Keeping the Faith During a Pandemic
Maia Coleman
Religious institutions on the Island have struggled with the decision of whether to open this summer, noting the challenges of holding services in small enclosed spaces.
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Celebrate Passover Online
The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center is holding a virtual Community Seder at 5 p.m. Thursday, the second night of Passover.
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Hebrew Center Program Tells of Vineyard's Jewish History
Chris Burrell

The Brickmans, Cronigs and Levines are recognized as the earliest Jews to settle on Martha’s Vineyard, but if Ken Libo’s research findings turn out to be true, then some of the Island’s Portuguese-American ancestors may also have been part of the Jewish diaspora.

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Artisans Fair
The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center is sponsoring an artisans fair on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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When Comedy Refuses to Take A Backseat to Retirement
Steve Myrick

For a retiree, Marty Nadler is working pretty hard these days.

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Honoring Martin Luther King
The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center, the Martha’s Vineyard Chapter of the NAACP and the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury will host a joint service on Friday, Jan. 12 to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and his friend Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The service takes place at the Hebrew Center and begins at 5:30 p.m. It will be led by Rabbi Caryn Boitman and feature Rev. Mariam White-Hammond, m inister for ecological justice at Boston Bethel AME Church. Her talk is entitled

Liberation — The Land: Reflections on Dr.

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Hebrew Center Dedicated In Solemn Island Service
Jason Gay
In a three-hour ceremony marked by community celebration, joyous music and traditional Jewish rituals, the new Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center was consecrated Saturday morning in Vineyard Haven.
 
The consecration of the new center, built in the past year, attracted an audience of more than 200 Vineyarders, mostly congregation members, but also people of other faiths who came to honor both the building and the growing Island Jewish community.
 
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Rabbi to be Honored
Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center Rabbi Caryn Broitman will be awarded a doctorate of divinity from Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.
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Martin Luther King Day Service
The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center will hold a service of remembrance on Friday, Jan. 13 for Dr. Martin Luther King and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
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Hanukkah Party at Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center
On Friday, Dec. 11, the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center will hold its community Hanukkah party and celebration featuring the Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing Group.
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