October 2021

Hat and Mitten/Glove Collection for the Trotter School

  • Community Engagement

We are collecting new outerwear—hats, mittens, and gloves—for students ages 3 to 14 years at Grove Hall’s William Monroe Trotter K-8 School.

  • Tuesday, October 12 - Friday, November 19
  • All Day Event
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Tuesday Morning Torah Study with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

A weekly class for those interested in finding the deeper meanings in Torah.

  • Tuesday, October 19
  • 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Fee: $220
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TBElle: History of Jews in America, Continued with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Judaism in the United States has not only survived but thrived. This course will look at why this is the case.

  • Tuesday, October 19
  • 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
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Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Dartmoor Portfolio of Properties, The National Trust, England, with Heather Kay, General Manager.

  • Tuesday, October 19
  • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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TBElle: Social Justice and the Rule of Law with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Mel Warshaw invites some of his lawyer friends to explore the role of the Judicial System in our everyday lives.

  • Tuesday, October 19
  • 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM
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Jewish Canvas

  • Toddler to Teen

Come make art, hang out and even put on your own exhibition with us in Jewish Canvas.

  • Tuesday, October 19
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Meditation (Online)

  • Spiritual Practice

Join us on Zoom for weekly meditation in the calming presence of others.

  • Tuesday, October 19
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn more

Jew Man Group (Grade 11)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Tuesday, October 19
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Me’ah Select (Wednesdays): Changes & Challenges for a New Generation

  • Adult Learning

Students of the Book of Joshua are often surprised to learn how relevant its ancient themes are to the dilemmas of our own contemporary times.

  • Wednesday, October 20
  • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Fee: $325
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Comfort, Care & Connection Check-in (Online)

  • Community Engagement

Come check-in virtually with our Comfort and Care Team!

  • Wednesday, October 20
  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Senior Leadership Team

  • Toddler to Teen

Our most deeply engaged and dedicated leaders have the opportunity to shape the present and future of Havayah as members of our Senior Leadership Team.

  • Wednesday, October 20
  • 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Manhigut Council

  • Toddler to Teen

Grow as a leader as a member of our Manhigut Council!

  • Wednesday, October 20
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Tikkun Middot with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

This group studies the mindfulness of Tikkun Middot, the practice of living an ethical life.

  • Wednesday, October 20
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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ADL’s The Good Fight (Online)

  • Community Engagement

TBE is proud to be a community partner in ADL’s The Good Fight: three separate 30-minute action-oriented forums on combatting antisemitism.

  • Thursday, October 21
  • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
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Finance Committee

  • Community Engagement

This meeting is open to members of the Finance Committee.

  • Thursday, October 21
  • 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Adult Talmud/Daf Yomi Study (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Remote: Daf Yomi is a daily practice of reading and discussing a page of Talmud a day. We meet once weekly on Friday mornings.

  • Friday, October 22
  • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
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Shabbat Shalom Fall Adult Retreat

  • Adult Learning

Join Rabbi Sherman and Alison Kur at TBE on October 22 & 23 for a joyful time of celebration, learning, reflection, renewal, connection, and community.

  • Friday, October 22
  • 4:00 PM to 7:45 PM
  • Fee: No Cost
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Shabbat Shalom Fall Adult Retreat

  • Adult Learning

Join Rabbi Sherman and Alison Kur at TBE on October 22 & 23 for a joyful time of celebration, learning, reflection, renewal, connection, and community.

  • Saturday, October 23
  • 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Fee: No Cost
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Minyan & Torah Study with TBE Online

  • Spiritual Practice

Join us on Zoom for minyan and Torah study.

  • Saturday, October 23
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Shabbat Social Circle at Natick Community Organic Farm (Outdoors)

  • Toddler to Teen

Embrace Shabbat in nature and make new friends!

  • Saturday, October 23
  • 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Song leading Workshop Music Madrichim

  • Toddler to Teen

Join a dedicated and enthusiastic team of song leaders and get ready to make Jewish music with our students!

  • Sunday, October 24
  • 8:45 AM to 1:00 PM
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Advanced Hebrew with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

This group continues the journey in speaking, reading, writing and singing. If you have some Hebrew knowledge, consider joining us!

  • Sunday, October 24
  • 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Learn more

Jewish Actors Workshop

  • Toddler to Teen

Sing, dance, and act all year with one of the most tight-knit groups in Havayah.

  • Sunday, October 24
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn more

Me’ah Select (Mondays): Changes & Challenges for a New Generation (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Students of the Book of Joshua are often surprised to learn how relevant its ancient themes are to the dilemmas of our own contemporary times.

  • Monday, October 25
  • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Fee: $325
Learn more & Register

Jew Man Group (Grade 9)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, October 25
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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Tradition! Our Stories and Minhagim (Customs) with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Explore the stories of our people and gain a deeper understanding of the origins of many of the different Jewish customs practiced today.

  • Monday, October 25
  • 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Drum Circle (In Person) – CLASS FULL

  • Community Engagement

THIS CLASS IS FULL. Join us for an exciting, joyful drum circle continuing this fall with our own Friday night service drummer, Noam Sender.

  • Monday, October 25
  • 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Fee: $165
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Tuesday Morning Torah Study with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

A weekly class for those interested in finding the deeper meanings in Torah.

  • Tuesday, October 26
  • 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Fee: $220
Learn more

TBElle: History of Jews in America, Continued with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Judaism in the United States has not only survived but thrived. This course will look at why this is the case.

  • Tuesday, October 26
  • 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
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Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Aging in Community: The Finance, Science and Benefits of Growing Old Together, with Jake Javitch, Outreach Coordinator, 2Life Communities.

  • Tuesday, October 26
  • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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TBElle: Social Justice and the Rule of Law with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Mel Warshaw invites some of his lawyer friends to explore the role of the Judicial System in our everyday lives.

  • Tuesday, October 26
  • 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM
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Meditation (Online)

  • Spiritual Practice

Join us on Zoom for weekly meditation in the calming presence of others.

  • Tuesday, October 26
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Taste of Judaism

  • Toddler to Teen

Hone your cooking skills and explore Jewish culinary tradition (and eat what you make!) with your Havayah friends.

  • Tuesday, October 26
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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Justice League

  • Toddler to Teen

Come together to engage in tikkun olam, repairing our world. Wrestle with difficult issues with our resident Tikkun Olam specialist.

  • Tuesday, October 26
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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CASA Returns to Community Servings (In Person)

  • Community Engagement

Small CASA teams will help prepare and/or pack delicious, medically tailored meals for individuals and families facing critical and chronic illness.

  • Wednesday, October 27
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn more

Me’ah Select (Wednesdays): Changes & Challenges for a New Generation

  • Adult Learning

Students of the Book of Joshua are often surprised to learn how relevant its ancient themes are to the dilemmas of our own contemporary times.

  • Wednesday, October 27
  • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Fee: $325
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Many Roads Not Taken: A Virtual Road Through Israel (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Join Uri Feinberg as he guides us through four very different experiences while we virtually explore the State of Israel.

  • Wednesday, October 27
  • 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Fee: $40
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Music Club: The Times They Are A-Changin’ (Online)

  • Community Engagement

Cantor Zell presents The Times They Are A-Changin'….Trends & Innovations in Jewish Music.

  • Wednesday, October 27
  • 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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T’filah Band

  • Toddler to Teen

Bring your musical talent to the Havayah T’filah Band.

  • Wednesday, October 27
  • 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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TBE Book Club with TBE Online

  • Community Engagement

Gather with other book lovers to discuss a book chosen a couple of months before a meeting. The group typically meets the last Wednesday of each month.

  • Wednesday, October 27
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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Ask The Rabbi with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Join Rabbi Sisenwine as he utilizes participant questions to explore the depths of Jewish wisdom.

  • Wednesday, October 27
  • 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Many Roads Not Taken: A Virtual Road Through Israel (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Join Uri Feinberg as he guides us through four very different experiences while we virtually explore the State of Israel.

  • Thursday, October 28
  • 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Fee: $40
Learn more

ADL’s The Good Fight (Online)

  • Community Engagement

TBE is proud to be a community partner in ADL’s The Good Fight: three separate 30-minute action-oriented forums on combatting antisemitism.

  • Thursday, October 28
  • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Learn more & Register

Introduction to Sacred Aging for Men with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

An introduction open to men who are transitioning or have retired, we will consider the many dimensions of aging.

  • Thursday, October 28
  • 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Pastrami in the Parking Lot

  • Community Engagement

Are you craving a corned beef sandwich? Order from Mamaleh's and pick it up in the TBE Parking lot!

  • Thursday, October 28
  • 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Adult Talmud/Daf Yomi Study (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Remote: Daf Yomi is a daily practice of reading and discussing a page of Talmud a day. We meet once weekly on Friday mornings.

  • Friday, October 29
  • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Learn more

Duo Mantar Concert (Hybrid)

  • Music

Join us for a special concert with Duo Mantar; two virtuosos, American classical guitarist, Adam Levin, and Israeli Mandolinist, Jacob Reuven.

  • Friday, October 29
  • 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Minyan & Torah Study with TBE Online

  • Spiritual Practice

Join us on Zoom for minyan and Torah study.

  • Saturday, October 30
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Shabbat Morning Service with TBE Online

  • Spiritual Practice

Our Shabbat service includes the celebration of the B'Mitzvah of William Magit.

  • Saturday, October 30
  • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Shabbat Morning Service with TBE Online

  • Spiritual Practice

Our Shabbat service includes the celebration of the B'Mitzvah of Sienna Lief.

  • Saturday, October 30
  • 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
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Mincha Ma’ariv Service with TBE Online

  • Spiritual Practice

Our Mincha Ma'ariv service includes the celebration of the B'Mitzvah of Robert Gately.

  • Saturday, October 30
  • 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Mincha Ma’ariv Service with TBE Online

  • Spiritual Practice

Our Mincha Ma'ariv service includes the celebration of the B'Mitzvah of Madison Gittlitz.

  • Saturday, October 30
  • 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Mincha Ma’ariv Service with TBE Online

  • Spiritual Practice

Our Mincha Ma'ariv service includes the celebration of the B'Mitzvah of Emily Sonneborn.

  • Saturday, October 30
  • 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Song leading Workshop Music Madrichim

  • Toddler to Teen

Join a dedicated and enthusiastic team of song leaders and get ready to make Jewish music with our students!

  • Sunday, October 31
  • 8:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Learn more

Advanced Hebrew with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

This group continues the journey in speaking, reading, writing and singing. If you have some Hebrew knowledge, consider joining us!

  • Sunday, October 31
  • 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Learn more

Prime Timers Trail Walk & Lawn Picnic (Outdoors)

  • Community Engagement

Reconnect with other Prime Timers for a walk around Hale Reservation and then picnic together.

  • Sunday, October 31
  • 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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Jewish Actors Workshop

  • Toddler to Teen

Sing, dance, and act all year with one of the most tight-knit groups in Havayah.

  • Sunday, October 31
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn more

November 2021

CASA Returns to Community Servings (In Person)

  • Community Engagement

Small CASA teams will help prepare and/or pack delicious, medically tailored meals for individuals and families facing critical and chronic illness.

  • Monday, November 1
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn more

Havayah Sports

  • Toddler to Teen

Join your Havayah friends for informal games, athletic challenges, and fun, all while exploring the Jewish values that guide good sportsmanship and ethical play.

  • Monday, November 1
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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7th Grade D’var Torah Family Program

  • Toddler to Teen

TBE clergy and educators help students study their Torah portion and start the process of writing their D’var Torah.

  • Monday, November 1
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Challah Back Girls (Grade 12)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 1
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Jew Man Group (Grade 12)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 1
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Engaging in Civil Discourse Guided by Jewish Wisdom with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Alison Kur and Rabbi Philip Sherman explore how we can apply Jewish wisdom to help us engage in respectful, meaningful conversations.

  • Monday, November 1
  • 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Drum Circle (In Person) – CLASS FULL

  • Community Engagement

THIS CLASS IS FULL. Join us for an exciting, joyful drum circle continuing this fall with our own Friday night service drummer, Noam Sender.

  • Monday, November 1
  • 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Fee: $165
Learn more

Tuesday Morning Torah Study with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

A weekly class for those interested in finding the deeper meanings in Torah.

  • Tuesday, November 2
  • 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Fee: $220
Learn more

TBElle: History of Jews in America, Continued with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Judaism in the United States has not only survived but thrived. This course will look at why this is the case.

  • Tuesday, November 2
  • 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Learn more & Register
Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn (Online)

  • Adult Learning

So You Think You Want A Dog...WE NEED TO TALK, with Howard Hayman, Dog Trainer & Behaviorist.

  • Tuesday, November 2
  • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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TBElle: Social Justice and the Rule of Law with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Mel Warshaw invites some of his lawyer friends to explore the role of the Judicial System in our everyday lives.

  • Tuesday, November 2
  • 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM
Learn more & Register

Jewish Canvas

  • Toddler to Teen

Come make art, hang out and even put on your own exhibition with us in Jewish Canvas.

  • Tuesday, November 2
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn more

Meditation (Online)

  • Spiritual Practice

Join us on Zoom for weekly meditation in the calming presence of others.

  • Tuesday, November 2
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn more

Me’ah Select (Wednesdays): Changes & Challenges for a New Generation

  • Adult Learning

Students of the Book of Joshua are often surprised to learn how relevant its ancient themes are to the dilemmas of our own contemporary times.

  • Wednesday, November 3
  • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Fee: $325
Learn more & Register

Comfort, Care & Connection Check-in (Online)

  • Community Engagement

Come check-in virtually with our Comfort and Care Team!

  • Wednesday, November 3
  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Learn more & Register

Senior Leadership Team

  • Toddler to Teen

Our most deeply engaged and dedicated leaders have the opportunity to shape the present and future of Havayah as members of our Senior Leadership Team.

  • Wednesday, November 3
  • 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Learn more

Manhigut Council

  • Toddler to Teen

Grow as a leader as a member of our Manhigut Council!

  • Wednesday, November 3
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn more

Tikkun Middot with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

This group studies the mindfulness of Tikkun Middot, the practice of living an ethical life.

  • Wednesday, November 3
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more & Register

Finding Ourselves in Biblical Stories with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

We will interactively explore the strengths and struggles of our Biblical ancestors, along with our own stories.

  • Thursday, November 4
  • 10:30 AM to 11:45 PM
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Text Messages

  • Toddler to Teen

Join our faculty in a special opportunity to explore Jewish texts in a deeply meaningful way that’s relevant to your day-to-day life.

  • Thursday, November 4
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Adult Talmud/Daf Yomi Study (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Remote: Daf Yomi is a daily practice of reading and discussing a page of Talmud a day. We meet once weekly on Friday mornings.

  • Friday, November 5
  • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Learn more

JLive with Cantor Shanna Zell (Online)

  • Community Engagement

Cantor Shanna Zell partners with Jewish Arts Collaborative

  • Friday, November 5
  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Tot Kabbalat Shabbat (In Person)

  • Toddler to Teen

Families with young children are invited to welcome Shabbat and enjoy Shabbat dinner together.

  • Friday, November 5
  • 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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Minyan & Torah Study with TBE Online

  • Spiritual Practice

Join us on Zoom for minyan and Torah study.

  • Saturday, November 6
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Racial Justice Initiative Leadership Development Shabbaton (Online)

  • Community Engagement

Updates on Racial Justice Initiative activities

  • Saturday, November 6
  • 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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Song leading Workshop Music Madrichim

  • Toddler to Teen

Join a dedicated and enthusiastic team of song leaders and get ready to make Jewish music with our students!

  • Sunday, November 7
  • 8:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Learn more

Advanced Hebrew with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

This group continues the journey in speaking, reading, writing and singing. If you have some Hebrew knowledge, consider joining us!

  • Sunday, November 7
  • 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Learn more

Madrichim in Training

  • Toddler to Teen

Be a role model for our younger students! Our Madrichim, or teaching assistants, help the teachers in the classroom by building relationships with kids, working with students on projects and classwork, and helping to prepare materials.

  • Sunday, November 7
  • 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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ICEP: Abraham Accords Process (Online)

  • Community Engagement

A discussion on the Abraham Accords process in the Middle East and what Jews and Arabs are doing in Israel for living together and coexistence.

  • Sunday, November 7
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Get Ready For… Chanukah! (In Person)

  • Spiritual Practice

Learn different ways to bring the light and joy of the Chanukah into our homes with songs, games, and other ideas!

  • Sunday, November 7
  • 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Learn more & Register

Jewish Actors Workshop

  • Toddler to Teen

Sing, dance, and act all year with one of the most tight-knit groups in Havayah.

  • Sunday, November 7
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn more

Me’ah Select (Mondays): Changes & Challenges for a New Generation (Online)

  • Adult Learning

Students of the Book of Joshua are often surprised to learn how relevant its ancient themes are to the dilemmas of our own contemporary times.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Fee: $325
Learn more & Register

Havayah Hangout

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in a welcoming and fun environment.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Learn more

Challah Back Girls (Grade 8)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Challah Back Girls (Grades 9 & 10)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Challah Back Girls (Grade 12)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Jew Man Group (Grade 8)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Jew Man Group (Grade 10)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Jew Man Group (Grade 9)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Jew Man Group (Grade 12)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Jew Man Group (Grade 11)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more

Tradition! Our Stories and Minhagim (Customs) with TBE Online

  • Adult Learning

Explore the stories of our people and gain a deeper understanding of the origins of many of the different Jewish customs practiced today.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Learn more & Register

Challah Back Girls (Grade 11)

  • Toddler to Teen

Take a break from homework and the stresses of everyday life in our welcoming and fun gender-based programming.

  • Monday, November 8
  • 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn more
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