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More than ever, we need the synagogue,
and more than ever, we need one another.

Our aspiration of shalom is one of wholeness for each individual, our community, and our world.

Care for each other, our greater community, and ourselves.

Care for Our TBE Community

At this time of physical distancing, we strive to ensure that we care for and connect with one another in many ways. We welcome any gestures of love and kindness and all requests, no matter how great or small they may seem.

Could you use a helping hand or listening ear?

  • Receiving continued check-in calls
  • Participating in a “coffee/tea date” with a congregant
  • Receiving groceries or supplies
  • Receiving technology support

Click here to request a helping hand or listening ear.

Are you able to provide support with any of the above? Click here to offer a help hand.

Care for Ourselves

Mental Health Wellness: Managing Stress
Temple member Deb Elbaum shares strategies to help us keep calm during this anxiety-filled time:
Tools for managing stress
Moving from overwhelmed to opportunity

Order a face mask!
Made by TBE volunteers with instructions from Abdulkader, a Syrian refugee resettled in 2017 with help from TBE, donations support Syrian families. Order your face mask here.

Emergency Financial Assistance
During these unprecedented and challenging days, CJP will be working to provide support to our community. We encourage anyone experiencing financial hardship to contact the CJP Warmline.

Repair the World

We still have the power to affect change and make a difference in people’s lives, even from home.

Repair the World From Home
Click here for a list of Tikkun Olam opportunities that you can engage in from home. Click here to view the latest Mitzvah Moments Newsletter for ongoing opportunities to get involved. Sign up to contribute to our monthly commitment of 50 cans of salmon and 50 boxes of whole-grain cereal to JF&CS Family Table.

Support our Efforts
During the months of April and May we will make contributions from TBE’s Social Action Fund to assist some of our partner organizations during a potential shortfall of supplies and/or funding.  Please help us replenish these funds by contributing to the Social Action Fund, our virtual Tzedakah Box.

Reach Out

Pastoral:
Call 781.235.8419 and follow prompts.

Technology assistance:
[email protected]

Care for our community:
Request a helping hand
Lend a helping hand

Repair the world (tikkun olam):
Contact Sandy Aronson if you would like to be connected to specific opportunities.

Support TBE:
Donate to the TBE Fund

Our Virtual Makom

Join us online for services, classes & community.

Shabbat

To recreate the intimacy of services at TBE (and to see each other’s faces!), join us weekly for Shabbat on Zoom! See upcoming services and join Zoom from our calendar.

View this week’s Shabbat flyer.

Watch our past services:
May 8
May 15
May 22
Visit YouTube/TBE Wellesley to see more services

Listen to Cantor Sufrin & Noah Aronson sing a selection from our Friday evening liturgy.

We’re so proud of our B’nei Mitzvah students and families for persevering in uncertain times. We are lucky to benefit from our students’ teachings as they share their Divrei Torah (Teachings of Torah) on their originally scheduled date. Learn from our B’nei Mitzvah students.

Build Community Online

Daily Meet Ups
Join us at noon on Zoom on Monday–Wednesday for a quick hello, communal connection, and gratitude!

Connect through Social Media
TBE Facebook
TBE Instagram
TBE YouTube
TBEYouth Instagram

Tech Support

Many of our programs are now available through Zoom video conference calls. If you need assistance accessing Zoom, email [email protected].

How to use Zoom:
If you’re new to Zoom, watch a tutorial or read written instructions.

Watch a step by step tutorial to pre-register for TBE events.

If you’re using Zoom from a tablet or phone: Download the Zoom app. To download, scroll to “Zoom Mobile Apps” and select “Download in App Store” for Apple products or “Download in Google Play” for non-Apple products. When you open the Zoom app, click the blue “Join a Meeting” button and enter the Meeting ID number to get started!

Reopening Updates

As the Talmud teaches, “To save one life is to save the entire world.” Our actions not only have the potential to keep someone else healthy and well, but to contribute to the global fight against COVID-19. It is with this Jewish value that we begin to prepare for the time when we might be able to resume some typical use of our building.

Read our communications regarding re-opening:

May 21: Update & Plans for Reopening

May 6: Creation of a Reopening Committee

Visit these websites for the most up-to-date, reliable information about COVID-19:

Centers for Disease Control

World Health Organization

Support TBE

In this uncertain time, The TBE community is here as a foundation for the struggles and joys that lie ahead for you and your family. Gifts to the TBE Fund support our greatest needs and provide us with the most flexibility in supporting our resources. Dues and fees cover only about 80 percent of the expense of all we offer and do together at TBE. Honor or remember a person or event while you support TBE.

Learn more

Donate here 

 

Families with Young Children

If you have children ages 0-5, connect with Yaldeinu, our community of families with young children. Join us online for singing, storytelling, and holiday celebrations!

Resources for families with children ages 0-7

Havayah: Teen Community

TBE Teens connect online! In addition to continuing regular Chavurot remotely, we’ve added new Havayah programs and events, including Thursday QuaranTEEN, an opportunity to socialize and build community from home.

Follow TBE Youth on Instagram
TBEYouth.org

Upcoming Events

Wed 03

Information Session: Annual Budget & Board Slate

Wednesday, June 3 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fri 05

Adult Talmud/Daf Yomi Study with TBE Online

Friday, June 5 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 06

Community Havdalah with TBE Online

Saturday, June 6 | 6:30 pm - 6:50 pm
Sun 07

Advanced Hebrew with TBE online

Sunday, June 7 | 9:00 am - 10:45 am
Sun 07

Congregational Meeting

Sunday, June 7 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Celebrate Community

Our community continues to come together in extraordinary ways.

A Tribute to Susan

A Tribute to Susan

Our family, like so many others, has been the beneficiary of Susan’s tireless dedication to creating a warm and welcoming environment at TBE.

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Donating My Bar Mitzvah Gifts

Donating My Bar Mitzvah Gifts

During this critical time, it was important to me to help others. I’m making a donation with a percentage of my Bar Mitzvah gifts to Community Servings.

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