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Entering into a Brit Hashem, Together
September 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
with Rabbi Becky Silverstein
Parshat Nitzavim opens with a description of the community standing together in the desert. Rabbi Silverstein will explore the themes of brit (covenant), divinity and community.
Who Are We? Who Do We Want To Be?
Join us for an exploration of self through the lens of the Yamim Nora’im. Rabbi Becky Silverstein will interwine parts of his personal journey towards self-understanding, professional experience, and High Holiday liturgy.
Tune in as Rav-Hazzan Aliza Berger interviews Rabbi Becky Silverstein on his upcoming Parshat Nitzvaim “Entering into a Brit Hashem, Together,” and his journey to becoming a Rabbi.
Rabbi Becky Silverstein believes in the power of community, Torah and silliness in transforming the world. He strives to build a Jewish community and world that encourages and allows everyone to express their full selves.
Becky currently serves as the rabbi-in-residence for Keshet LGBTQ+ Ally Teen Shabbatonim and program manager/co-teacher at the Boston Teen Beit Midrash. Becky is the chair of the boards of The Jewish Studio Project and
SVARA: A Traditionally Radical Yeshiva and sits on the board of Keshet. You can find him speaking and teaching Torah to the world we live in throughout the Greater Boston area. Becky grew up in New York, holds a B.S. in engineering from Smith College and rabbinic ordination from the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College. Becky is a lifelong New York Mets fan, has no problem rooting for the Red Sox (unless they are playing the Mets) and resides in Jamaica Plain with his spouse, Naomi.