SukkotThe High Holy Days may be over, but we’re rolling right into Sukkot and more here at TEMV. Please join us to shake your lulav!

Tot Shabbat and Sukkot/Shabbat Services

Friday, October 6

Parashat Chol HaMo-eid Sukkot

6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat

​Board: Michelle Vlamis​

6:30 p.m. Pizza dinner in the Sukkah for all
7:30 p.m. Sukkot/Shabbat service

Board Host: Richard Ebner

Oneg Host: Michelle Vlamis​

Dinner in the Sukkah

October 5, 5 p.m.

Those attending the Board or Ritual meetings (see below) and anyone else who wants to join us are welcome to a potluck/BYO dinner in the Sukkah, including an opportunity to perform the mitzvot of Sukkot by waving the lulav and etrog. (Sukkot service, along with a pizza dinner, will be Friday evening, October 6.)

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr will be holding office hours on Thursday and Friday afternoon this week. She can generally be reached by phone, 508-736-5555, and welcomes your call during regular business hours. If you have an urgent need, please don’t hesitate to ring her anytime. She may also be reached by e-mail at

Religious School

Sunday, October 8

No school—Columbus Day weekend.

Board and Ritual Meetings

October 5

  • 6 p.m.: Ritual Committee Meeting. Primarily to review the highlights and opportunities for improvement for the High Holiday services.
  • 7 p.m: Board Meeting

​High Holy Day Feedback

The Ritual Committee, Rabbi, and Board would love your feedback on our High Holy Day services. What parts especially resonated with you? What parts didn’t? How could we improve them next year? Please send your thoughts to Karen Lipshires, preferably before this Thursday’s 6 p.m. Ritual Meeting.

​High Holy Day Food Collection

Please return your bags with non-perishable food (and also leave new unfilled paper bags) for this annual collection of food for people and their pets. Leave the bags in the lobby.

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Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Visit the signup page to choose your date or email with your preferred dates. ​We ask all members to sign up to host twice. It’s one simple way to help the community!

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



See our Events page for details of regular times.

Mah Jong

See our Events page for details of when we usually play and how to join in.

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