Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 1, 7:30-9:00 pm
The Six Day War and its Impact:  A Three Session Conversation

Join Rabbi Bob Orkand for a three-session conversation about the Six Day War and its impact. June, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War. There is no question that Israel’s decisive victory marked a turning point in how Israelis viewed themselves, their neighbors, and their relationship to Diaspora Jewry. ​This program will also be held on June 8, and 15. Watch for registration details.


Tuesday, June 6, 7:30 pm
Special ICEP with Ephraim Segoli

Brig. General (ret) Ephraim Segoli will speak about The Middle East. We will have an interactive discussion of Israel, ISIS and the Future. Learn more


Sunday, June 11, 2:00-6:00 pm
Celebrate Israel Festival, Arsenal Mall Watertown

Join thousands of Israeli-Americans and Jewish Americans for the annual celebration of Israel's independence! This year, experience Jerusalem’s exciting mix of ancient and modern, right here in Boston! Place a note in the Kotel, find a surprise in the Machane Yehuda “shuk,” get a taste of Kibbutz life, see robotic technology in action, visit the Knesset, watch live performances and much more! Tickets: $20 per family until June 8, $10 per individual. Purchase tickets, register to volunteer, and view the festival sponsors!


Monday, June 12, 7:30 pm
TBE Family Trip to Israel
Informational Meeting     

Interested in going to Israel on a TBE family trip with Rabbi Sisenwine? Contact Rachel Maillet for more information [email protected]. Learn more


Various Dates, 8:00 pm
Movies at Merkaz IAC in Newton 

Join us for more films in the DOC.IL documentary series! The Dreamers on May 24, The Green Prince on June 3, The Queen Has No Crown on June 24, and Tinghir-Jerusalem on July 6. All screenings will be followed with a conversation with the director of the film. Tickets: $10. Organized by The Jewish Boston Film Festival, The Israeli House and IAC Boston. The Dreamers – more details here: http://bit.ly/2p4MaBO

If you are interested in joining any of the Israel related committees, please contact Seth Stier at [email protected].


Upcoming TBE trips:

NEW!  TBE Family Trip to Israel with Rabbi Sisenwine
February 15-25, 2018

Interested in going to Israel on a TBE family trip with Rabbi Sisenwine?  Contact Rachel Maillet for more information [email protected].

NEW! June 2018
Second TBE Women’s Trip to Israel with Dr. Avnery

Interested in going to Israel with other women from TBE? Contact Dr. Avnery at [email protected] for more information. There will be an information meeting on Monday, May 15 from 7:00-8:30 pm.  

NEW! June/July 2018
New and nearly Empty Nesters Trip to Israel

Interested in going to Israel with other TBE new and nearly empty nesters? Contact Susan Karon at [email protected] for more information.  


Already have plans to visit Israel? Put Haifa on your itinerary! 
Thanks to CJP’s Boston Haifa initiative, TBE
 has relationships with the Gavrieli school, Leo Baeck Education Center and its congregation, Ohel Avraham, and Oranim College. Let us introduce you to some of our Israeli friends who will enhance your experience in Haifa, our sister city.  Our partnerships strive to create people-to-people relationships – TBE can help match you with a family in Haifa. Join in Shabbat services that feel a lot like home, enjoy home hospitality for Shabbat dinner, make new friends, feel the embrace of community. When you are in Israel, visit Haifa! Enjoy the wonderful hospitality of our friends from Congregation Ohel Avraham and experience all this amazing city has to offer.  Let us help you make new connections! For more information, contact Alison Kur, Executive Director, Jewish Living.


Interested in traveling to Israel on a TBE trip? We are in the process of planning our next trips and would love your input. Let us know what type of trip you are interested in. Please contact Sue Gerstenfeld at [email protected].