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Family and Friends

"Reyim" means friends, and our friendships are the life of our community.

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Learning and Prayer

We look to the stories, wisdom, spiritual insights, and halacha of our tradition to bring meaning into our lives.

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Compassion and Social Action

Our community is defined by the core Jewish value of gemilut hasadim, compassion and loving kindness.

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Keren Reyim, our annual appeal, is underway!

Funds from Keren Reyim help assure the synagogue’s financial stability. This allows our growing community to build on the vibrancy of our programming and to enhance our connections to the larger community. Check out the Keren Reyim page for more details. To donate, send a check to the synagogue (with Keren Reyim in the memo), or use PayPal by clicking the Donate button below.

Zamir Chorale Concert at Reyim

Sunday March 15, 3:00 PM at Reyim

Zamir Chorale of Boston, directed by our High Holy Day Chazzan Joshua Jacobson, will be performing here at Reyim! In this experimental concert, the audience will be surrounded by the choir. We will look around at the performers, sit back and enjoy the "surround-sound."

Tickets are $18. You can reserve your ticket in advance here or use the PayPal button below.

Zamir Chorale Concert
Zamir Chorale

Introducing our New Reyim Lab for Jewish Spirituality

Seeking spiritual meaning is the heart of Jewish tradition. In modern times, however, it so often eludes us. We were taught to read or even sing the words in a siddur, but did we also learn how to pray?; how to develop a relationship with the Sacred?; how to call out and express our thoughts, fears, joy, hope, wonder, and vulnerability?

This new lab for Jewish spirituality at Reyim is meant to help us deepen our Jewish spiritual growth and learning. Together we will create a spiritual development program that will include the study of Mussar (the Jewish ethical spiritual tradition), singing nigunim, Jewish meditation, study of Jewish mysticism and Hasidism, spiritually-focused prayer services, individual spiritual direction/counseling, and creativity in arts that help us connect our lives to a sense of the holy.

Jewish Spirituality

A New Course with Rabbi Berman: The Wisdom of our Ancient Talmudic Tradition

Begins Tuesday November 19 at 7:30 p.m. with Rabbi Berman

Looking to the wisdom of our ancient tradition helps us clarify what we feel is true and morally non-negotiable, and find purpose and meaning in our lives. We will study Talmudic texts that address universal concerns that, two millennia later, are still at the heart of the human struggle.

This class will be interactive, conversational and spiritually-focused. While we will be looking at Hebrew and Aramaic to deepen our understanding of the texts, you don't need any background to join us.

Please join us on the following dates: January 7 and 21, February 4 and 25, March 17 and 31, April 28, May 12 and 26.
The Wisdom of our Ancient Talmudic Tradition


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