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  • Tisha B’Av Program

    60 Highland Street: Living Room
    Monday, August 4, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Tisha B’Av, the Ninth of Av, is a fast day commemorating the destruction of both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem, as well as other catastrophes in the life of the Jewish people. We will usher in this day of reflection with a reading of selections from the book of Lamentations, and an exploration of the meanings of loss and exile on the communal as well as spiritual level.

  • All-Ages Erev Shabbat Service / Potluck

    60 Highland Street: Fellowship Hall; Location of service tbd, due to sanctuary maintenance
    Friday, August 8, 2014 - 6:00pm

    6 pm - Candle lighting and dinner;
    6:45 pm - Service

    Once a month, we gather for a potluck vegetarian dinner followed by a musical, all-ages erev Shabbat service. Join us for this fun, musical erev Shabbat experience appropriate for adults and kids of all ages (especially kids in pre-school through 4th grade).

    Please bring a vegetarian/dairy main dish to share - enough for 15 people.

  • Shabbat Morning Service

    60 Highland Street: Fellowship Hall, Rooms 109, 110, 111; Location of service tbd, due to sanctuary maintenance
    Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 9:45am to 12:00pm

    Please join us for musical, participatory, weekly Shabbat Morning Services, beginning at 9:45am. For people of all backgrounds and levels of Jewish experience. Services followed by a kiddush lunch. Free childcare is available. All are welcome.

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  • Shabbat Morning Service

    60 Highland Street: Sanctuary, Fellowship Hall, Rooms 109, 110, 111
    Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 9:45am to 12:00pm

    Please join us for musical, participatory, weekly Shabbat Morning Services, beginning at 9:45am. For people of all backgrounds and levels of Jewish experience. Services followed by a kiddush lunch. Free childcare is available. All are welcome.

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  • All-Ages Erev Shabbat Service and Potluck / Open House

    60 Highland Street: Fellowship Hall, Sanctuary
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 6:00pm

    6 pm - Candle lighting and dinner;
    6:45 pm - Service

    Once a month, we gather for a potluck vegetarian dinner followed by a musical, all-ages erev Shabbat service. Join us for this fun, musical erev Shabbat experience appropriate for adults and kids of all ages (especially kids in pre-school through 4th grade).

    Please bring a vegetarian/dairy main dish to share - enough for 15 people.

  • Shabbat Morning Service & Bar Mitzvah of Jared Small

    60 Highland Street: Sanctuary, Fellowship Hall, Rooms 109, 110, 111
    Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 9:45am to 12:00pm

    Please join us for musical, participatory, weekly Shabbat Morning Services, beginning at 9:45am. For people of all backgrounds and levels of Jewish experience. Services followed by a kiddush lunch. Free childcare is available. All are welcome.

  • Shabbat Morning Service

    60 Highland Street: Sanctuary, Fellowship Hall, Rooms 109, 110, 111
    Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:45am to 12:00pm

    Please join us for musical, participatory, weekly Shabbat Morning Services, beginning at 9:45am. For people of all backgrounds and levels of Jewish experience. Services followed by a kiddush lunch. Free childcare is available. All are welcome.

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  • Shabbat Morning Service

    60 Highland Street: Sanctuary, Fellowship Hall, Rooms 109, 110, 111
    Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:45am to 12:00pm

    Please join us for musical, participatory, weekly Shabbat Morning Services, beginning at 9:45am. For people of all backgrounds and levels of Jewish experience. Services followed by a kiddush lunch. Free childcare is available. All are welcome.

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  • Rosh Hashanah - Day 1

    Gann Academy
    Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

    Please join us for this musical morning service! During the Torah reading, we will celebrate the new life in our community. If a child has come into your family this past year, please join us for a special aliyah!

    Children’s services at 10:15am; adults and kids come together at 12:45pm for the blowing of the shofar.

    Adult Service: 9:30am - 1:00pm

    Children’s and Youth Services 10:15am - 11:30am

    Childcare provided: 9:30am - 10:30am; 11:30am - 1:00pm

     

    Taschlich 4:30pm, at Newton City Hall Pond and the Beach at Jamaica Pond  

  • Rosh Hashanah - Day 2

    Gann Academy
    Friday, September 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

    Please join us for the second day of Rosh Hashanah, for a less traditional service, including an interesting Torah discussion in place of the Torah reading and an alternative (and abbreviated) Musaf service. No children’s services but CHILDCARE is provided (10:00am - 12:30pm).

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