Join HOH for lay-led Kabbalat Shabbat services featuring a fascinating talk from Dr. Andrew Rubens on the opioid crisis that is currently ravaging communities all over the country. Dr. Rubens currently practices both anesthesiology and pain medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital where he treats patients with a variety of pain conditions, utilizing both injection therapy and medication management, in conjunction with physical therapy and cognitive behavioral techniques. Come hear Dr. Ruben discuss how the opioid epidemic has affected his practice as well as his thoughts on how the problem originated and what those in power should be doing to address it. Followed by dinner!
The schedule is as follows:
6:30 PM – Appetizers and Schmoozing
7:00 PM – Shabbat Services
8:15 PM – Featured Speaker
8:45 PM – Shabbat Dinner and Schmoozing
Havurah on the Hill is a gathering of Jews in their 20's and 30's for monthly nondenominational, egalitarian Shabbat services, with featured speakers and other special holiday celebrations.
Vilna and Havurah on the Hill will never turn anyone away for inability to pay. If you would like to attend but finances are of concern, please email Director of Communications and Community Outreach Lynne Krasker Schultz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vilna Shul offers free parking with validation for Havurah on the Hill Friday night services. Parking validation is only good for the garage at the Charles River Plaza/Cambridge Street Garage at 165 Cambridge Street. This garage is between the Charles River Plaza Shopping Center (Whole Foods) and AU Bon Pain, and across from the Starbucks, near the intersection of Blosson Street and Cambridge Street. DO NOT ENTER THE WHOLE FOODS LOT - THE VILNA DOES NOT VALIDATE FOR THAT LOT. You will receive a green ticket upon entry. Any other color tickets cannot be validated.Register Now