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By Keshet18 - 3/19/09 - 11:31 am

Keshet's Training Institute for Jewish Educators
May 31 - June 3, 2009
Pearlstone Retreat Center, MD

Apply online!

Join this national gathering of educators, clergy, youth professionals and community leaders to learn:

  • How to design and facilitate workshops on diversity and GLBT inclusion for faculty, staff, youth, and parents in Jewish educational institutions;
  • How to combat homophobia and other forms of bias in Jewish youth culture;
  • By Keshet18 - 3/3/09 - 3:36 pm

    Seeing as the Keshet office is in an old brewery building, it's about time we had a beer tasting event! Join us for an evening of fine brews as our beer expert imparts some hoppy knowledge.

    Details:
    Sunday, April 19, 7:10-8:30 pm
    Keshet member's home, South Boston, MA
    Cost: $15

    RSVP for contact info by Tuesday, April 14 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 3/3/09 - 3:32 pm

    Ahhh, Sunday -- the time for sleeping in, reading newspapers, and having some delicious brunch. Join the 20s and 30s crowd for a lazy morning of pancakes, fruit, and good company.

    Details:
    Sunday, April 5, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Keshet member's home, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    Cost: $5

    RSVP for contact info by Thursday, April 2 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 2/23/09 - 10:59 am

    All are welcome!

    Details:
    Monday, March 9, 6-8 pm
    Keshet office, 284 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

    Please RSVP to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617.524.9227.

    Keshet’s Transgender Working Group (TWiG) works for transgender inclusion within Keshet and the greater Jewish community, offering educational programs and social support for transgender Jews and allies.

    By Keshet18 - 2/23/09 - 10:45 am

    8 pm - 11pm
    Temple Israel, Levi Auditorium
    477 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

    Reserve your tux, polish your dancing shoes, and join us for a star-studded evening of music, theater, and a fabulous auction (including gems such as an African Safari and a signed collection of Tony Kushner’s works)! This year we will honor Jewish GLBT activists Kate Bornstein and Enid Shapiro. Last year’s event sold out, so get your tickets early.

    Purchase tickets online at http://keshetcabaret2009.eventbrite.com.

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    By Keshet18 - 1/9/09 - 10:26 am

    Join Keshet for a cozy evening of taste-bud enlightenment as we learn all there is to know about tea. (Or at least all that you need to know to impress your friends.)

    Details:
    Saturday, January 31, 7:30-9:30 pm
    Cafénation, 380 Washington St., Brighton, MA, 02135
    Cost is $5.

    RSVP by Thursday, January 29 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 1/9/09 - 10:21 am

    Queer Shabbat is back! Bring a favorite vegetarian dish to share and join other Keshet members for a relaxed Friday night meal.

    Details:
    Friday, January 23, 7:00-9:00 pm
    At a Keshet member's home, Brookline, MA, 02445

    RSVP by Tuesday, January 20 for address to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    Keshet works for the full inclusion of GLBT Jews in Jewish life. [http://www.keshetonline.org]

    By Keshet18 - 11/10/08 - 1:29 pm

    It’s what you’ve waited for all year — our grand afternoon of fried food, dreidels, and sing-alongs. Bring your whole family, your significant other, your menorah, and your spirit of revelry! It’s food and fun for all.

    Details:
    Sunday, December 21, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon St., Brookline, MA

    RSVP by Thursday, December 17 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617.524.9227.

    By Keshet18 - 11/10/08 - 1:24 pm

    This award-winning Israeli film documents the tumultuous life and struggles of charismatic gay activist Ezra Nawi. An Iraqi Jew living in Jerusalem, Ezra illegally shelters his long-time Palestinian partner and tries to protect Palestinian farmers and villagers from Israeli settlers and military bulldozers. Meet up for coffee at Panera before the film.

    Screening cosponsored by Keshet.

    Details:
    Wednesday, November 12
    Coffee at 7 pm, film at 8:15 pm

    By Keshet18 - 6/26/08 - 10:32 am

    "All the world's a stage..." including the Boston Common. Bring your own picnic and enjoy a beautiful summer evening as a group from Keshet takes in a performance of the gender-bending As You Like It by the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.

    Details:
    Wednesday, July 23, 8:00 pm
    Meet at 7:00 pm. (Show begins at 8:00.)
    Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common 02116

    RSVP by July 22 for contact phone number to Orly: [email protected] or 617.524.9227.

    By adamg - 6/23/06 - 5:28 pm

    The Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts has a new search tool that lets you look up some 50,000 people buried in member cemeteries.

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