May is Healing Month!

Healing Month Events

Blessing the Fruit Trees

Thursday, April 29, 6:00-6:45 p.m.

Please join Rabbi David Seidenberg and friends at Abundance Farm to recite the blessing for the fruit trees and celebrate – together as we begin Lag B’Omer ~ a special time to celebrate fertility, the Earth, and the power of blessing.

Bird Walk Outings

Sundays, May 2 & 16, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Led by BA Treasurer and bird enthusiast Morris Lainer! Come walk gorgeous local trails and learn about birds and Judaism. Social distancing and masks required.

Tot Shabbat ~ May Flowers!

Friday, May 7, 5:15-6:00 p.m.

The magical musical hour led by Marlene Rachelle & Rabbi Riqi, welcoming the Sabbath (and SPRING) especially for families with kids ages 0-7. All are welcome! 

REFUAH: A Musical Healing Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, May 7, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Led by Yoel Sykes of Nava Tehila and Rabbi Riqi Kosovske, with BA Levite Singers. A musical and spiritual Journey through songs and Psalms of Kabbalat Shabbat – woven with guided intentions and sweet moments of introspection, creating a process of transformation that calls us back home into our hearts, and into a loving relationship with community and with the Holy Divine.

Inner Peace for Challenging Times: Jewish Community Meditation

Monday, May 10, 9:00-9:45 p.m. EDT

Gather with Jewish communities from around the country to experience inner spaciousness and healing in these difficult times! 40-minute sessions include transformational teachings, Hebrew chanting, and deep silence, led by Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks from Torah of Awakening.

Mr. Gaga Film Screening & Talk Back

Sunday, May 9, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Presented by Temple Israel of Greenfield & Friends to bring this exquisite film to the Pioneer Valley. MR. GAGA is an immersion into the life-changing world of Israeli dance choreographer, Ohad Nerarim, plus a Q&A talk back event with director Tomer Heymann!