questions, please contact the YIB office.
Moving to Boston?
Are you moving to, or thinking of moving to Boston? Young Israel of Brookline can help. We provide all kinds of resources to make your move go as smoothly as possible, including assistance looking for housing, schooling, day care, employment, Jewish communal services, and information on the local Boston community. Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org), and we’ll be happy to make your transition to Boston an easy one.
Yoetzet Halacha Sarah Cheses
We are delighted to introduce Sarah Cheses, the first Yoetzet Halacha serving the Greater Boston Community under the auspices of the newly founded New England Yoetzet Halacha Initiative (NEYHI).
02/17/18 - 02/22/19
Earliest time for Tallit & Tefillin 5:47 AM
|Sunday||7:15, 8:00 & 9:00 AM|
|Monday- Regular schedule-||6:20 & 7:20 AM|
|Tuesday||6:30 & 7:30 AM|
|Wednesday||6:30 & 7:30 AM|
|Thursday||6:20 & 7:20 AM|
|Friday||6:30 & 7:30 AM|
|MINCHA / MAARIV|
|Sunday through Thursday|
|Mincha 5:05 PM Maariv 5:30 PM|
Shabbat Parshat Ki Tissa 02/23/2019
|Candle Lighting||5:07 PM|
|Shacharit||7:00 & 8:45 AM|
|Sof Zman K'riat Sh'ma||9:13 AM|
|Seuda Shelisheet||5:15 PM|
|Shabbat Concludes||6:10 PM|