We hope you will join us this Friday for Shabbat, Shavuot, and Yizkor Services, including a Leil Tikkun Shavuot—an Evening of Learning—and a dairy/vegetarian potluck dinner!

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Shabbat, Shavuot, and Yizkor Services

Friday, June 7, 2019

  • 6:00 p.m.: Erev Shabbat service including observance of Shavuot, Torah reading, and Yizkor service of remembrance
  • 7:00 p.m.: Light dairy/vegetarian potluck dinner
  • 7:45 – 9:15 p.m.: Leil Tikkun Shavuot – Evening of Learning, including presentations by:
    • Karen Lipshires (The Spiritual Principles of 12-Step Programs)
    • Dana Rudolph (A Jewish Mother Who Became the Mother of a Movement)
    • Robin Frisch (Growing Up Jewish, Growing Up in a Home with Mental Illness)
    • Rabbi Sparr (Book of Ruth).
Board Host: Karen Lipshires
Oneg Host: Vivian Burton

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Thursday and Friday this week. Appointments must be made in advance by contacting her at rabbi@temv.org or during business hours at 508-736-5555. In an emergency or urgent need, do phone at any hour.

Mah Jong

No  mah jong this week

Are you interested in playing or learning to play? If so, contact mahjong@temv.org with your availability (days of the week and time). Beginners are always welcome and temple membership is not a prerequisite. We are always open to suggestions for other games as well!

Hebrew Reading Classes

June 6, 7:00 p.m.

We have added Wednesday, June 26 to our class schedule.

2018-19 Pledges Due

Pledge forms for 2019-20 were distributed at the Annual Meeting and are being mailed out this week. In addition to giving our time and energy to TEMV, one of the most important things we can do is to commit to a membership pledge. These pledges are the regular income on which we all rely. Whether this is your first-time membership or you have been a member for decades, we hope that you will answer the call to renew our collective covenant with each other.  Any outstanding pledges for 2018-19 were due by April 30, the end of our fiscal year. You may pay online, or contact Helen, treasurer@temv.org.

TEMV Tot Tales

June 23, 10:30 am – 11:30 a.m.

And dates to be announced in July, August, and September A joyous hour of music and movement followed by a story and craft for children under 5 years old and their caregivers. Facilitated by TEMV President and child development expert Robin Frisch.

  • $2/class
  • TEMV Members: Free

Please RSVP to tottales@temv.org a week in advance for any date you plan to attend, and include your child’s name and age. Questions? 978-454-1372 or tottales@temv.org.

The TEMV Store

Show your TEMV pride and support our community with coffee mugs, t-shirts, tote bags, magnets, and more in celebration of our 70th anniversary! (Additional items and designs are on the way.) Shop now!

Ongoing

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Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Please email oneg@temv.org with your preferred dates. ​We ask all members to sign up to host twice. You just need to bring a challah and help with setup and cleanup. Other foods are potluck. It’s one simple way to help the community! Please also see our full calendar of events.

Mah Jong

Are you interested in playing or learning to play Mah Jong? If so, contact mahjong@temv.org with your availability (days of the week and time). Beginners are always welcome and temple membership is not a prerequisite. We are always open to suggestions for other games as well!

Food and Toiletry Collection

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

Do you have something to add to our News page or the temple’s bulletin? Send it to publicity@temv.org.

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