Downtown Young Families Kabbalat Shabbat

When: Friday, February 3 2017, 5:00 pm

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Downtown Young Families  Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, February 3, 2017
5:00 - 7:30 PM
$36/family, includes dinner.

Click here to register.

Join us for spirited lay-led singing in our historic sanctuary, followed by a kosher dinner, while meeting other young families. Doors open at 5pm, service starts at 5:30pm. This tzedakah project will benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank. Please bring canned and dry goods with you. Program is for children ages 0-10; older children welcome to come and lead the tzedakah project and help the younger children.

Most needed items at the Greater Boston Food Bank:

Dairy: Milk – dried, evaporated, and boxed shelf stable milk
Protein: Beef stew, nuts, peanut butter, beans, and peas (dried or canned), chili, tuna fish, chicken, salmon (canned)
Vegetables: Tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, vegetables (canned), tomato juice
Fruit: Raisins and other dried fruit, applesauce, any canned fruit in its own juice
Grains: Crackers, oatmeal, whole grain rice, all types of pasta, ready to eat low sugar/high fiber cereal (Cheerios, Raisin Bran, etc.)


Vilna's Downtown Young Families meets a few times a year to celebrate Shabbat over dinner, music, and arts and crafts. The evenings always feature a tzedakah element, and families with children of all ages from across Greater Boston participate.

Vilna’s Young Families Committee Chairs:
Rebecca Koenigsberg
Liza Schneiderman
Lori Sidman
Rachel Swanson


Vilna’s Young Families Committee:
Abby Fierman and Mike Grossman
Margi Gad and Daniel Bley
Claudia Granville
Ron Hibshoosh
Sarah Maguire
Aliza and Matthew Schneller
Geraldine and Gabe Sunshine
Nicole Zatlyn and Jason Weiner
Ilana Braun and Jed Weiss

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