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On Tyranny: Community Book Discussion

Sunday, March 21, 7:00 pm on Zoom

The Trump presidency and its aftermath present a serious threat to our democracy and political institutions.

Professor Timothy Snyder anticipated these threats and the greater danger of tyranny in his 2017 book, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. Snyder presents twenty warning signs for the rise of tyranny and suggests preventative actions we can take.

Join us as we examine the place of Snyder’s book in today’s political landscape, discuss his warnings and explore what we can do to protect our democracy going forward.

Register here to get the Zoom link.  Please contact Sara Weinberger for more information.

HIAS Refugee Shabbat

Join CBI with thousands of individuals and hundreds of congregations for Refugee Shabbat.

This annual event sponsored by HIAS and our Tikkun Olam Committee raises awareness of refugees and asylum seekers, and celebrates the powerful work that is being done locally to advocate for and welcome those who are escaping poverty and persecution.

Join these virtual programs:

1.  Learn about the life-saving work of The Trans Asylum Seekers Support Network

Wednesday, March 3 via Zoom

Recording of event: 

Topic: Tikkun Olam Meeting-March 3
Start Time : Mar 3, 2021 06:26 PM

Meeting Recording:

Access Passcode: 2aB0?e3^


Rabbi David will be recording a special D’var in recognition of Refugee Shabbat


Refugee Shabbat Havdalah

Saturday, March 6 , 8:00 pm, EST, Virtual Gathering

Come together with hundreds of fellow refugee advocates and activists across the globe to send out Shabbat with a joyful havdalah service (the service that marks the conclusion of Shabbat). Advance registration required. Please click here to RSVP. For more information:  Contact Sara Weinberger

9th Annual Legislative Gathering

Our Tikkun Olam Committee helps to lead our community in intensive engagement in the work of repairing the world. The committee meets monthly as a full committee and then conducts its work largely organized by teams based on priority issue areas.  These areas include:

  • Climate Change
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Food Justice
  • Health Care Reform
  • Immigration and Refugee Justice
  • Protecting Democracy

For more information please contact Tikkun Olam Committee Co-Chairs, Pamela Schwartz and Amy Leos-Urbel




Climate Action March

Rabbi David welcoming MA Legislators at the Annual Legislative Luncheon

Fri, March 5 2021 21 Adar 5781