Temple Habonim is the spiritual home for 220 families, including Jews by birth, Jews by choice and interfaith families who come together as a community to worship, learn and connect. Habonim, meaning The Builders, is a welcoming Reform temple in the East Bay which draws from Barrington, Warren, and Bristol, as well as other Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts communities. We pride ourselves on being a place of inclusion for a diverse community, offering programs to meet varied needs and interests. We are a place of caring, where traditions are honored, minds are expanded, friends are made, participation is encouraged and comfort can be found within community. We welcome you to visit and learn more about us.



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Thank you to everyone who has volunteered as a greeter these past few months. Having greeters at the door has been a tremendous help in our commitment to maintaining a sense of welcome and community while keeping our building, and all those inside, safe.    I am again inviting you to sign up to greet at a service or event. There are many open slots for the spring so    just click here to access the SignUp Genius Schedule   . We are asking each family to greet at one service or event, if possible, per year. It’s not daunting if everyone helps. If you feel you are not able to do this, for whatever reason, we do not want you to feel pressured. You must sign up via this link and If you have signed up for a shift and need to make a change, you must login and delete yourself - we are not able to do this for you from the office.

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered as a greeter these past few months. Having greeters at the door has been a tremendous help in our commitment to maintaining a sense of welcome and community while keeping our building, and all those inside, safe.

I am again inviting you to sign up to greet at a service or event. There are many open slots for the spring so just click here to access the SignUp Genius Schedule. We are asking each family to greet at one service or event, if possible, per year. It’s not daunting if everyone helps. If you feel you are not able to do this, for whatever reason, we do not want you to feel pressured. You must sign up via this link and If you have signed up for a shift and need to make a change, you must login and delete yourself - we are not able to do this for you from the office.


PLEASE JOIN US TO SHARE YOUR HOPES AND DREAMS FOR OUR FUTURE

This spring we are focused on a congregation self-study: Who are we? What are our visions for the future, in 5 years, 10 years, and longer? How can a rabbi best serve these needs?

Please sign up for one of the following small group sessions; each group is limited in size, so reserve your spot now! Sign up here on signupgenius.com or email nicole.jellinek@gmail.com.

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Sanctuary Congregation -

Thursday, May 23rd at 7:00 pm

In pursuit of justice for undocumented immigrant families, First Unitarian Church of Providence publicly dedicated a sanctuary space in their church to provide refuge for a family in fear of deportation.

“The history of the Jewish people from Egypt through the Holocaust and continuing today is the story of a group forced time and again to flee the lands in which it resided. Repelled often in times of greatest need, Jews recognize the necessity for havens for the persecuted." (from the Resolution on Immigration by the Religious Action Center of the URJ).

In collaboration with local agencies — including Dorcas International, Rhode Island State Council of Churches, Fuerza Laboral, Providence Immigrant Rights coalition, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, and UU churches in Massachusetts and Colorado — First Unitarian Church is dedicated to putting words and beliefs into action.

The work of providing a place of sanctuary for persons who are in immediate danger of being deported is ongoing, and the opportunities for people to participate are many. Throughout the year there will be training for those who wish to learn more about the role of a sanctuary host as well as opportunities to fill other important needs as the implementation of sanctuary continues and deepens.

To learn more, meet with us on Thursday, May 23, at 7:00 pm at Temple Habonim.

Contact: firstusanctuary@gmail.com

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