Weekly Shabbat Brochure

November 9, 2019 - 11 Cheshvan 5780


Parashat Lech-Lecha


Bar Mitzvah of Samuel Cooperman

Son of Aliza and Michael Cooperman


Baby naming of Gabrielle Hannah Katz

Daughter of Victoria Fener and Jonathan Katz


The Torah portion for today, Lech-Lecha, is taken from Genesis.  It can be found in the Etz Hayim Humash, beginning on page 69.


Aliyah       Chap:verse         Torah Reader

First          12:1-12:3             Aliza Cooperman

Second     12:4-12:9             Zoey Kulp

Third         12:10-12:13        Sam Cooperman

Fourth       12:14-12:20        Zoey Kulp

Fifth           13:1-13:4           Bruce Berns

Sixth          13:5-13:11         Ethan Fener

Seventh     13:12-13:18       Joey Regen         

Maftir         13:16-13:18      Sam Cooperman


The haftarah (reading from the prophetic writings) is taken from Isaiah 40:27-41:16.  It begins on page 94 in our Humash and will be chanted by Sam Cooperman.




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, we encourage our members to enrich their Jewish lives, to enhance their Jewish identities, and to engage in lifelong learning.

Join us for Shabbat services and schmooze during kiddush following services. Check out the exciting Temple Tots programming for our youngest members. Attend the Rabbi's Adult Education classes. Participate in one of our many Social Action projects. Become a member of our Sisterhood or Men's Club.    

Not a member? We invite your family to join our family!

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Did you know...?

Did you know that Temple Aliyah is a member of Mayyim Hayyim, a beautiful mikveh in Newton? Did you know this entitles a limited number of congregants to a free immersion gift certificate? To learn more about the benefits and reasons behind an immersion, please visit the Mayyim Hayyim website. To schedule an immersion 1) request your immersion appointment online  2) wait 24 hours for a response, 3) show up at the designated time, and 4) let them know you are a member of Temple Aliyah.

Want to learn more fun facts about Aliyah? Click here!

Shabbat and Weekday Services


Shabbat Morning Services  9:15 am
Sunday Morning Minyan* 9:00 am
Monday Morning Minyan   7:00 am
Weekday Evening Minyan 7:30 pm

* During the summer, minyan meets on Monday morning and on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.


Under the direction of our Adult Education Committee and as part of our commitment to lifelong learning, Temple Aliyah offers a wide range of opportunities for our members and others to enrich their Jewish lives throughout education.  Click here to see all of our current Adult Education offerings.

Sisterhood welcomes all women of our community, sharing our passion for Judaism, our families and ourselves. We invite you to learn more about becoming part of our amazing community. Whether you're looking for camaraderie, spiritual connection, social action, or the opportunity to get involved, Sisterhood is here for you.