A NEW SERIES – “TORAH THROUGH THE ARTS:” SPIRITUAL AND ETHICAL THEMES IN BOSTON’S ARTS SCENE Continuing CRT’s established tradition of seeking connections between our Jewish values and the Arts; we have planned a year-long series of programs linked to current theatre, film, and museum events.
December 13 – Chanukah at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Join temple members and the community at large in the MFA Annual community celebration. Rabbi Berman will be lighting the menorah and providing a community wide blessing. The festivities begin at 5:00 pm. Please let us know if you will be joining us and we will look into having a CRT group dinner at the MFA. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
January 7 – Sunday at 2 pm, Museum of Russian History, Migration + Memory: Jewish Artists of the Russian and Soviet Empires from the Vladimir & Vera Torhilin Collection (Clinton, MA).
Join Rabbi Berman and fellow temple members to tour this unusual exhibit in an unexpected venue! This well regarded cultural institution, seeking to broaden its audience, is located west of Boston in Clinton, MARSVP at email@example.com and we will coordinate traveling there.
This exhibit contains nearly 100 works drawn from the Vladimir and Vera Torchilin collection that explore the creative responses as well as historical trajectories of Jewish artists born, trained, or active in the Russian as well as Soviet Empires in the twentieth century. Admission for group visit is $9 adults and $6 seniors. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 10th so we can reserve a tour guide.
We will coordinate to carpool to the museum for the tour beginning around 2pm. For more information about the museum visit http://www.museumofrussianicons.org/.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS WITH THESE UPCOMING PROGRAMS IN THIS SERIES!
January 13 – Saturday at 5 pm Movie Night, The Next Voice You Hear. 1951 Classic with James Whitmore and Nancy Davis (Reagan) – a reflection of the Post War religious revival in America, and the fears of the Cold War. Event will take place at the Screening room at Millennium Towers. Pizza or Pot Luck to be determined. RSVP required by emailing email@example.com.
February 7 – Wednesday at 6 pm MFA Tour of selections by Rabbi Berman. Rabbi Berman will provide a tour of various selections at the MFA discussing the Jewish connections. Always an interesting and informative event. Tour will begin at 6pm. RSVP required and space limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 11 – Sunday at 2 pm performance of The White Card, Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater. This is a new play on the state of racial conflict in America. For more information and to purchase tickets go to https://artsemerson.org/. Sunday at 2pm followed by a discussion over coffee or dinner.
April 29 –Sunday at 4 pm performance of “TWO JEWS WALK INTO A WAR…’ A NEW VAUDEVILLE INSPIRED COMEDY ABOUT ‘THE LAST TWO JEWS LEFT IN AFGHANISTAN. For more information and to purchase tickets go to http://www.newrep.org/. Following the play we will gather for dinner or coffee.
May 23 – Wednesday at 7:30 pm, Speakeasy Stage “ALLEGIANCE”- Regional Premiere of a new drama about the internment of Japanese Americans in World War II. For more information and to purchase tickets go to http://www.speakeasystage.com/2017-2018-season/ We will gather prior for dinner or lite bite.