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Join us this weekend for a concert or Superbia event...

Shalom! We have a beautiful concert coming up this weekend that we hope you can join for. Eventide Singers will be presenting a participatory concert/workshop exploring the role of music and presence in hospice and recovery care. More information on this concert, and more, is below.

Table of Contents

  • Upcoming Events
  • Eventide Songs of Hope and Comfort - Workshop & Participatory Concert
  • Superbia/Permaculture Study Series
  • Garden Cleanup
  • Community Announcements

Upcoming TI Events

Unless otherwise noted, events are at Temple Israel - 27 Pierce Street in Greenfield

Eventide Songs of Hope and Comfort - Workshop & Participatory Concert

Saturday, April 22 - 7pm

TI is proud to host Eventide Singers for a participatory concert exploring the role of music and presence in hospice and recovery care.

Eventide has almost 10 years of bringing comfort, inspiration and harmony to home-bound individuals, the gravely ill and their caregiver teams. Donations invited; all are welcome.

Superbia/Permaculture Study Series; 4-7

Sunday, April 23,4:00pm

Community building continues with the second in the series called Superbia. Neighbors and members of Temple Israel come together for a pot luck (vegetarian please!) dinner to study and plan ways to make our neighborhood more connected, resilient and productive!

Topic of the day is: Envisioning Exercise: Using neighborhood opportunities and needs to envision redesign. Meeting to be followed by a vegetarian pot luck.

Please RSVP to [email protected]

Garden Cleanup

Sunday, April 30, 2-4pm

On Sunday, April 30, from 2-4 pm, we will be cleaning up the Temple garden. Please come with shovels, pruners, rakes, trowels, work gloves, loppers, and any other garden tools that might come in handy.

Community Announcements

Kol Isha: A Concert of Jewish Music

May 1 @ Jewish Community of Amherst

Voces Feminae, dir. Catherine Bell, Presents Kol Isha: A Concert of Jewish Music. Music from across the diaspora, including works by Salamone Rossi, wordless Ashkenazi tunes, and Sephardic folk songs from Spain, Bosnia and Turkey. Included: heartbreak, advice from mothers to daughters, lullabies, liturgy, and at least one song about a king.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Mak'hela Spring Concert to honor Jewish Family Services' work with refugees

May 21 @ Community Music School of Springfield

Mak'hela: The Jewish Chorus of Western Massachusetts, will conclude its 14th season with its first-ever concert in Robyn Newhouse Hall at the Community Music School of Springfield (CMSS). The "Building Bridges of Peace" concert, which will take place Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 2:00pm, will also feature members of the Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble, a Massachusetts-based group of musicians specializing in Arabic music, and will honor the New American Program, an initiative of Jewish Family Services (JFS) of Western Massachusetts dedicated to resettling refugees in the local area. For more information contact Peter Steinberg - [email protected]

Jewish Genetics 101: What you should know about breast cancer and inheritance

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
in Temple Beth El Social Hall, 979 Dickinson Street, Springfield, MA.

Staff from the Family Cancer Risk Program of Baystate Medical Center will present on the BRCA genes, associated cancer risks, when to test, family history, options for treatment, emotional consequences and insurance concerns. National resources will be available and time will be set aside for questions and answers with experts in the field. Light refreshments will be served. Please pre-register. Email [email protected] or call 413.737.2601.

Sponsored by Jewish Family Service of Western MA, Family Cancer Risk Program of Baystate Medical Center, and Temple Beth El.