Featured Events

Passover Cooking Class, April 5

Learn new, creative holiday cooking with esteemed Chef Diane Bukatman at a cooking class from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 at Beth Evergreen. We will cook and eat together, and take home unique Passover recipes.

The menu:

  • Appetizer: Crepes with Apple, Date & Ginger Filling with Red Wine Sauce (think charoset!)
  • Entree: Pan Seared Chicken Breasts in a Brandy “Cream” Sauce; Quinoa Cakes; Sea Salt Roasted Asparagus
  • Dessert: Coconut Chocolate Mousse Torte

Cost is $25 per person for the class and meal. Space is limited. Wear your favorite apron and/or chef’s hat!

Click Here To Register – Only Two Spots Left!

Exodus From Boring Seders, April 5

Are you tired of your Passover seders being the same long hagaddah readings year after year? Time to introduce some new ideas! Join Rabbi Jamie at 5PM on Wednesday, April 5 for some inspiration on how to liven – not leaven! – up your seder!

Rabbi David Jaffe, Ellen Diesenhof Scholar-in-Residence, April 28-30

Thursday, April 27, 1PM: Mussar with Rabbi David Jaffe
Thursday, April 27, 7PM: Organizational Leadership Training with Rabbi David Jaffe
Friday, April 28, 7:30PM: Rabbi David Jaffe on Spirituality and Social Change.
Saturday, April 29, time TBD: Teen presentation with Rabbi David Jaffe

RSVP Here For Any of These Events

Rabbi Jaffe is the author of Changing the World From the Inside Out.  The book integrates Mussar, Hassidut and other Jewish spiritual wisdom with social change to present a Jewish path of inner and outer transformation. Rabbi Jaffe is the founder and principal of Kirva, an institute dedicated to helping people of all backgrounds access Jewish wisdom to build sustainable communities. He teaches and consults nationally with such groups as The Mussar Institute, Institute for Jewish Spirituality, the David Project, JOIN for Justice and Hebrew College. Between 2004 and 2015 he served as spiritual advisor, dean and instructor of Rabbinics at Gann Academy in Waltham, Massachusetts, where he continues to consult on issues of ethics and spirituality.