My House shall be called a House of Prayer for all people
(Isaiah 56:7)

Gala Celebration
The Path Forward

Celebrating the Future of Synagogue Life

September 19, 2019  *Elul 19 5779
6:00 PM

Temple Aliyah,
1664 Central Ave.
Needham, MA 02492

Our Honorees
Visionary leaders who have made notable contributions to the ongoing vitality of their congregations and communities.

Rabbi Noah Cheses 
Young Israel of Sharon

David Farbman, PhD 
Past President, Temple Aliyah, Needham Senior Director of Education, Gateways, 
Former Board President, Ramah New England

Elyse Hyman
Past Executive Director,  
  Temple Beth Avodah, Newton 
Director of Major Gifts, JBBBS, 
Former Professional, CJP, Hebrew College

Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills


6:00 - 7:15 
Check-in and Dinner Reception

7:30 - 9:00 Program
Dessert Following

The Program
Panel Conversation with our Honorees about the Future of Synagogue Life

Musical interludes with Jazz/Funk band Square Pegs performing Hebrew/Jewish standards as you have never heard them before - with vocal accompaniment by our very own Emma Savitz

Recognition of  AREV MA 2019 Grant Recipients
Memorial tribute to  Arnie Zaff z"l and
Alan Edelstein z"l

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