Join Us for the 5780/2019 High Holy Days at TEMV

Join Us for the 5780/2019 High Holy Days at TEMV

Temple Emanuel of the Merrimack Valley invites everyone to our High Holy Day Services! We do not charge for seats (we rely on voluntary donations from attendees), and do not require tickets or reservations---just come to celebrate and pray with us. We welcome all who wish to explore Jewish practice--our community includes both Jewish and Jewish/interfaith families, families of multiple ethnicities and geographic origins, and LGBTQ+ families and individuals. (more…)...
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Rabbi’s Notes: High Holy Days and Back to School

Rabbi’s Notes: High Holy Days and Back to School

Sometimes, our students tease me as we approach holidays throughout the year, because I claim each one as “my favorite!” Honestly, I cannot pick a favorite – I sincerely love the beauty, rituals, and meaning of every holiday, and the opportunities they provide us to ground ourselves in space and time, with family, friends and food. But the truth is, summer is my favorite time of year. I love the long, bright days, the summer constellations, afternoons at the beach, walking everywhere in open-toed shoes and unburdened by layers of clothing, and summer thunderstorms. I even like the super hot and...
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