TEMV_sign_750Here’s what’s happening this week at TEMV—and what’s cancelled for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Erev Shabbat Services

Friday, November 25, 7:30pm

Lay led Service: Service leader: Alan Wolff

Come to services the day after Thanksgiving, bring something to share at oneg.

Cancellations This Week

  • No yoga this week.
  • No Mah Jong Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24.
  • No Religious School Sunday, November 27 and Sunday, December 4.
  • Rabbi Sparr will not be in this week, but is available by phone (508.736.5555) or e-mail if needed.

Building Use Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 29, 7pm

Meeting to discuss Building Use Guidelines and ways to increase the use of the building.

Email house@temv.org if  interested.


“New England’s Annual Conference on Jewish Culture & Lifelong Learning”
Sunday, December 4,9 am- 5pm

Teachers, staff, parents, and the entire TEMV community are encouraged to attend.

Click for more information and to register.

Temple Reyim
1860 Washington Street
Newton, MA

$45 for the day.

Contact events@temv.org if you are interested in carpooling.

Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Visit the signup page to choose your date or email oneg@temv.org with your preferred dates.

If all members sign up to host then no one will have to host more than twice. It’s one simple way to help.

The complete Service schedule for the year is here, along with our full calendar of events.

TEMV Snow Ball

Saturday, January 14  8 pm – 11 pm

The Bar Chords are returning for another dance. Music of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Everyone had a great time last year so we are doing it again.

Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

Email events@temv.org or call 978 256-2855 to RSVP or to volunteer to help with food, decorations, set up, clean up etc.


Food and Toiletry Collections

There are boxes in the lobby waiting to be filled with your generous donations.  All donations go to local charities.   Thank you!

Winter Clothing Collection

There is a box in the lobby for winter clothing.  Please donate winter clothing including:

  • Coats
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Scarves


Gentle yoga: Monday, 8:30am

(Cancelled Thanksgiving week.)

Attendance at this class has been low recently. If you wish to attend yoga on Monday morning, please contact Cornelia at yogainfo@temv.org preferably by Sunday afternoon. If at least three people say they are coming she will let you know. Please leave your phone number—preferably a cell phone number—in your email.

Yoga: Wednesday, 6:30pm

(Cancelled Thanksgiving week.)

Please bring a mat. $7 for the teacher and a $3 donation to the temple.

For more information email yogainfo@temv.org 

Mah Jong

Tuesdays, 6 pm and Thursdays, 1pm

(Cancelled Thanksgiving week.)

As long as at least three people commit to being there, we play. All levels of players including beginners are welcome. We love introducing and teaching the game to new players. Please email mahjong@temv.org to tell us whether you are coming. Join the Mah Jong email list to keep updated about cancellations by emailing  mahjongg-join@temv.org.

Do you have something to add to this email blast or to the temple’s bulletin? Send it to phebe@temv.org.

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