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The Independent Jewish Community

An inclusive and egalitarian congregation​​​

Dear Friends and Members of the IJC,

Please join us for a Shabbat Service and Pot Luck dinner on Friday, June 7 at 6:00 PM at the Shuman Center: 675 Saw Mill Brook Parkway, Newton.

Food suggestions: kugel, tuna salad, lox, egg salad, challah, veg. salads, quiche, fruit salad, cookies, cakes, coffee, juices, and deserts of your choice.  This meal will be Dairy so no Meat dishes please! 

Contact Avi (617-512-7757)  to RSVP and to tell us what you are bringing.
We are looking forward to celebrating Shabbat with you.

Avi Teken, Spiritual Leader of the IJC

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Want to view previous IJC Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services? Here's a link to the last few years including newly uploaded 2023:
(ensure you are already logged into your personal Google acct.) 
Please contact Avi at 
with updated email addresses for yourself and other family members and friends.

IJC prayer books are available to purchase ($30 each) 
To place an order, please contact
Services are participatory! And as has been tradition, tickets to our services are not required, however donations are welcome. Please head to the DONATE page for details

An inclusive and egalitarian congregation​​​

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