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Join us for one of our many exciting NexGen social events hosted by Rabbinic Interns from Hebrew College. Events occur monthly Wednesdays at 6:30pm. It’s a great way to semi unwind mid-week with other young folks. Whether you are looking for that classic Jewish Chinese Dinner on Christmas, other holiday festivities, or just some trivia and cocktails. There is an event for you!

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Camp NexGen returns by popular demand

Take a trip down memory lane with gimp, corn hole, giant jenga, connect 4, and more with the best of company around the fire pit on the patio. Roast marshmallows, grill hot dogs/Veggie dogs along with beer, wine & bug juice!

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Check out our past NexGen Events!

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20’s, 30’s, 40’s aka NexGen-ish Firepit Schmooze, Drinks & Pita/Matzah Making!

Sunday, April 14th, 4:00 PM on the Boston Synagogue Patio!

Join Rabbinic Intern Carrie to gather around the firepit on the patio for a pre-Passover Celebration!

Learn to make pita on the firepit & we’ll even try our hands at making matzah!

What’s the difference between making pita & making matza? Come by to find out!

We can enjoy our pita with hummus, High Noon, & beer. All of the chametz – aka yeast must go!

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20’s, 30’s, 40’s aka NexGen-ish Pre-Purim Hamantaschen Making!

Wednesday, March 20th, 6:30 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

Learn how to make hamantaschen with our Rabbinic Intern, Carrie!

We’ll nosh on some hamantaschen hot out of the oven, & package up others to give as mishloach manot, gifts of food that are one of the main mitzvot of Purim.

Learn a bit about Purim, sip on wine, high noon, & beer (or seltzer!), & connect!

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20’s, 30’s, 40’s aka NexGen-ish Tu B’Shvat Seder!

Wednesday, January 24th, 6:30 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

Join Rabbinic Intern Carrie for a Tu B’Shvat Seder! We will gather to celebrate the Jewish new year of the trees + a short conversation on Jewish perspectives on the environment.

More details to come!

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NexGen-ish Sufganiyot Making Workshop

Sunday, December 10th, 3:00 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

A sufganiyot making workshop led by Rabbinic Intern Carrie!

Make sufganiyot & enjoy latkes & other snacks & drinks. Followed by Live Klezmer Music — because why not?

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NexGen-ish Meditation for Challenging Times

Wednesdays, October 18th, 6:30 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

In this time of heartbreak, shock, & uncertainty surrounding the horrors that have been taking place in Israel, we will gather for our promised meditation class, but with a different twist.

Join Rabbinic Intern Carrie for an evening of guided meditation practice, singing, & sharing, followed by an hour of mulled wine & shmoozing.

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NexGen-ish Sukkoberfest!

Wednesdays,  September 27th, 6:30 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

Get ready for a fantastic gathering to celebrate the fall season & welcome Carrie: our new Rabbinic Intern!

We invite you to join us for an exciting day of Sukkah building, delicious food, & a taste of the best fall beers in Boston & its surroundings. It’s going to be a blast, & we can’t wait to see you there!

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Camp NexGen: 20’s, 30’s, 40’s-ish Old School Summer Fun!

4 Wednesdays, 6:30 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

Put pause on adulting & come relive your childhood camp experiences at the Boston Synagogue!

  • July 12 – guitar sing-along*of favorite camp melodies
  • July 19 – craft night: stitch gimp lanyards* tie dye* 
  • August 9 – party games: duck, duck, goose*, red light green light*, freeze tag*, musical chairs*
  • August 16 – lawn games: corn hole*, connect 4*, jenga*, plus sidewalk chalk drawing*

Marshmallows & hot dogs will be available to roast along with beer & bug juice.

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NexGen-ish Sensory: The Art of Israeli Tastes & Smells

Wednesday, May 21st, 6:30 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

Join Israeli Artists Carmel Beer & Michal Evytar to learn how to press Israeli herbs & wildflowers — the ingredients for making a refreshing glass of gazoz — a vintage Israeli beach soda treat!

Plus, socialize & get together with NexGen’s leader David Mahfouda, friends & meet new people — while also enjoying other beverages & Israeli snacks

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NexGen-ish Field Day: Lag B-Olympics!

Sunday, May 21st, 1:00 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

The First Annual Boston Synagogue Field Day & Feats of Talmudic Strength!

Let’s get together on the lawn for a picnic with burgers & dogs + veggie options & Field Day to celebrate Lag BaOmer!

field-games include three legged races, frisbee, red-light green light, corn hole, croquet & more.

+ Drinks by the fire pit!

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NexGen-ish Spring Bulb Planting & Gardening!

Sunday, March 19th, 1:00 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

Spring is coming! Let’s get outside & beautify, plant bulbs, clean up & sit around the fire pit on the heated patio & have drinks!

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NexGen-ish Cholent Cooking Workshop!

Thurs. February 23rd, 6:30 PM  at the Boston Synagogue!

Join David Thursday for a workshop on traditional Shabbat Stew Making! INCLUDING MEAT & VEGETARIAN options. Let it simmer overnight & come back the next day for Shabbat Friday with Cholent!

With good food, good drinks & wine & good company!

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NexGen Chanukah: Make Latkes, Donuts & Lanterns!

Sun. December 18th, 4:00 PM at the Boston Synagogue!

Celebrate the first Night of Chanukah!

Lets get together to make latkes & donuts for Chanukah! We will continue the Celebration of Lights with paper lantern making. Followed by schmoozing with an open top shelf bar!

Hosted by our NexGen Coordinator: David Mahfouda

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NexGen Pita Baking & Falafel Making Class!

Sun. November 20th, 4:00 PM at the Boston Synagogue!

Join us for Pita baking & falafel making class followed by Klezmer Jams! Invite your friends! So looking forward to seeing everyone!!

Hosted by our NexGen Coordinator, David Mahfouda.

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NexGen Sukkahfest!

Sun. October 9th, 4:00 PM at the Boston Synagogue!

we’ll be gathering this Sunday to build & decorate the Sukkah, have a short service, eat some brats (kosher & also vegan), pretzels, & sample some of the best fall beers Boston & its surrounds has to offer.

join David Mahfouda, our NexGen Coordinator, for a fun fall Sunday to bring in Sukkot!

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20’s/30’s/40’s aka NexGen-ish Cotton Candy Divination!

Sun. September 11th, 1:00 PM at the Boston Synagogue!

Hey NexGen, let’s welcome in a sweet New Year with predictions based on our own cotton candy cloud creations!

Join us to regroup, spin cotton candy, and meet our new NexGen coordinator, David Mahfouda. We will be enjoying a schmooze, cotton candy, prosecco, negroni’s & more on the patio!

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20’s/30’s/40’s aka NexGen-ish Cannoli’s, Cappuccino & Kibitz!

Wed. June 29th, 7:30 PM at the Boston Synagogue!

Join us for brews or a glass of wine on the patio followed by a North End Cannoli Tour! Enjoy Italian deserts with Allen, host of our NexGen events before he embarks on his next adventure: A Year in Israel!

  • 7:30 – 8:00 PM – Drinks the Synagogue patio.
  • 8:00 – 8:30 PM – Bova’s, Mike’s & Modern Pastry.
  • 8:30 – 9:00 PM – Head to the Greenway to sit & enjoy!
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20’s/30’s/40’s aka NexGen-ish Pesach

Wed.  Apr. 10th, 4:00-5:30 PM at the Boston Synagogue!

Late afternoon wine sipping fun for Seder followed by a Musical Jam! Join us on our heated patio for kibitzing, wine tasting & finding a new perspective on Seder! Hosted by Allen Lipson, our Rabbinic Intern. There will be three Pesach wines — a red, white & prosecco! Followed by our regular Klezmer Jam at 5:30pm — don’t miss it!
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20’s/30’s/40’s aka NexGen-ish Purim Party

Wed. Mar. 16th, 6:30-8:30 PM at the Boston Synagogue!

Come join our young professional community, along with the Boston Synagogue, for a night of Purim revelry on our outdoor heated patio and fire pit — featuring live new Jewish music!

  • Hamantaschen Tasting
  • Hot Drinks
  • Live Music by Mamaliga

following Megillah reading at 6:30 PM. Costumes are encouraged — the sillier, the better!

20’s/30’s/40’s aka NexGen-ish Tu B’ Shvat

Wed. Feb. 23rd, 6:30-8:30 PM at the Boston Synagogue!

Join us at the Boston Synagogue’s heated patio for socializing & free hot drinks, cider, wine & beer; snacks for Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish new year of the trees + a short conversation on Jewish perspectives on the environment with our rabbinic intern, Allen Lipson.

Don’t miss the chance to reconnect with friends in person after a hectic winter!

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Campfire in the City with 20’s/30’s/40’s aka NexGen-ish

Wed. Feb. 9th, 6:30-8:30 PM at the Boston Synagogue! 

Join as we warmly welcome spring at the Boston Synagogue! Hosted by our Rabbinic Intern Allen Lipson

There will be heat lamps, a fire pit, smores, hot chocolate & fireball, glühwein & more!

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Asian Food + Movie = a Jewish Seasonal Tradition

In-Person at The Boston Synagogue, hosted by Allen Lipson! Enjoy Asian takeout, view Keeping the Faith on the big screen. And…Open Bar!

20’s/30’s/40’s aka NexGen-ish Chanukah Celebration

Lights, Latke Tasting Challenge & Drinks

Let’s get together in the spirit of the holiday with a Latke Tasting Challenge. Sample & vote on Boston’s best latkes from around the neighborhood. Choose your own toppings, & drinks will be provided. Socialize, network & make new friends as we celebrate the holiday by also lighting candles & enjoying spirited music facilitated by Allen Lipson, our rabbinic intern from Hebrew College.

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Wine, Food, Text, Song & Schmooze

Let’s celebrate being able to come together in-person with an evening of stimulating discussion around Jewish texts associated with “JUDAISM, MONEY & STARTING OUT,” led by our rabbinic intern Allen Lipson.

We’re a group of young Jews interested in having a chilled-out good time – with food, drink, socializing & singing niggunim, wordless melodies.

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