What's Nu?
Parashat Bereshit         
October 6 -  October 20, 2018
27 Tishrei - 11 Cheshvan  5779

This issue of What's Nu
lists events through
Saturday, October 20.
Next issue of What's Nu
will be published on
Friday, October 19.

Binah B'emet with
Samara Katz and Cantor Michael
celebrating Sukkot in the Sukkah.

Julian Hyman will be honored as
Brotherhood's Keeper of the Flame
on Sunday, October 28
at Temple Emanuel.

 Join us for the dedication of a
plaque and bench that were
donated in memory of
Richard "Dick" McCue
Tuesday, Oct. 16

Week at a Glance
Saturday, October 6
Services: 9:30 am
Mincha/Maariv: 6:10 pm

Sunday, October 7
Services: 8:30 am & 6:00 pm
Monday, October 8
Columbus Day
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm     
Tuesday, October 9
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm

Wednesday, October 10 
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing with Pazit Lahav: 7:30 pm
Friday,  October 12
Services: 7:00 am
Kabbalat Shabbat: 6:00 pm
Saturday, October 13 
Services: 9:30 am  
Mincha/Maariv: 5:55 pm
Sunday, October 14
Services: 8:30 am & 6:00 pm
Binah B'emet: 9:00 am
Monday, October 15
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Sisterhood Book Club: 10:00 am
Tuesday, October 16  
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 17  
Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm

Thursday, October 18

Services: 7:00 am & 7:00 pm
Friday,  October 19
7:00 am
Kabbalat Shabbat: 6:00 pm
Saturday, October 20  
Services: 9:30 am  
Mincha/Maariv: 5:45 pm  
Women's Rosh Chodesh Study Group WomensRoshChodesh    
 Wednesday, October 10 at 7:30 pm     
Join us for the 7th  year of our monthly Women's Rosh Chodesh Study Group. The theme for the year is "Lessons from 20th Century Jewish Women - focusing on a group of Jewish women novelists, their lives and the impact on their major novels."  In this session we will welcome the new month of Cheshvan. Sheila Striar will present G ertrude Stein.  
The group is open to all women. It is lay-led and advised by Cantor Michael McCloskey. Study and discussion hour begins at 7:30 pm following our 7:00 pm minyan. Come join us for some study, a little nosh and lots of camaraderie.  
  Meet and Greet Author Jenna Blum JennaBlum      
 Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 pm     
Join Sisterhood for a dessert reception honoring Jenna's most recent publication The Lost Family. (Jenna's book will be available for purchase and signing).  
(Re) connect with New and Old Members, invite your friends and book clubs to join.
Cost: $10 Temple Emeth Sisterhood 2018-19 dues/mailing paid member 
         $18 Other guests (Non dues paid, friends, men). 
Reservations requested by Monday, October 8th. RSVP here. See flyer here.
Keshet Speaker at Temple EmethKeshet   
Saturday, October 13 during morning services

On October 13th, Rachel Silverman will be coming from Keshet to talk about ballot question #3 on transgender rights. This is an important vote for the LGBTQ community and as a supporting organization, it is good for us to give Keshet a platform.
Rachel Silverman is an Advocacy Associate at Keshet and writer for the Jewish Women's Archive. She is a senior religion and sociology major at Bryn Mawr College where she is president of her Hillel and active in Jewish organizing on campus. Rachel  is passionate about Jewish social justice and plans on attending rabbinic school. 
sisterhood book club
Sisterhood Book Club bookclub 
Monday, October 15 at 10:00 am

Join us for our book club meeting. Ellie Smith will review The Slave, by Isaac Bashevis Singer.  We will meet in the Conference Room. All are invited for coffee and conversation.  
 Spirituality & Mental Health: A Discussion MentalHealth  
 Monday, October 15 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm     
How are spirituality and religion connected to mental health? Share how spirituality is (or is not) a part of your life and learn side-by side with others how spirituality and mental health impact each other.  
5-week discussion group led by Hadassah Margolis, MSW, LICSW
Mondays, 7:00-8:00 PM, October 15 - November 12, 2018.   
Adults (18+) Limited to 10 participants.  
Fee: $100 for all five weeks.  
To register, please email Hadassah at margolis.hadassah@gmail.com 
Note: This is not a treatment group. This is an educational discussion.  
For more information click here.     
Dedication Program in  
Remembrance of Dick McCueDickMcCue 
Tuesday, October 16 at 8:00 am

Join us for the dedication of the beautiful Temple Emeth benches and Memorial Plaque in remembrance of our late custodian and friend, Richard "Dick" McCue. Dick was our custodian for 35 years. Services will be held at 7:00 am, followed by the dedication at 8:00 am and breakfast.  
Please click here to RSVP so that we may plan accordingly for the breakfast..  
Upcoming Events
Monday, October 22
Spirituality & Mental Health: A Discussion: 7:30 pm

Sunday, October 28
Christians &; Jews United for Israel at Marriott Hotel, Newton: 3:00 - 5:30 pm

Sunday, October 28
Keeper of the Flame honoring Julian Hyman at Temple Emanuel, Newton: 4:00 pm

Monday, October 29
Spirituality & Mental Health: A Discussion: 7:00 pm
CJUI Genesis Awards Program GenesisAwards 
Sunday, October 28 from 3:00 - 5:30 pm
Boston Marriott Newton  

This year Keynote Speaker, Mark Steyn will be honored as the CJUI 2018 Genesis Award recipient.Steyn's human rights campaign to restore free speech to Canada led to the repeal by Parliament of the notorious "Section 13" hate-speech law, a battle he recounts in his book, Lights Out: Islam, Free Speech and the Twilight of the West. Mark wrote about Israel, "The Jewish state is a great success story."
Emet Award Recipients include Andrea Levin, President and Executive Director of CAMERA, Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America and Ray Hanna, President of Christians and Jews United for Israel. Click here for information and reservations.
Brotherhood Keeper of the Flame KeeperoftheFlame 
Sunday, October 28  at Temple Emanuel, Newton at 4:00 pm
Brotherhood member and Temple Emeth Vice President, Julian Hyman
will be Brotherhood's honoree at the FJMC Keeper of the Flame ceremony at Temple Emanuel, Newton. Click for details. 
The evening will begin with Wine and Hors D'oeuvres at 4:00 pm. The Awards Ceremony will begin at 5:00 pm, followed by a Dessert Reception.
Cost: $36 per adult, $20 per child. Vegetarian options available.
For more information and for reservations click here

Ongoing Programs
Who is God? Who Are We? - Adult Education with Dr. Davin Wolok DavinWolokadulted 
Every other Tuesday at 7:30 pm beginning October 9      
We will explore the Philosophy of the Bible as Seen through Story, Poetry, Prophecy and Commandment.  Join Dr. Davin Wolok, every other Tuesday after the evening minyan at his Adult Education class to participate in our lively exploration and dialogue.      
Roots: Torah in our Generation and in the Next. Roots
Thursdays, Starting October 11 at 8:00 am   
Join Dr. Davin Wolok and Cantor Michael McCloskey as we explore the importance of legacy and our role within the world in Judaism. Over the course of the year we'll explore four themes:
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Activism
  • Peace Making and Dispute
The group will meet every Thursday at 8:00 am over light breakfast and coffee.
(Same as Bagels & A Bisl Torah)

Kachol-Lavan (Blue and White) - Israeli  
Dance Troupe Kachol-lavan 
Sundays from 11:00 am - 12:00 noon   
Does your child love to dance? Join the Israeli dance troupe for boys and girls, ages 8-12. "Blue and White" is a professional and fun Israeli dance troupe taught by Pazit Lahav. The troupe will perform at local community festivals including the annual Israeli Dance Festival. 
For more information contact Pazit at: 617-690-9912, or brooklinefolkdancing@gmail.com

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