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Temple Shalom

175 Temple Street

Newton, Massachusetts 02465

United States

Company Description

As such, Temple Shalom provides a meeting place, a sacred space for worship, and an educational and social resource for Jews of all ages. Our goal is to include all members of our faith. Our congregants, representing the great diversity of the Jewish popu ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Recognized Leader of Youth and Camping Programs

Union for Reform Judaism

Rabbi

The Teacher's Guide

Senior Rabbi

Temple Micah

Chairperson

Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston

Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies

Marymount Manhattan College

Chairman

Task Force on the Jewish Family of the Commission on Synagogue Relations of the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York

Affiliations

Member of Executive Board
Massachusetts Board of Rabbis

Active Member
Newton Public Schools

Board of Advisors Member
JChoice.org

Dean of Faculty and Chairperson of the Education Committee
URJ Task Force on Youth Suicide

Adult Learning Committee
Commission on Synagogue Relations

Treasurer of the Northeast Region
Central Conference of American Rabbis

Member
Rabbinic Advisory Committee of JChoice.org

Senior Rabbinic Fellow
Shalom Hartman Institute

Member, National Committee On Temple Youth
UAHC Press

Board Member
UJA-Federation of Bergen

Member
North Jersey Board of Rabbis

Member
Jersey-West Hudson Valley Association of Reform Rabbis

Adjunct Faculty Member
Hebrew College Rabbinic School

Representative
Mass. Full Story

Representative
Mass.

Board Member
The Interreligious Center on Public Life

Board Member
Etgar L'Noar

Member
Values Board

Founder, Chairperson of the Jackson Clergy Network, Board Member
Catholic Charities of Mississippi

Founder, Chairperson of the Jackson Clergy Network, Board Member
Community Stewpot , Inc.

Member
Faith

Education

State University of New York at Albany

year Rabbinic Leadership Initiative

Shalom Hartman Institute

Master of Arts

Hebrew Literature

HUC-JIR

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Celebrate Chanukah in Israel with Rabbi Eric Gurvis Wednesday, December 21, 2016 to Monday, January 2, 2017 Join Rabbi Gurvis and fellow congregants for this in-depth tour of Israel.
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Contact Arza World or Rabbi Gurvis for more information.
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This award-winning documentary tells the story of artists Rick and Laura Brown who, inspired by images of magnificent wooden synagogues in Poland that had been destroyed by the Nazis, set out to reconstruct a replica of the stunning, mural-covered Gwozdziec synagogue roof.
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Rick and Laura Brown, creators of Handhouse Studio and filmmakers Yari and Cary Wolinsky will be in attendance.


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Board of Advisors Rabbi Eric Gurvis - Jchoice.org Advisory Board
Rabbi Eric Gurvis became Senior Rabbi of Temple Shalom on July 19, 1999. His rabbinic career spans over 20 years including synagogues in New York City, Jackson, Mississippi, and Teaneck, New Jersey before coming to Temple Shalom. Rabbi Gurvis is a recognized leader of youth and camping programs in the Union of Reform Judaism. He currently serves as Dean of Faculty and Chairperson of the Education Committee for the URJ Eisner and Crane Lake Camps. Rabbi Gurvis served as chairperson of the Committee on Youth for the Central Conference of American Rabbis from 1986-1993.(CCAR is the professional organization of the North American Reform rabbinate). Rabbi Gurvis serves on the National Board of ARZA the Association of Reform Zionists of America and has served on the Commission on Social Action of the URJ. Rabbi Gurvis has been active in interfaith affairs, having served as president of the Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference, founding chairperson of the Jackson Clergy Network, and as first chairperson of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Bergen and North Hudson Counties' task force on Inter Group Relations.
He is an active member of the Newton Clergy Association. He is past-chairperson of the Boston Area Reform Rabbis group, Treasurer of the Northeast Region of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and is a member of Executive Board of the Massachusetts Board of Rabbis. He also serves on the Adult Learning Committee of the Commission on Jewish Continuity of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston. Rabbi Gurvis served as an Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City and has taught at Tougaloo College and at Millsaps College in Jackson. Rabbi Gurvis is the author of the Teacher's Guide for Why Be Different? a Look Into Judaism, published by Behrman House, West Orange, New Jersey. He was a contributor to the URJ publication A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious - Program Guide. Rabbi Gurvis and his wife Laura have four children: Benjamin, Sarah, Aaron and Jacob and reside in Newton.
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Rabbi Gurvis may be contacted via email at egurvis@templeshalom.org.


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We were also lucky enough to hear our own Rabbi Eric Gurvis, Representative Kennedy and Rabbi Neil Hirsch share some inspriational words and prayers, and we got to enjoy some incredible music from both the LoveTones and the very talented kids from the Brown Middle School.

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