TBElle Instructors

Temple Beth Elohim Lifelong Learning Experience

 Get yourself a teacher and find yourself a friend.  -Pirke Avot 1.6  


SPRING 2018 INSTRUCTORS - more to be added




DON DROURR, Jews on Broadway, Act III

Don graduated from BU School of Fine Arts with degree in music education. He Taught in Newton schools for two years and directed numerous musicals in schools and summer camp.  Don left teaching for business and spent most of his career in the chemical industry, with a few diversions into broadcasting and advertising specialties.  Through it all, he devoured each new musical that opened on Broadway by either seeing them or listening to the cast albums, of which he has close to 200. Don follows several Broadway web sites and blogs to keep up with what's happening and may be happening in the future.  He travels to New York regularly to see shows and see many Boston productions as well.  Don simply has a love for the Broadway Musical and has accumulated much knowledge over the years,. which he looka forward to sharing with other lovers of the medium, or those who would just like to learn more about it.



Ellen is a licensed clinical social worker whose work has focused on helping people build and expand their families.  She is also a writer with a special interest in helping people tell their stories.  She has been a member of TBE since 2006.







Bob is a retired rabbi who recently moved to Natick with his wife, Joyce. His most recent pulpit was Temple Israel in Westport, CT, which he served for 31 years. He is the immediate past-President of ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America) and chaired or served on numerous boards and commissions, both local and national.





JEFF ZUPAN, Transportation 101 – Trains, Planes and Driverless Cars (Mar 6, 13, & 20)                          Birds: Why I Watch Them and Why You May Want To Too (Mar 27, Apr 3 & 10)








Contact Lynn Burke (781) 235-8419 x211 with questions or for additional information.