Pomegranate and honeyAll are welcome join us this week for Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur—admission is free, and no memberships or tickets are needed. We also have Shabbat services on Friday with a baby naming and our quarterly turning of the sunwheel!

Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur Services

The complete schedule is here.

Shabbat Services

Friday, September 21, 2018

  • 6:00 p.m. pre-neg
  • 6:30 p.m. service
  • Oneg to follow service

Board host: Robin Frisch

Will include turning of the sunwheel and blessings for autumn birthdays and anniversaries. Sharon Krysiak’s grandchildren, twins born to Joseph and Elisha Bernstein, will receive their Hebrew names and blessings. The Bernstein family is generously providing both pre-neg and oneg.


  • Sunday, September 23 at 9:30 a.m.: Please help us erect our Sukkah!
  • Friday, September 28, 6:00 p.m.: Potluck dinner in the sukkah; 7:00 p.m. Intergenerational Sukkot service, including baby naming for Martha Boudreau’s granddaughter
  • Sunday, September 30: 11:00 a.m.
    • Simchat Torah Celebration and service, including unrolling of the entire Torah. This will take place during the religious school day; ALL are welcome.
    • We will also welcome the newest members of our Religious School family with a ceremony of Consecration honoring Sasha, Leah, Lana and Blake.

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr is available for office hours Friday this week; appointments must be made in advance by contacting her by e-mail, or during business hours at 508-736-5555. In an emergency or urgent need, do phone at any hour.

Religious School

Sunday, September 23, 10 a.m.

In session.

Temple Clean Up

Sunday, September 23, 10 a.m.

Please join us in helping to sort and pack TEMV items in preparation for our upcoming move. We will be meeting at the Temple at the following times (with more to follow)—please show up to join us if you can.

Annual Merrimack Valley Food Bank Collection

Please pick up shopping bags in the lobby and return filled with food and toiletries for housebound people and their pets.

Summer Walk Thank You

The TEMV Summer Walk and Virtual Olympics is over. Thanks to everyone who participated, with special recognition to:

Gold in Triathlon: Richard S.
Silver in Bicycling: Richard S.
Silver in Walking: Robin F, Shirley P., Phebe R.
Bronze in Walking: Richard S., Art P., Fay

See you next summer! –Fay

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Volunteer to Host an Oneg

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

Food and Toiletry Collection

There is a box in the TEMV lobby for non-perishable food and toiletry items, to be donated to the Lowell Transitional Living Center.

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