CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Kerem Shalom, of Concord, is pleased to announce that registration for 2020-2021 Hebrew School is now open. The innovative once-a-week program is offered tuition-free to members with students in grades one through high school, and Kindergarten and Holiday preschool programs are open to non-members for a nominal fee. […]
About Jody Kotkin
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Kerem Shalom Responds to Food Insecurity In response to these challenging times, Kerem Shalom has created a Food Insecurity Fund from which donations will be made to both Open Table and Jewish Family & Children's Service Family Table. Our congregation has a longstanding relationship with both organizations, and both are working harder than ever to […]
Kerem Shalom is thrilled to announce that Rabbi Sam Pollak has been appointed as Kerem Shalom’s first Director of Congregational Learning. “I am so excited to welcome Rabbi Sam Pollak to Kerem Shalom this summer as our new Director of Congregational Learning,” exclaims Rabbi Darby Leigh. “I know Rabbi Sam will invigorate the […]
Join our ONLINE Women's Spiritual Study & Share with Rosalie! Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:00 pm March 24; April 7 & 21; May 5 & 19 The group is open to KS members, their friends & former Kerem Shalom members. Free of charge, via Zoom. We will read selections from Einstein and […]
In order to protect the health of our congregation, Kerem Shalom services will be held “virtually” until further notice. Please join us online on Friday evenings for Erev Shabbat services followed by an online Oneg, where we will have an opportunity to casually interact with each other. How to Connect on Fridays Service, 7:30 […]
Read Rabbi Darby Leigh's March 17, 2020, Jewish Boston article on staying grounded during the turbulence created by COVID-19.
Join Cantor Rosalie for a Shabbat Around the Table, on Friday, March 20, 2020. In preparation for the Passover, the theme of the dinner is freedom. KS member Jane Appell will introduce a new initiative to help immigrants. Menu: • A selection from Debra’s Natural Gourmet • Please bring salad (with non-dairy dressing) […]
Please join us on Friday, April 3, 2020, at 7:30 pm for a Reggae Shabbat! The service, led by Rabbi Leigh and Cantor Rosalie Gerut will feature Kerem Shalom musicians and singers who will infuse traditional liturgy with reggae tunes—as well as some catchy reggae music! Guest composer and arranger David Sparr, Musical […]
Join a Purim Study Session with Reb Rachmiel. A bit of Hebrew word-play suggests that Yom Kippurim—The Day of Atonements can also be read as Yom K’Purim—a day like Purim. The same midrash teaches that in the future, the observance of Yom Kippur will be as joyful as Purim. No previous knowledge of Hebrew […]
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