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Temple Aliyah Welcomes You!

Temple Aliyah is an egalitarian Conservative congregation in Needham, Massachusetts,
with a warm and inviting atmosphere. We are a dynamic and diverse community
that embraces people of all ages, backgrounds and lifestyles.
With the guidance of Rabbi Carl Perkins and Cantor Jamie Gloth,
we encourage our members to enrich their Jewish lives, to enhance their
Jewish identities, and to engage in lifelong learning.
Not a member? We invite your family to join our family! Join Us!
 
 
    
 
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Donate to Temple Aliyah's Fall Food and Sukkot Coat Drive.
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Coming Up This Shabbat: October 23-24
 
Sha-Za-Zoom Shabbat with Temple Tots
Friday, October 23, 5:30 pm
Join (virtually) together as a Temple Tots community to welcome Shabbat with singing, blessings, and prayer led by our very own Shabbat Educator, Ben Einsidler.
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Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, October 23, 6:15 pm
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Shabbat Services and Bat Mitzvah of Barrie Abrahams
Saturday, October 24, 9:15 am
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Click here for Torah and Haftarah portions.
 
Pirkei Avot with Rabbi Perkins
Saturday, October 24, 11:30 am
In this time of social turmoil and uncertainty, come explore the ethical teachings and maxims of Pirkei Avot, which constitute our tradition's core values and moral qualities.  No Hebrew knowledge or previous experience necessary!
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Coming Up This Week: October 25-30

Memorial Program in Memory of Neil Sacks
Sunday, October 25, 7:30 pm
The evening of October 25th marks the tenth anniversary (yahrzeit) of the passing of our long-time member, Neil Sacks, z”l, a past-president of of the congregation and Men's Club, and a very active and enthusiastic volunteer. To mark this event, we invite you to join our one-hour virtual memorial program beginning with minyan. Rabbi Perkins and a small group of TA members will participate with some brief reflections. Judy Sacks and her family would be grateful for your presence to honor Neil's memory. Click here to join us via Zoom.
 
Daf Yomi with Rabbi Perkins
Monday, October 26, 8:00 am
Join Rabbi Perkins for a short (20-30 minute) review of a choice portion from a recent "Daf Yomi" (Daily Talmud Page). No knowledge of Hebrew or previous experience studying Talmud necessary. Following our study, we will recite a Kaddish for the benefit of those who are in mourning or observing a Yahrzeit. All are welcome! Click here to join us.
 
 
Jews and Politics: An evening with Professor Jonathan Sarna
Tuesday, October 27, 8:00 pm
What role will Jews play in the upcoming election? Will it mark a change from previous national elections? What will be the impact of the current administration’s Israel policies on “the Jewish vote”? Please join Rabbi Perkins as he leads a discussion with Professor Sarna to address questions we may have about the role of Jews in the political process, particularly here in the United States and particularly now. Professor Sarna, the Braun Professor of American Jewish History and Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University, is the premier “go-to” scholar of American Jewry.
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Di Yiddishe Amerike: Yiddish Music as a Reflection of the American Jewish Experience - with Cantor Gloth
Thursday, October 29, 7:45 pm
With the large Jewish immigration from Eastern Europe in the late 19th & early 20th centuries, Yiddish became a prominent feature of the American Jewish experience. Yiddish quickly made its way from the Lower East Side to Broadway, Hollywood, and into American pop culture. Come learn about the revival of interest in Yiddish music that is as reflective of the Jewish American experience today as it was a century ago. Click here to join us on Zoom.
 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Temple Tots Virtual Pajama Havdalah
Featuring a Special Concert with Josh of Josh and the Jamtones: November 14th @ 5:00 pm
Special Havdalah Kits for All Families!
 

 

Zoom with Us!

Please note that all services and programming Zoom sessions are password protected for our security. All members have received an email for video Zoom sessions.  If you are not a member or are dialing in by phone only (which requires a separate password) and would like to join us, please contact Marie.

Check out our Youth Programs and Activities:

Kids 0-5 and
their families

Kids 0-5 and their families

K-12
Jewish Education

K-12 Jewish Education

Youth & USY

Preschool

Temple Aliyah  • 1664 Central Avenue  •  Needham, MA 02492  •  781-444-8522   

 

Saturday, October 24 2020 6 Cheshvan 5781