Orange DoorsAs we head into December, here’s what’s going on this week at TEMV. Please join us!

Erev Shabbat Services

Friday, December 2, 7:30pm

Parashat Toldot.

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr is available by phone or email if needed.  Contact her at 508.736.5555   or

Religious School

Sunday, December 4

NO religious school today so that teachers, staff,  parents and the  entire TEMV community may attend:


“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 if you are interested in carpooling.

Board Meeting

POSTPONED until Thursday, December 15, 7pm

All welcome.

Adult Education

Check out our potential Adult Ed offerings and submit your preferences. Rabbi Sparr will offer classes based on our responses.

Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Visit the signup page to choose your date or email 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 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

Attendance at this class has been low recently. If you wish to attend yoga on Monday morning, please contact Cornelia at 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

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

For more information email 

Mah Jong

Tuesdays, 6 pm and Thursdays, 1pm

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 to tell us whether you are coming. Join the Mah Jong email list to keep updated about cancellations by emailing

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