Shalom! Here at Wellesley we have a vibrant Jewish community with many ways to engage our hearts, minds, and souls.

We come together for communal Shabbat and holiday celebrations, Jewish learning, cultural events, and to connect with the wider Jewish community. We invite you to join us at one of our upcoming events! Please be in touch with Rabbi Audrey Marcus Berkman with any questions. 781-283-2687

2017 Spring Events

Events are subject to change.

January

27: Welcome Back Shabbat - Hot Chocolate Bar

29: Welcome Back Bagel Brunch

 

February

1: Eser Lunch and Learn

1: 6:00-7:30 Germany event

3: Israeli Shabbat with winter Birthright participants reflecting on their experiences and Hummus tasting

5: Bagel Brunch

7: Student/Fac/Staff Torah study with Rabbi Audrey 5:00-6:30 (updated timing due to Muslim solidarity march)

7: Open conversation with Efrat David, Director of Onward Israel 12:30-1:30 in Pomeroy

10: MIT Shabbat 250 (rsvp required)

12: Birthright service project with JFCS (rsvp required)

14: Lunchtime program with IsraAID 12:30-1:20 in Pendelton Atrium

14: Torah study with Rabbi Audrey 4:30-6:00

15: Lunch and Learn (Contemporary Issues - Jewish Perspectives - lunch provided) 12:45-2:00

17: Shabbat (President’s Day weekend) - Russian food

22: Lunch and Learn (Contemporary Issues - Jewish Perspectives - lunch provided) 12:45-2:00

24: Shabbat - Asian Themed

26: Bagel Brunch 

28: Lunch and Learn (Contemporary Issues - Jewish Perspectives - lunch provided) 4:30-6:00

 

March

3: Avi Shabbat at MFC

5: Bagel Brunch

7: Torah study with Rabbi Audrey 4:30-6:00

8: Lunch and Learn (Contemporary Issues - Jewish Perspectives - lunch provided) 12:45-2:00

9: Hamantaschen Baking 9pm-12am in Reynolds Campus Center - Babson

10: Shabbat @ Chabad (student night)

11: Purim Party @ Punch's Alley

14: Torah study with Rabbi Audrey 4:30-6:00

14: Keith’s cooking class 12:30-1:30

17: Shabbat - Spa-bbat (Spa night)

19: Tour and Educational Program at Mayyim Hayyim Mikveh and Educational Center, 1:30-3:00 pm

21: Torah study with Rabbi Audrey 4:30-6:00

22: Lunch and Learn (Contemporary Issues - Jewish Perspectives - lunch provided) 12:45-2:00

 

April

2: Bagel Brunch

5: Lunch and Learn (Contemporary Issues - Jewish Perspectives - lunch provided) 12:45-2:00

  Assi Azar presentation (gay Israeli TV personality and activist for LGBTQ community) 7:30-8:30pm - Babson

7: Shabbat - Chocolate seder

9: Cookies and milk social/burning chametz - In Lulu and use fire pit

10: Home hospitality for first seder

11-19: Passover Co-op

11: Communal Seder

14: Passover Shabbat

21: Shabbat @ Temple Beth Elohim

23: Panel: L’Dor v’Dor: Jewish Life at Wellesley through the Decades (date tentative)

24: Yom HaShoah event (lunchtime) (Pendleton Atrium)

28: Shabbat - LGBTQ+ Shabbat

 

 

May

1: Evening Yom HaZikaron observance

2: Yom Ha’atzma’ut - MIT

5: Shabbat - Cupcake decorating w/ board games

12: Pre-concert Kabbalat Shabbat Event at Jordan Hall with Cantata Singers (coordinated with alumna Jennifer Hughes, Executive Director of Cantata Singers). Concert will feature Yehudi Wyner's Torah Service, Yiddish art song and choral music by his father Lazar Weiner, and Arthur Honegger's oratorio King David.