CandlesWe hope you will join us for Shabbat services this week, as well as for the Greater Lowell Interfaith Leadership Alliance (GLILA) annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Service!

Shabbat Services

Friday, November 9, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

We are holding services at a member’s house as we transition to our new space. Please e-mail for details.

Potluck oneg — please bring something to share!

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr is scheduling office hours for the coming weeks; please contact her via email or phone. In an emergency or urgent need, do phone at any hour (508-736-5555).

Religious School

Sunday, November 11

No school. Please see your Weekly Hadashot e-mail for details of our hiatus as we transition to the new space.

Board Meeting

Thursday, November 8, 2018

All members welcome. Please e-mail for the location.

Greater Lowell Interfaith Leadership Alliance (GLILA) Thanksgiving Interfaith Service

Sunday, November 11

  • 3:30 p.m.: Gather and Tours
  • 4:00 p.m.: Service
  • 5:30 p.m.:  Light supper/fellowship

Where: Anjuman-E-Ezzi Mosque
246 Rangeway Road, Billerica, MA

We hope you will attend this Thanksgiving interfaith service including people of Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Bahai, and other faiths.

Contact Frank Baskin at with any questions.

In the Wider Community

Shattered Glass, Shattered Lives: Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Temple Emanuel of Andover
7 Haggetts Pond Road
Andover, MA

Presented by the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College, this is the annual commemoration of Kristallnacht (November 9-10, 1938) and the Holocaust, with prayer and remembrance for victims and survivors of Genocides around the world.

The guest speaker will be Schindler’s List Holocaust survivor Rena Finder, with Rabbi Robert Goldstein presiding. Music from the Merrimack Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Hugh Hinton.

The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust 1933-1945

Friday, November 2 to Monday, November 19, 2018

A free exhibit at the McQuade Library of Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA. See Library Hours.

The Courage to Remember poster series, created by the Wiesenthal Center, offers compelling new insights into the Holocaust.

Are You a Member? Have you Returned Your 2018-19 Pledge Form?

If you haven’t already returned your Pledge Form, please do so as soon as possible. A returned Pledge Form is how we know you still consider yourself a member. Membership shows your commitment to TEMV and has its privileges.

Please consider what the right amount of financial support is from you and your family, and indicate it on the Pledge Form. (Click here to complete the form online or to download and print.) Your contribution is kept confidential. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Phebe (; 978.256.2855).

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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.


Mah Jong

During the time of transition into our new space, please email if you would like to play, so that we may tell you where we are meeting. We are flexible as to dates and times based on the availability of those who wish to play.

Food and Toiletry Collection

Please stay tuned for information on donating food and toiletries to the Lowell Transitional Living Center once we have moved into our new space.

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