BJEP OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m. Boston-area Jewish Education Program, an independent and vibrant Jewish learning community from pre-K to seventh grade, invites the community to their open house on the Brandeis University Campus. For more information, email or call (781) 385-7278.

ISRAEL IN TODAY’S MIDDLE EAST: 2 p.m. The Israeli Consulate’s political director Samuel Crystal will discuss “Israel in Today’s Middle East” at Temple Israel in Portsmouth, N.H. The discussion will include regional threats like Iran's nuclear ambitions and goals of regional supremacy, ISIS, Hezbollah and more. We will also discuss Israel's budding relationships with some unlikely partners in the Middle East and Africa.

ARABELLA STRING QUARTET: 3 p.m. Join us for the return of the Arabella String Quartet, a popular group comprised of violinists Sarita Kwok and Julie Eskar, cellist Alexandre Lecarme and violist Ettore Causa. They will perform works of Mozart, Shostakovich and Greig. Admission is free and there are no reserved seats. The concert is generously sponsored by the Saul B. and Naomi R. Cohen Foundation and will take place at Temple Emanuel in Newton.

BROOKLINE MUSIC SCHOOL CONCERT: 3 p.m. Brookline Music School faculty members Stephanie Fong (violin and viola) and Leah Kosch (piano), with guests Jenny Ahn (violin), Loewi Lin (cello), Lilit Muradyan (viola) and Yhasmin Valenzuela (clarinet), perform a potpourri of repertoire by classical and romantic composers at the Coolidge Corner Meeting Room.


HARP PRESENTATION: 1 p.m. The L’Chaim Group presents their Special Musical Harp Presentation with musician and harpist Rebecca Swett in Reisman Hall at Temple Emanuel in Newton Centre. Refreshments served. Seniors from the community are welcome. No charge. For any further questions, please call Tracy at (617) 959-4928.

THE ESTROGEN WINDOW: 7 p.m. Dr. Mache Seibel is an international health expert and pioneer on women’s wellness and menopause. Mache’s latest book, “The Estrogen Window,” is the ultimate guide to what every woman over 40 needs to know. This critically acclaimed book removes your confusions, calms your fears and provides easy to understand facts and tips to decide if estrogen is right for you. The talk will be held at the Worcester JCC. For more information and to RSVP, contact Nancy Greenberg at (508) 756-7109 x232 or email her at


THE AGE OF LONGEVITY: 6 p.m. An evening of “The Age of Longevity: Re- Imagining Tomorrow for Our New Long Lives” with the authors, Rosalind C. Barnett and Caryl Rivers Long at Goddard House Assisted Living. The book is based on the idea that long, productive lives are the destiny of most of us, not just the privilege of our great-grandchildren. RSVP to Michaela Barrows by calling (617) 731-8500 x130 or emailing


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