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The Independent Jewish Community

An inclusive and egalitarian congregation​​​

Dear IJC members and friends,

Please join us for a Shabbat Potluck Dinner

and Service on Friday May 5 at 6:15 pm.


We will be begin with an overview on ISRAEL IN CRISIS presented by Avi Teken. This will be followed by Q & A and then a potluck dinner and our Shabbat Service.

PLEASE RSVP to Avi to let him how many will

attend from your family and the food that you

choose to bring.

Food suggestions : kugel, tuna salad, lox, egg salad, challah, mac and cheese, vegetable salad, fruit salad, cookies, coffee, drinks and other deserts of your choice.  This meal will be dairy so no meats please.

We will meet at the Shuman Center:

675 Sawmill Brook Parkway, Newton 02459
Take Dedham St. to Wiswall Road,
Go left onto McCarthy Rd.
Go right onto Sawmill Brook Parkway.
The building is on the right.
You can park on the street or at the parking lot

on the side closest to the Center.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Avi Teken, Spiritual Leader
The Independent Jewish Community (IJC)
M: 617-512-7757 
We have the following links to the full recordings of our on-line services for:
Rosh Hashannah - Mon. Sept. 26 at 10:00AM
Recording link -
Yom Kippur + Yizkor - Wed. Oct. 5 at 10:00 AM
Recording link -

Please contact Avi at 
with updated email addresses for yourself,
as well as other family members and friends.
IJC prayer books are available to purchase ($30 each) 
To place an order, please contact

Services will be participatory! And as has been tradition, tickets to our services are not required, however donations are welcome. Please click the DONATE tab at the top of this page for details

An inclusive and egalitarian congregation​​​

The Independent Jewish Community invites families and friends to worship together in participatory High Holiday Services led by Avi Teken.

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