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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!

High Holiday Greetings and Remembrances

Coming Up This Week: July 5-10
Daf Yomi with Rabbi Perkins
Monday, July 6, 8:00 am  
Click Here to join us for our weekly study session.
Live Author Discussion via Zoom with Best-Selling Author Tova Mirvis!
Tuesday, July 7, 8:00 pm  

Tova Mirvis will discuss her memoir "The Book of Separation," chronicling her decision to leave her marriage and Orthodox Judaism behind. She is the author of three novels: Visible City, The Outside World, and The Ladies Auxiliary, a national bestseller. Her essays have appeared in various publications, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe Magazine, and Poets and Writers, and her fiction has been broadcast on NPR. She lives in Newton, MA.

Join us via Zoom here:


Coming Up Next Shabbat: July 10-11

Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday, July 10, 6:15 pm
Click Here to welcome in Shabbat with us on Zoom!
 Shabbat Morning Services
Saturday, July 11, 9:15 am

Click Here to join us for Shabbat services.

Click here for this week's Torah and Haftarah portions.

*Please Note: "Living an Ethical Life: Lessons From Pirke Avot"
will resume on Saturday, July 18th*
Saturday, July 11, 9:00 pm
To conclude Shabbat, please join us at 9:00 pm, hosted by Gil and Margie Brodsky, for a brief, musical Zoom Havdalah service. Mourner's Kaddish is recited after the service. You can follow along in your siddur or download a pdf file of the service to end Shabbat here.


TA-Zoom with Us!

You can attend many classes, services, and other programs via Zoom.
here for a complete list, with links and instructions.

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.

Spotlight — Important Notices

Due to current public health concerns, all in-person gatherings, programs, and services, whether scheduled to take place in or outside the synagogue, are canceled. We are, however, continuing with a host of online and virtual activities:

  • Visit our Family Resources page for some helpful resources to keep your family entertained and engaged during this time at home!
  • Check out Mercaz Aliyah's website with resources, videos, and more.
  • Many of our Adult Education sessions can now also be attended virtually online. Check out our available classes and instructions on how to log on.

Questions? Please call 781-444-8522 and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

Wishing you continued good health. Please follow the advice of medical experts and public health officials.

L'hitraot! Be patient, and we will soon be able to meet and see each other again.

Check out our Youth Programs and Activities:

Kids 0-5 and
their families

Kids 0-5 and their families

Jewish Education

K-12 Jewish Education

Youth & USY


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


Wednesday, July 8 2020 16 Tammuz 5780