Please join us for lay-led Shabbat services this Friday and mark your calendars for the many events in the weeks ahead!
Lay-led Shabbat Services
Friday, November 24
6 p.m. Pre- service oneg
6:30 p.m. Shabbat Service
Lay leader: Sheldon Bishov
Oneg Host: Seeking volunteers; otherwise, it will be potluck oneg.
Rabbi Sparr Office Hours
Rabbi Sparr is available for office hours by appointment this week. Kindly e-mail or call her to arrange one.
Sunday, November 26
No school – Thanksgiving weekend.
It’s time to register for upcoming adult education offerings for TEMV, including Mussar practice and Hebrew reading. Rabbi Sparr is also interested in preparing a cohort for adult bar/bat mitzvah next year (spring of 2019). Please visit the Adult Ed page for details and to indicate your interest.
Ritual Committee Meeting
November 30, 7 p.m.
Social Action Shabbat
Friday, December 1, 7:00 p.m.
Our featured speaker will be Cheryl Hamilton, an expert on refugee resettlement and immigrant integration. Hamilton currently serves as Lowell site director and director of partner engagement at the International Institute of New England (IINE), a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants.
Hamilton will explore why immigrants come to the United States, how they gain entry, and what happens after they arrive. She will also discuss services provided by IINE and what kind of actions we as individuals can take. She will be joined by a recent immigrant who will share their story as well.
Saturday, December 2, 6:30 p.m.
Women of the Wall Speaker at Congregation Shalom
Monday, December 4, 7:00 p.m.
Congregation Shalom, 87 Richardson Rd., Chelmsford
Please join us for “A Conversation with Leslie Sachs, executive director of Women of the Wall.” Since 1988, Women of the Wall has fought for women’s right to pray collectively and aloud with Torah Scrolls, Tallitot and Tefillin at the Western Wall, Judaism’s most holy site. Through education, social advocacy and empowerment, Women of the Wall strives to change the status quo and works to expand civil rights, human rights and religious freedom in Israel.
Union for Reform Judaism Biennial
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