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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EZEKIEL’S WHEELS 6/24: 7 p.m. Award-winning klezmer band. At Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline. Visit ‘NORTHEASTERN UNBECOMING, PART II’ 6/26: 6:30 p.m. Documentary on anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activity at Northeastern University. Discussion moderated by Charles Jacobs of Americans for Peace and Tolerance. Sponsored by the Lappin Foundation and the Jewish Journal. At Temple Ner Tamid in Peabody. RSVP: or 978-740-4431. ‘ROOM 514’ 6/26: 7 p.m. Drama about an idealistic IDF military police interrogator. Presented by Boston Jewish Film Festival. At West Newton Cinema in Newton. Contact jremz@ or 617-244-9899, ext. 210. YIDDISH SING 6/27: 7:30 p.m. Informal gathering to sing Yiddish folk songs. Songbooks provided. Instruments welcome. At the Workmen’s Circle Center in Brookline. Call 617-776-0448. ‘PRETTY GOOD FRIENDS’ 6/28: 8 p.m. Stand-up comedy with Eugene Mirman, Bobcat Goldthwait and Wyatt Cenac. Presented by the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. At the Wilbur Theatre in Boston. ‘EUGENE’S FRIEND: BEN’S FAVORITE BOSTON COMICS’ 6/29: 8 p.m. Stand-up comedy with Eugene Mirman, Ben Dryer, Ken Reid, Guitler Raphael, Lillian DeVane and Katie McCarthy. Presented by the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. At The Sinclair in Cambridge. Visit www. ‘ONE OF EACH’ 6/29: 9:30 p.m. Stand-up comedy with Wyatt Cenac, Eugene Mirman, Emily Heller, Mehran Khaghani and Claudia Cogan. Presented by the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. At The Sinclair in Cambridge. Visit ‘KING MATIUSZ I’ 6/30: 1 & 7 p.m. Original musical by Leo Loginov Katz and Mariya Devkute. Based on Janusz Korczak’s novel “King Matt the First.� Presented by Center Makor and Jewish Music & Theater Enterprise. At Center Makor in Brighton. Visit www. for tickets. THORWALD JORGENSEN 6/30: 3 p.m. Thereminist Jorgensen plays music of Lithuanian Jewish composer Joseph Achron and others. At the Vilna Shul in Boston. Contact info@ or 617-523-2324. ‘WESLEY STACE’S CABINET OF WONDERS’ 6/30: 8 p.m. Comedy, music and spoken-word performance by Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding), Eugene Mirman, Tanya Donnelly, Steve Almond, Damon & Naomi, and Bill Janovitz and Chris Colbourn (of Buffalo Tom). Presented by the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. At The Sinclair in Cambridge. Visit

‘BEYOND GENOCIDE’ Through 8/17: Illuminated manuscripts by Amy Fagin. At Old Academy Building Museum and Cultural Center in New Salem. Visit www.20thcenturyilluminations. com. ‘DEAD SEA SCROLLS: LIFE IN ANCIENT TIMES’ Through 10/20: At the Museum of Science in Boston. Visit

EVENTS SOUTH AREA SHABBAT MEGAPLEX 6/21 & 6/22: Starts Friday at 6 p.m. with gourmet barbecue. Traditional and alternative morning Shabbat services Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Luncheon and learning sessions. At Temple Beth Emunah in Brockton. Co-sponsored by Ahavath Torah Congregation, Temple Beth Abraham, and Temple Beth Am. Contact events@ or 508-5835810. MIDSUMMER EVE SHABBAT & PICNIC IN THE PARK 6/21: 6:30-9 p.m. At Temple Beth Shalom of Cambridge. Contact 20s30sinfo@

AMBASSADOR BRAD GORDON 6/23: 7:30 p.m. Presentation by former Ambassador and current AIPAC Director of Policy & Government Affairs. Refreshments served. Presented by AIPAC. In Marblehead, location provided upon registration. RSVP: at or 617399-2552.

Freedman hosts ‘Dean and Students’ luncheon

‘WRESTLING IN THE DAYLIGHT: A RABBI’S PATH TO PALESTINIAN SOLIDARITY’ 6/24: 7 p.m. Conversation with Rabbi Brant Rosen about his book. Response by UMass Boston professor Mitchell Silver. At Boston Workmen’s Circle in Brookline. Visit KOFFEE WITH KUDAN 6/27: 11 a.m. Coffee hour and discussion of ethics with Rabbi David Kudan. Theme: Gossip and lashon hara, or truth and consequences. At Temple Tifereth Israel in Malden. Visit www. HOW CAN THE U.S. AND ISRAEL WORK TOGETHER? 6/27 2-4 p.m. Panel discussion with Rabbi Dr. Gershon Gewirtz of Young Israel of Brookline, Rabbi William Hamilton of Kehillath Israel, and Rabbi Sonia Saltzman of Ohabei Shalom. Moderated by CJP President Barry Shrage. Presented by JCC Without Walls. At Young Israel of Brookline. RSVP: 617558-6443 or

NEWTON - Technion supporter Lillian Freedman recently hosted a luncheon for the “Dean and Students� tour. The participants included Technion undergraduate Tom Shefi, Faculty of Molecular and Cellular Biology; Ph.D. candidate Hadas Nahman-Averbuch, who is engaged in pain research at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine; and Professor Moris Eisen, Dean of Students and former Dean of the Shulich Faculty of Chemistry. Seated: Freedman. Standing (from left): Eisen, Janice Rossbach, Sharon Katz, Shefi and Nahman-Averbuch.

NEGEV NIGHTS 6/25: 6:30-9 p.m. Featuring Israeli wine and tastes of the Middle East. Special guest Col. (Ret.) Sharon Davidovich, former JNF/ KKL emissary. Presented by Jewish National Fund. In Boston, location provided with registration. Contact

HEBREW 101 – CRASH COURSE Mondays 7/1-8/5: 7-8:30 p.m. Taught by Mimi Yasgur. At Chai Center of Brookline. Register at:



BEGINNING TENNIS Tuesdays 7/2 -7/30: 9:30-10:30 a.m. With USPTAcertified instructor Doug Maynard. At Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. Contact or 617-558-6453.

JCC BASKETBALL CAMP 6/2428: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For grades K-5. Led by Peter Sylvester. At LeventhalSidman JCC. Visit sportscamps or call 617-558-6456.

Mindful Mornings 6/27: 8:30-9:15 am. Weekly meditation. This will be the last class of 5773. Class may resume in 5774. At Congregation Dorshei Tzedek in West Newton. Visit or call 617-965-0330.

INTERMEDIATE TENNIS Wednesdays 7/3-7/31: 9:30-10:30 a.m. With USPTA certified instructor Doug Maynard. At Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. Contact or 617-558-6453.

JCC SWIM/TENNIS CAMP 6/248/23: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For children in grades K-2. At Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. Visit sportscamps or call 617-558-6456 HEBREW SCHOOL OF THE ARTS OPEN HOUSE 6/27: 6:30-7:30 p.m. At Hebrew School of the Arts in Brookline. Children and families of all backgrounds welcome. Contact hebrewschool@ or 617-278-2424.

LECTURES & READINGS MEREDITH GOLDSTEIN 6/21: 7 p.m. Boston Globe “Love Letters� columnist speaks. Kabbalat Shabbat service and community dinner. At the Vilna Shul in Boston. Contact info@ or 617-523-2324. CIRCLE BOOK GROUP 6/23: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Discussion of ‘In Search of Sugihara: The Elusive Japanese Diplomat Who Risked His Life To Rescue 10,000 Jews From The Holocaust’ by Hillel Levine. Presented by Boston Workmen’s Circle. Contact or 617-492-8634 for location.

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Celebration Section Tell the community about your recent celebrations! To announce a Birth, Engagement, Wedding, B’nai Mitzvot, or Anniversary, contact Susan Aron Celebrations@


NOTABLE WOMEN OF BOSTON’S BACK BAY: A WALKING TOUR 6/29: 1-3 p.m. Jointly organized Jewish Women in Boston History and the Women’s Heritage Trail. Meet at Bashka Paeff’s “Boy and Bird� fountain at the Boston Public Garden. RSVP by 6/25: jwbostonhistory@ or 617-858-5924.


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