SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Lifestyle

January 25, 2014

North Shore religion news in brief

The Lappin Foundation is offering two new book groups, Boys Book Group and JG Book Group, both of which will meet at Putnam Pantry, Route 1 north, Danvers, and include a make-your-own-sundae buffet before the book discussion. The Boys Book Group is geared toward Jewish boys, ages 9 to 11, with their dads/special friends. The group meets for the first time on Tuesday, March 4, from 7 to 8 p.m., and continues May 6 and June 10. The JG Book Group, geared toward Jewish girls ages 11 to 13 with mothers/special friends, will meet on Monday, March 3, from 7 to 8:15 p.m., and continues May 19, Oct. 27 and Dec. 15. To participate in either book group, RSVP to Phyllis Osher by Saturday, Feb. 1, at 978-740-4404 or posher@lappinfoundation.org.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Marblehead is offering a free, four-hour experiential workshop presented by Julie Honeycutt on Internal Family Systems, a non-denominational psychospiritual model of emotional growth and healing. The workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Parish Hall of St. Andrew’s Church, 135 Lafayette St., Marblehead. Light refreshments will be served. Children ages 10 and older are welcome. An optional $10 donation will be accepted at the door. For more information and to register, contact Elizabeth Tener at 978-910-0182 or lizten@comcast.net. Walk-ins are welcome.

Rabbi Emily Mathis will lead a discussion group at Temple Beth Shalom in Peabody on Sundays, Feb. 16, March 9, and April 6, from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. at 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Using “The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic” as a guide, Mathis will lead a discussion of the Jewish perspective on food and justice, environmental ethics, the history and trends of Jewish dietary practices within reformed Judaism, animal rights, and more. Admission to the program is free, but books cost $12 for temple members and $18 for nonmembers. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to reserve a spot, call the temple office at 978-535-2100.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Lifestyle
  • Jenson1 Salsa spirit Dance party will benefit Jazz & Soul Festival Salsa spirit

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • rhinaespaillat Survival through art Rhina Espaillat met many survivors of the Holocaust when she was growing up in New York and was often impressed by their strength of mind. "I was always surprised to meet people who came through the Holocaust not only physically whole, but mentally w

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140422_SN_HAND_READERSEYE The reader's eye Name: Sarah Rydgren Hometown: Salem Description: Taken during a ride through the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire last week. I love the mountains, and this stretch of highway is one of my favorite roads to travel. I am a self-taught photographer a

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • shellfish North Shore Entertainment Calendar

    Good causes LIBRARY FUNDRAISER AND STORY PROGRAM. Thursday, April 24, 1 to 4 p.m., Swizzles Frozen Yogurt, 421 Paradise Road, Vinnin Square, Swampscott. Swampscott Public Library fundraiser features a free story and music program for children of all

    April 24, 2014 4 Photos

  • benefitrace Good cause Racing for a reason On Sunday, Salem State University hosts its 18th annual North Shore Fitness 5K Road Race and Fun Walk, starting at 9 a.m. at the O'Keefe Sports Complex, 225 Canal St., Salem. Advance registration is $18 for Gassett Fitness members

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Parents appalled by man’s indifference to son Dear Abby: My 23-year-old son, "Wayne," who is single, has a 3-year-old son. We didn't learn about the child until he was more than a year old, when Wayne was asked to take a paternity test. Luckily, we have been able to form a good relationship wit

    April 24, 2014

  • Thursday's Best Bets Best Bets for Thursday, April 24

    Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Married couple’s sex life is all about the numbers Dear Abby: I have been married to a wonderful man for 30 years. Our marriage may not be perfect, but it's quite good. My dilemma is this: My husband keeps track of every time we have sex and has a personal goal of 100 times a year. In 2013, he infor

    April 23, 2014

  • Wednesday's Best Bets Best Bets for Wednesday, April 23

    Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Don't meddle in office affair unless it interferes with work

    Dear Abby: I manage a group of 15 employees. A few months ago, I hired the wife of an old friend. Until now she has been a great employee, but recently, she and a male co-worker have been taking lunches and breaks together in a way that leads me to b

    April 22, 2014

NDN Video
Comments Tracker