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Prospective Families

Are you interested in the Dorshei Tzedek Religious School in Newton? Visit our Religious School webpage for more info and the school registration form! To sign up for our family newsletter and stay up to date on events, please email

Here are some upcoming ways to learn about our school and experience our community! 

All Ages Erev Shabbat: June 9, Dorshei Tzedek - 60 Highland st. in West Newton

5:30-6:00pm: Shorashim Shabbat service for families with children 5 and younger (siblings welcome!) Families with kids 5 and under are invited to join Morah Devora for a young children oriented Kabbalat Shabbat service! This service is for those families with children who can not stay for the late “All Ages” Shabbat service.

6:00pm: Potluck Shabbat dinner, outdoor seating available

6:45pm: Shabbat service — all are welcome to this fun, musical, all-ages celebration of Shabbat! Masks required during services. 

7:30pm: Dessert!


Religious School Pride in the Park Celebration: June 17th, 4-5:30pm at Cabot Elementary School Park - Park in lot off Bridges Avenue

Celebrate Pride with Dorshei Tzedek! Current and prospective Religious School families and CDT members of all ages are invited to gather for Pride themed activities at Cabot park. We will celebrate our LGBTQ+ inclusive and affirming synagogue with games, stories, activities, and community! This is a great opportunity for families considering the Religious School to connect with CDT members and meet our Education Director, Earnest Arky Solomon. For more information, please contact Earnest at 

About Our Community and Our School:

Dorshei Tzedek is a dynamic and growing Reconstructionist congregation in West Newton, Massachusetts, with over 250 member households. Our school and synagogue is a multiracial community that includes families, couples, and singles of all ages, Jews by birth and Jews by choice (or still choosing). We have an active and growing affinity group for trans/nonbinary/gender nonconforming children and adults. 

For more information, visit the Dorshei Tzedek Religious School webpage or email Earnest Arky Solomon, Education Director, at While Earnest is on parental leave in July  contact Administrative Assistant Alistaire Webbe at with any questions or concerns and they will have answers or connect you with the right person. 

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